Silver follows the same upward track as gold, topping $40/oz as a cheaper alternative to the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Silver follows the same upward track as gold, topping $40/oz as a cheaper alternative to the safe-haven favorite. Shares of select silver companies also gain: Silvercorp Metals (SVM +3.7%), Silver Standard (SSRI +1.8%), Silver Wheaton (SLW +2.5%).