Silver closed at $29.73 today, a new 30 year record high! Earlier in the day, silver topped $30 an ounce. The all-time high for silver is $50, which was set in January of 1980.

What is the reason behind the latest surge in silver?

The main driving force behind today's rally seemed to be an interview on Sunday with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in which the chairman suggested the possibility of more quantitative easing.

Continuing debt problems in Europe also was driving demand for silver.

This may be your last chance to purchase silver bullion at this level.  If you have been thinking about investing in silver coins or bars, I would not put it off  any longer.  I highly recommend buying silver where I buy mine - at .