From Mineweb.com: Speculators often take advantage of silver’s volatility to gear up their gold exposure when looking for a move in the sector. Is such a move underway again? Silver is a notoriously wayward metal.
If there is one thing that is consistent about it, however, it is the fact that it is regularly more volatile than gold; as a result it will often be the leader when it comes to changes in investment or speculative patterns as market players look to play up their expectations for price performance. ….. Full Article: Source