How does silver fit into your portfolio? What role should it play?

Seeking Alpha says it's a great addition to your investment portfolio and recommends keeping it at about 1%. This is because silver has spiked dramatically a few times in the past.

"You can see 'Silver Thursday' in March 1980, the result of Bunker Hunt attempting to corner the silver market. And you can see the freak-out in 2011. So you might come to the conclusion that an asset that goes bananas every once in a while could be a good asset to hold."

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