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Silver

Silver is a metallic chemical element with the chemical symbol Ag (Latin: argentum, from the Indo-European root *arg- for "grey" or "shining") and atomic number 47. A soft, white, lustrous transition metal, it has the highest electrical conductivity of any element and the highest thermal conductivity of any metal. The metal occurs naturally in its pure, free form (native silver), as an alloy with gold and other metals, and in minerals such as argentite and chlorargyrite. Most silver is produced as a by-product of copper, gold, lead, and zinc refining.

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Silver futures down 0.36% on weak global cues

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Nov 02 - Politico

Articles About Silver

A cybersecurity expert monitors telecommunications traffic at a network operations center in a Verizon facility in Ashburn, Virginia
Verizon Offers HTC One Remix (aka HTC One Mini 2) Starting July 24 for $99.99 Under Contract

By IBTimes AU

HTC One Remix is the name of the Verizon branded HTC One Mini 2 handset. The mobile network carrier has changed only the moniker but the specifications and the features remain the same. In addition, the HTC One Remix release date in the U.S. under Verizon is July 24, according to Verizon Wireless. (12:41 pm)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, SAMSUNG, SONY, ANDROID, HTC

Nokia XL (Dual-Sim) vs. Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo (Dual-Sim) – Specifications, Features and Price Comparison
Nokia XL (Dual-Sim) vs. Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo (Dual-Sim) – Specifications, Features and Price Comparison

By IBTimes AU

Budget-friendly handsets from Nokia are a huge hit across the globe. The handset in focus, the Nokia XL has recently been released in May 2014, while the Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo was released in February. (11:59 am)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, ANDROID, HTC

NBA: Playoffs-Chicago Bulls at Washington Wizards
Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Will Dominate in Return – Taj Gibson

By IBTimes AU

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has been training hard to get back to shape after another season-ending knee injury last season. Teammate Taj Gibson thinks he's going to be dominant next season. (8:28 pm)

Xiaomi Mi4 vs. OnePlus One – Specifications, Features, Release Date and Price Showdown
Apple's iPhone 6 vs. Xiaomi Mi 4: Specifications, Features and Prices

By IBTimes AU

Xiaomi, the so-called "Apple of China", has launched its Xiaomi Mi 4 earlier than the real Apple's flagship product and is expected to have an upcoming clash with the upcoming iPhone 6. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, GOLD, SAMSUNG, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Nexus 6
LG G3 Perfect as Google Nexus 6 Base-Model on Release Date with These 5 Killer Features

By IBTimes AU

The Nexus 6 release date, according to Google, remains on course anytime in the second half of 2014 as the Internet search giant recently quashed rumours that the device will give way to its Android Silver project. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID, HTC

Members of Australia's team enter he stadium during the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, July 23, 2014.       REUTERS/Jim Young
Get to Know the Australian Sevens Squad’s Performances at the Commonwealth Games

By IBTimes AU

The Australian Rugby Sevens squad has participated in the Commonwealth Games after its introduction in 1998. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, UGANDA, COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Australia's Anna Meares holds her gold medal after winning the women's 500m time trial at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 24, 2014.         REUTERS/Andrew Winning
Anna Meares Wins 500m Time Trial at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

By IBTimes AU

Anna Meares has not only recollected her crown in the women’s 500m Time Trial, but she also ripped a new record in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER, MEXICO, COMMONWEALTH GAMES, REAL MADRID

A police officer provides security in preparation for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
Anna Meares: Five Things to Know About Australia’s Flag Bearer in the 2014 Commonwealth Games

By IBTimes AU

Anna Meares was chosen as Australia’s flag bearer in the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, AUSTRALIA, COMMONWEALTH GAMES

The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 237.5km 16th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Carcassonne and Bagneres-de-Luchon, July 22, 2014.
Bradley Wiggins on Rival: F*cking Chris Froome, English Aims Gold at Glasgow 2014

By IBTimes AU

Sir Bradley Wiggins is off to get the gold medal in the team pursuit competition at the Commonwealth Games 2014. But before he starts his quest for greatness, Wiggins had some strong words to people asking him about his Sky and English cycling teammate. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, COMMONWEALTH GAMES

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5: Will GoT Fans See Nymeria, Direwolf of Actress Maisie Williams' Arya Stark?
Game of Thrones Season 5 Updates: Maisie Williams Revealed Everything is Top Secret

By IBTimes AU

Best known for her role as Arya Stark in HBO's epic fantasy series "Game of Thrones," Maisie Williams recently revealed that everything in season 5 is top secret. The 17-year-old actress is very careful not to say anything as the whole... (Jul 22)