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Trading Higher on Heavy Volume are Shares of iShares Silver Trust on 1.3x Above-Average Volume (SLV)

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Shares of iShares Silver Trust (AMEX: SLV) are trading up 2.4% to $40.79 today on above average volume. Approximately 42 million shares have traded hands today vs. average 30-day volume of 32.9 million shares.

Spikes in volume can validate a breakout or signify a potential turning point. As such, SmarTrend will continue to monitor shares of SLV to see if this bullish momentum will continue.

SmarTrend currently has shares of iShares Silver Trust in an Uptrend and issued the Uptrend alert on May 25, 2011 at $36.66. The stock has risen 8.6% since the Uptrend alert was issued.

In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day MA has climbed 0.8% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.7%.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of iShares Silver Trust have traded between a low of $17.43 and a high of $48.35 and are now at $40.57, which is 133% above that low price.

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