In the nick of time. This should help out for a little while.
Silver isn't always 'consumed' It can often be recycled.
I want to start hoarding printer paper and copper.
If silver were to drop to the prices that Shorts say then why would anyone bother to invest in a costly salvage operation?
Squeeze is coming and we ain't talking about Florida orange juice. Right? Mr. china_skeeved
An hour+ of world production I think. From the time it was discovered to the time it was brought on ship, that amount was consumed.
At 1 billion oz/yr consumption, the world consumes 57 tons / hour;