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Great Panther Extends Guanajuatito Silver-Gold Zones To Depth

We bought Great Panther in September 2009 @ CA$0.84 using today’s close of CA$1.95 this means a 132% gain. Recently we sold 50% of our shares @ CA$2.75 (a 227% gain) because of our unique strategy. We still think Great Panther has a lot of upward potential, and with more development en exploration on the way, this company is a real pearl!  We keep Great Panther at a BUY advise.

Great Panther News Release:

GREAT PANTHER SILVER LIMITED (TSX: GPR; the “Company”) is pleased to announce the discovery of deeper mineralized silver-gold zones at the Guanajuatito Mine at the northwest end of the Guanajuato Mine Complex. The deep drilling program is being conducted at 25-50 metre intervals from several drill stations on the Guanajuatito Mine cross-cut, located on the 100 metre level. The drilling program has been successful in extending silver-gold mineralization below the current level of mining on the 80 metre level, down to the 245 metre level. The new mineralization has been defined over a strike length of approximately 100 metres and for an additional 150 metres vertically. Highlights from 21 drill holes completed in 2010 plus several earlier drill holes in the deeper (below the 80 metre level) portions of Guanajuatito are listed below. A more complete listing of results and a longitudinal section showing the drill holes have been added to the Company website.

Using information from mining the upper levels and the new drilling, two mineralized zones are interpreted from the data – the Veta Madre zone, and a slightly deeper Footwall zone. Typically, the mineralized portion of the zones pinches and swells with true widths varying from less than one metre to 4.6 metres. Typifying the above observations are Veta Madre intersections for UGG10-008 that intersected 8.52g/t gold and 1,300g/t silver over a true width of 0.61 metres, and UGG10-009 that intersected 0.87g/t gold and 241g/t silver over a true width of 3.59 metres. The best and deepest (245 level) Footwall zone intersection returned 2.77g/t gold and 839g/t silver over a true width of 1.72 metres in UGG10-021.

Drilling is being conducted from drill stations in a hanging wall cross-cut on the 100 metre level. Modeling of the structures is presently being completed and ramp access has intersected the Veta Madre on the 120 metre level. Future plans call for a hanging wall exploration drive sublevel to be driven both northwest and southeast to accommodate additional drill stations at 50 metre intervals to test the mineralized zones in the Guanajuatito Mine area from the 100 metre level down to the 390 metre level (approximately 400 metres down dip), and along 500 metres of strike.

Andrew Sharp, Guanajuato Mine Manager stated, “Ore development on the 120 level is underway and the provision of ventilation for the first ore level is a priority. Once this commences, ramp development to subsequent stope levels for future production will re-commence. Given the good exploration results to date, further exploration potential along strike and the advancing ramp depth, additional capital has been committed in the form of a deeper electrical distribution network.”

The Guanajuatito Mine was the first area at Guanajuato to be drilled by Great Panther in 2005 and one of the first to commence mining. While the upper levels (from the +20 metre level down to the 80 metre level) were drilled from surface, and subsequently mined out (76,668 tonnes at 254g/t Ag and 1.69g/t Au, for 876,000 Ag eq oz using a 60:1 silver:gold ratio), this zone was never included in any NI 43-101 compliant resource. The new drilling on the deeper levels will, however, be brought into the Company’s next resource update later this year.

Highlights of Deep Guanajuatito Drill Holes

Hole Number From (m) To (m) Width (m) True Width (m) Au (g/t) Ag (g/t) Zone
UG09-084P

1.8

7.9

5.8

4.1

2.36

429

VM
UG09-080

29.0

31.7

2.7

1.74

1.01

175

VM
SG08-070

247.5

249.24

1.74

1.22

0.46

100

VM
UGG10-001

28.5

30.4

1.9

1.8

1.28

115

VM
UGG10-002

32.5

35.05

2.55

2.4

1.87

455

FW
UGG10-003

45.25

49.6

4.35

2.8

0.46

307

FW
UGG10-005

109.15

111.65

2.5

2.17

1.22

194

FW
UGG10-006

88

90.5

2.5

2.49

0.44

140

FW
UGG10-008

102.95

103.65

0.7

0.61

8.52

1300

VM
UGG10-009

147.95

151.55

3.6

3.59

0.87

241

VM
UGG10-009

154.3

156.15

1.85

1.84

1.72

377

FW
UGG10-012

41.5

42.05

0.55

0.55

2.51

558

VM
UGG10-017

87.8

91.4

3.6

3.58

1.03

194

VM
UGG10-019

146.7

151.3

4.6

4.44

1.17

274

VM
UGG10-021

168.2

170.1

1.9

1.72

2.27

839

FW

VM: Veta Madre zone; FW: Footwall zone.

Robert F. Brown, P. Eng. and Vice President of Exploration for the Company is the Qualified Person for the Guanajuato Mine, under the meaning of NI 43-101. A full QA/QC program is being followed including the regular insertion of splits, blanks, and standards into the core sampling sequence. Analysis of the drill core samples will be conducted at the Guanajuato Mine on-site laboratory, independently operated by SGS.

For further information, please visit the Company’s website at www.greatpanther.com, contact B&D Capital at telephone 604 685 6465, fax 604 899 4303 or e-mail info@greatpanther.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“Robert A. Archer”

Robert A. Archer, President & CEO

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and forward-looking information within the meaning of the Securities Act (Ontario) (together, “forward-looking statements”). Such forward-looking statements may include but are not limited to the Company’s plans for production at its Guanajuato and Topia Mines in Mexico, exploring its other properties in Mexico, the overall economic potential of its properties, the availability of adequate financing and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements to be materially different. Such factors include, among others, risks and uncertainties relating to potential political risks involving the Company’s operations in a foreign jurisdiction, uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, physical risks inherent in mining operations, currency fluctuations, fluctuations in the price of silver, gold and base metals, completion of economic evaluations, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, the inability or failure to obtain adequate financing on a timely basis, and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2009 and reports on Form 6-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available at www.sec.gov and Material Change Reports filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators and available at www.sedar.com.

Source: Company website

Great Panther Reports Fourth Quarter And Record 2010 Production

Great Panther had a great year as well. The company broke multiple records. We bought shares of Great Panther in September 2009 @ CA$0.84 and recently sold half our shares @CA$2.75 creating “free” shares for our portfolio. Yesterday the stock closed @ CA$2.48

Great Panther News Release:

GREAT PANTHER SILVER LIMITED (TSX: GPR; the “Company”) is pleased to report record 2010 production of 2,255,802 silver equivalent ounces (“Ag eq oz”), a 2% increase over 2009. New records were established for the output of all metals, comprising 1,534,957 ounces silver, 7,216 ounces gold, 1,092 tonnes lead, and 1,358 tonnes zinc.

These records come as the Company completes its first full year of a 3-year organic growth strategy, whereby 2010 saw a strong focus on exploration and development, new equipment purchases and plant upgrades. While these are continuing in 2011, the investments made to date will allow the Company to gradually increase production to meet its stated goal of 3.8 million Ag eq oz by 2012. Guanajuato silver and gold production was virtually unchanged year-on-year, with 1,019,856 oz silver and 6,619 oz gold, for 1,433,555 Ag eq oz, while Topia metal production was up by 24%, with 515,101 oz silver, 597 oz gold, 1,092 tonnes lead and 1,358 tonnes zinc for 822,247 Ag eq oz.

2010 Year-end highlights include records for:

  • Total metal production of 2,255,802 Ag eq oz, up 2% from 2009;
  • Silver production of 1,534,957 oz, up 5% from 2009;
  • Gold production of 7,216 oz, up 1% from 2009;
  • Lead production of 1,092 tonnes, up 25% from 2009;
  • Zinc production of 1,358 tonnes, up 29% from 2009;
  • Metallurgical recoveries of gold and silver at Guanajuato and silver, lead and zinc at Topia.

(Silver equivalents for 2010 were established using prices of US$1,000/oz Au, US$16/oz Ag, US$0.80/lb Pb and Zn. These will be revised for 2011.)

Fourth quarter (“Q4″) metal production totaled 565,660 Ag eq oz including 385,022 ounces silver, 1,943 ounces gold, 234 tonnes lead and 304 tonnes zinc. Compared to results from Q4 2009, silver production was down by 1%, lead and zinc production was up by 14% and 23% respectively, while gold production was down 21%. Total metal output from Guanajuato was down by 21% due primarily to lower ore grades while Topia output was up by 26%.

Fourth Quarter 2010 highlights include:

  • Metal production at Topia of 195,598 Ag eq oz, up 26% from Q4 2009;
  • Record metallurgical gold recovery of 91.1% at Guanajuato;
  • Further encouraging results from exploration drilling at the San Ignacio project;
  • Updated NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource and reserve update for Guanajuato.

Guanajuato Mine

Fourth quarter metal production from the mine totaled 255,372 oz silver as well as 1,835 oz gold, or 370,062 Ag eq oz, from processing 39,061 tonnes of ore with an average grade of 228g/t silver and 1.60g/t gold. The average grade of ore processed in Q4 2009 had been much higher, at 271g/t silver and 2.14g/t gold, and it was for this reason the total metal production in Q4 2010, at 370,062 Ag Eq oz, was 21% down year-on-year. Mine planning for 2011, confirmed by the new mineral reserve estimate, shows that ore grades will gradually improve as mine access is completed for the exploitation of the richer Cata Alto 1(a) and 2 zones.

In November 2010, Great Panther announced the appointment of Mr. Andrew Sharp as the new General Manager at Guanajuato. Andrew has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Western Australian School of Mines and more than 23 years experience in the mining industry.

In his most recent position, he was Manager of Technical Services for Projects with Platapanamericana, S.A. de C.V., the Mexican subsidiary of Pan American Silver, where he was responsible for the management of the La Preciosa Ag-Au deposit in Durango. His broad and relevant experience in vein-hosted silver deposits and track record in improving production and site efficiencies while increasing mine life comes at an important time as the Company is completing the first year of its three-year growth strategy. His mine-building experience will be particularly relevant in the development of Great Panther’s new discovery at the San Ignacio property.

During the quarter, the NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource estimate for Guanajuato was updated and the first mineral reserve statement was released. The Measured and Indicated resources were estimated at 5.45 million Ag eq oz, the Inferred resources at 2.68 million Ag eq oz, and the Proven and Probable mineral reserves (derived from the Measured and Indicated resources) were estimated at 320,000 tonnes with an average grade of 282g/t silver and 2.19g/t gold. Significantly, the mineral reserve grade compares very favorably with the average grades for 2010 and will lead to improved output from Guanajuato in 2011 and 2012.

The Guanajuato plant achieved record gold recovery and excellent silver recovery of 91.1% and 89.1%, respectively. Continuous improvements have been made to the plant operations and will carry on in 2011. Five new, 5 cubic metre, flotation cells were ordered from Outotec for delivery by the second quarter of 2011. In addition, new Krebs cyclones will be added to further improve the control of the grinding circuit.

Production stoping of the gold-rich Santa Margarita vein progressed well although overall gold production was down slightly compared to the previous quarter.

Production from the Los Pozos area on the 310 and 345 metre levels continued to increase and accounted for more than 50% of the total silver production at the mine. Access development to a third production stoping area at the 380 metre level was completed in Q4 and exploratory development was underway in December.

Revisions to the mine planning for Cata Clavo production have been made and ramp development to access all veins on the 520 metre level, as well as lateral development on the richer Alto 1(a) and Alto 2 zones, is underway. Output from Cata is expected to be restored to previous levels as ore grades improve. A new, 18-tonne capacity, underground haulage truck has been received and is being utilized to haul ore from the deeper sections at Cata.

Exploratory core drilling of the Guanajuatito North Zone below the 80 metre level has indicated mineralization continuing to depth and an access ramp has been driven to intersect the vein on the 120 metre level. The vein will be explored in more detail in the first quarter of 2011, in preparation for an additional stoping area.

Underground exploratory core drilling of the 1414 stope area between the Valenciana and Cata mine areas at the 320 metre level is underway. While this is being drilled, development along the 320 level will advance sufficiently to start the deep drilling under the main Valenciana Mine. The deep drilling will commence in the second quarter of 2011 and will test the Veta Madre structures in the Valenciana area below the 390 level, and along a 600 metre strike length.

Surface drilling of the San Ignacio property, located approximately 5 kilometres west-northwest of Guanajuato, continued with significant results from the third and fourth drill holes. The results confirm earlier results and provide encouragement for discovering other veins over the 4 kilometre long property. Hole ESI10-03 intersected 15 silver-gold mineralized zones, including the Melladito zone, which returned 212g/t silver and 1.99g/t gold over 4.3 metres, the Nombre de Dios zone with 850g/t silver and 3.75g/t gold over 3.1 metres, and a footwall stockwork zone with 680g/t silver and 1.94g/t gold over 3.85 metres. The fourth hole, ESI10-04, was drilled under ESI10-03 and intersected five silver-gold mineralized zones, including the Melladito zone with 240g/t silver and 0.8g/t gold over 5.8 metres, the Nombre de Dios zone with 2,020g/t silver and 7.80g/t gold over 0.9 metres, and a footwall stockwork zone with 660g/t silver and 1.73g/t gold over 3.25 metres, including 0.80 metres assaying 2,380g/t silver and 6.57g/t gold.

In light of the success of the 2010 drilling at San Ignacio, Great Panther’s Board of Directors has approved a new 2011 budget of $2.8 million for the exploration and development of the San Ignacio property. As soon as the appropriate permits are in place, an expanded drilling program will commence. Potential sites to establish a portal for an underground ramp are also being evaluated. Due to the proximity of the San Ignacio property to the Company’s main Guanajuato operation, any mineralization intersected in the course of underground exploration and development can be trucked to the plant for processing. In this way, cash flow provided by the additional tonnage can be used to offset the cost of the exploration and development program.

Topia Mine

Topia recorded another strong quarter with metal production of 129,650 oz of silver, 108 oz of gold, 515,305 lbs of lead, and 669,216 lbs of zinc from milling 9,081 tonnes of ore. This equates to 195,598 Ag eq oz, 26% higher than for Q4 2009. Ore grades averaged 458g/t silver, 0.46g/t gold, 2.78% lead and 3.64% zinc.

Plant performance remained strong with metal recoveries of 91.5% for silver, 81.5% for gold, 92.7% for lead and 91.8% for zinc. In addition to processing 9,081 tonnes from the Company’s mines, 3,650 tonnes were custom milled for a local miner, thereby increasing revenue and reducing unit costs. Several modifications are being made at year end, including additional new flotation cells for the zinc and lead concentrate circuits, which will enable plant throughput to be increased in 2011 by 22%, from 180 to 220 tonnes per day.

Mine development continued to extend known areas and provide access to new mining areas. Mining of the San Gregorio and El Rosario veins progressed well, contributing almost 40% of the silver production. Ramp development at Argentina continued and is now fully mechanized with an electric-hydraulic drill jumbo, a new 2-yard underground loader and a 7-tonne capacity haulage truck. Access to the third level is expected in the second quarter of 2011.

The surface exploratory drilling program, completed in the third quarter of 2010, was extremely successful and will guide mine development to continue to expand silver production from the San Gregorio, Recompensa, and Cantarranas (Hormiguera mine) veins plus enable new production to be added from other veins where no mining is currently taking place. Drilling on the La Prieta property proved the potential for this to be an additional mine for the Topia operations, with high silver values in the three drill holes of up to 2,500g/t over 0.25 metres. The program also returned several significant intercepts from other veins that are not currently being mined, including the Higuera vein (close to the San Gregorio vein), and the western portion of the Oliva vein (close to the Recompensa vein).

In addition, mine development on the Cantarranas vein at the Hormiguera mine has encountered 161 metres of strike length with an average width of 0.19 metres grading 1,403g/t silver, 0.88g/t gold, 2.02% lead, and 7.76% zinc. At Mina 7, on the San Gregorio vein, development is ongoing eastward, with 90 metres of strike length on the vein, with an average width of 0.43 metres grading 1,436g/t silver, 0.53g/t gold, 7.26% lead, and 12.23% zinc. Sub-level development and stoping is ongoing in both areas.

Mineral resource/reserve estimations have commenced on all viable areas with the completion of the surface drilling. Added mineral resources/reserves will play an important role in the Company’s plans to increase production at Topia by 20% per year from 2010 to 2012. The Company anticipates mineral resource/reserve estimates to be released for Topia in the first quarter of 2011.

Outlook

Great Panther’s 3-year strategy to accelerate production to 3.8 million Ag eq oz by 2012 is now commencing its second year. New equipment has been delivered to the mines, new production faces are being added, plant performance continues to excel, plant capacity is being increased, resources have been increased and reserves defined, and exploration drill programs have made significant new discoveries of high grade mineralization.

The combined production target for 2011 has been set at 2.87 million Ag eq oz, consisting of 1.94 million oz silver, 11,200 oz gold, 1,170 tonnes lead and 1,430 tonnes zinc. (Silver equivalents for 2011 have been established using prices of US$1,200/oz Au, US$20/oz Ag, US$0.85/lb Pb and Zn).

Production from Guanajuato is planned to increase steadily throughout 2011 as output from the Los Pozos and Santa Margarita areas reach full capacity, Cata production returns to previous levels, and new production is added from the Guanajuatito area. Plant throughput is estimated to be 200,000 tonnes at grades of 240g/t silver and 1.80g/t gold for metal production of 1.38 million oz silver and 10,400 oz gold; equivalent to 2.00 million Ag eq oz.

Output from Topia is estimated to increase as new mine production is added as a result of development on existing and new veins and plant capacity is increased. Plant throughput is estimated to be 40,000 tonnes with metal production of 0.56 million oz silver, 800 oz gold, 1,170 tonnes lead, and 1,430 tonnes zinc; equivalent to 0.87 million Ag eq oz.

No production from the new discoveries at the San Ignacio property is included in the 2011 target. However, as resources are estimated and mine plans are developed, it is anticipated that this project will positively impact the plans for 2012. Due to the proximity of San Ignacio to the Company’s main operations at Guanajuato, any ore extracted during the development phase can be trucked to the plant for processing.

Diamond drilling in 2010 totaled 27,272 metres, including 16,695 metres at the Guanajuato Mine, 1,762 metres at San Ignacio and 8,815 metres at Topia. Due to the success of this program in delineating new resources and making new discoveries, the drilling budget for 2011 has been more than doubled to approximately 60,000 metres. This compares favourably with the 65,000 metres originally proposed for the Company’s entire 3-year growth strategy.

Robert F. Brown, P.Eng. and Vice President of Exploration for the Company is the Qualified Person for both the Guanajuato Mine and the Topia Mine, under the meaning of NI 43-101. Aspects of both mines relating to mining and metallurgy are overseen by Charles Brown, Chief Operating Officer for Great Panther and its Mexican subsidiary, Minera Mexicana El Rosario, S.A. de C.V.

For further information, please visit the Company’s website at www.greatpanther.com, contact B&D Capital at telephone 604 685 6465, fax 604 899 4303 or e-mail info@greatpanther.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“Robert A. Archer”

Robert A. Archer, President & CEO

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and forward-looking information within the meaning of the Securities Act (Ontario) (together, “forward-looking statements”). Such forward-looking statements may include but are not limited to the Company’s plans for production at its Guanajuato and Topia Mines in Mexico, exploring its other properties in Mexico, the overall economic potential of its properties, the availability of adequate financing and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements to be materially different. Such factors include, among others, risks and uncertainties relating to potential political risks involving the Company’s operations in a foreign jurisdiction, uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, physical risks inherent in mining operations, currency fluctuations, fluctuations in the price of silver, gold and base metals, completion of economic evaluations, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, the inability or failure to obtain adequate financing on a timely basis, and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2009 and reports on Form 6-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available at www.sec.gov and Material Change Reports filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators and available at www.sedar.com.

Source: Company website

My Method Explained. How To Build Up Your Own Retirement Plan In 3 Steps

Step 1: Pick the right company!

In the beginning of 2009 I finally realised that the continuous devaluation of fiat currencies like the US Dollar and the Euro was likely to go on the coming years. Both in the USA and in Europe money is being printed at alarming rates, yet the only thing you’re hearing lately is that we are all doing so well! Well, don’t believe it! All that money being printed has to go somewhere, and there you have your equity bull-market explained. I realised that true value could only be stored in silver and gold.  How could I benefit from the enormous gold and silver bull-market that I was expecting. The largest leverage to gold and silver prices is always found in junior mining stock. I am a big admirer of Warren Buffet and believe in value investment. Using value investment principles and after months of research and reading piles of year-reports and books, I finally picked six companies.  With all my saving money transferred to a on-line broker I bought shares of six companies.

Step 2: Take your profit, and gain “free” stock.

With prices of gold and silver soaring in 2010 just like I expected, many shares in my portfolio were exceeding 250% gains. So I sold about 40%-50% of all my shares in these companies getting back even more than the original investment. The remaining shares in these companies were now basically “free” shares. Since large corrections in gold and silver prices are likely each time after another record is shattered, I just waited for this correction, and used the money to GO BACK TO STEP 1!!! So far I picked five new companies to invest in, and am looking for one more to complete my second round of step 1. With prices of gold and silver prices rising for years to come I hope to repeat step-1 and step-2 many times. I now have created what I call step-3 companies.

Step 3: Wait, wait, wait

As you might have noticed I only sold about half the shares of the companies I picked. All the companies I picked mainly have developed from explorers to producers. I intend to NEVER SELL the shares I own. There might always be a exception in special circumstances however. Where will these companies be in 10, 20 or even 25 years from now. I strongly believe that all companies will continue to develop, mergers take overs etc. who knows…. But with governments making the same mistakes over and over again, the way up for gold and silver still is very long. In the years to come the new Goldcorp, Barrick or Rio Tinto will present its-self and I am certain that parts of my portfolio will be or be part of that company. It is very likely that companies in the portfolio will start paying dividends at a certain point (e.g. 5-15 years)

These step-3 companies are my retirement, my protection against inflation!

Can you prove this?

Well, step-1 and step-2 have been proven already. Step-3 only partially.

How did you do so far then?

Bought in 2009:

International Royalty Company: Got lucky on that one, made a 101% profit in a take-over battle just months after buying it. Sold all shares.

Avino Silver & Gold mines: bought @ US$0.63 : sold 40% of my shares @ US$2,57 (a 307% gain) creating a step-3 company for my portfolio.

First Majestic: bought @ CA$2.66 : sold 45% of my shares @ CA$10.88 (a 309% gain) creating a step-3 company for my portfolio.

Great Panther: bought @ CA$0.84 : sold 50% of my shares @ CA$2.75 (a 227% gain) creating a step-3 company for my portfolio.

Minera Andes: bought @ CA$0.72: sold of my shares @ CA$2.56 (a 255% gain) creating a step-3 company for my portfolio.

Silver Wheaton: bought @ US$9,95 and a second step-1 for Silver Wheaton @US14,95 in 2010. I sold 50% of all my Silver Wheaton shares @US$39.07 creating a step-3 company for my portfolio.

Bought in 2010:

Seabridge Gold: bought @ US$28.36 is still a step-1 company! We think it might take up to 3 or 4 years to reach step-2 but if investors discover the true value of this company it might come much sooner as well!

Rubicon Minerals: bought @ CA$3.49 today the stock closed @ CA$5.49 meaning a 57.3% gain. In between step-1 and step-2.

Copper Creek Gold (Highly Speculative!!): bought @ CA$0.075 today the stock closed @ CA$0.09 meaning a 20% gain. Still step-1, but highly speculative!

Excellon Recources: bought @ CA$0.99 today the stock closed @ CA$1.18 meaning a 19% gain. Still a step-1 company!

Brigus Gold: bought @ US$1.88 today the stock closed @ US$1.77 meaning a 5,9% loss. Very much a step-1 company!

What do I expect in 2011?

More volatility is likely to rule the commodity markets. Food prices will soar, the oil price will rise gradually as will the price of copper. For a gold rally we will have to wait till August again, then I see a spot price of about $1600-$1700 before the end of this year. Silver will outperform gold again in 2011. I expect the price of silver to be less volatile than the price of gold. When the gold rally in August commences again, silver will shoot up like a star! During the year I think the gold/silver ratio will decline gradually as a result of this. At the end of 2011 I expect the gold/silver ratio to be below 35. IF this happens, I will be able add some step-3 companies to my portfolio from the 2010 stock picks, and use the money at the next correction to buy new step-1 companies.

Alexander Aardema, CEO @ CashInfo.org

Disclaimer:

The information provided on or within this article, website or in documents available herein is for assistance only and is not intended to be and must not be taken alone as the basis for an investment decision. Each recipient of this information should make such investigations as it deems necessary to arrive at an independent evaluation of an investment in the securities offered hereby, and should consult its own legal counsel and financial, accounting, regulatory and tax advisors to determine the consequences of such an investment.

Great Panther Drills 7.70 Metres of 704g/t Silver and 4.49g/t Gold in Second Hole at San Ignacio Mine Property, Guanajuato

Again great news from Great Panther, just look at the results of this drill. We bought Great Panther in September 2009 @ CAD$0,84 ; This press release came after-hours, GPR closed @ CAD$1,68 today meaning a 100% gain. GPR went down sharply the last two weeks, after setting a 52-week high of CAD$2,10 ; we expect it to bull back sharply when the gold price picks up again. Prices went down today after again lots of volatility. The slow downward correction can not continue much longer, and prices will keep running up en down like they have never before. Why is it that the price always  goes down at the end of American trading hours? If you don’t know GATA yet, please hurry yourself to their website, and be prepared for some shocking information!

Great Panther Press Release:

GREAT PANTHER SILVER LIMITED (TSX: GPR; the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the second surface diamond drill hole at the San Ignacio Mine property, Guanajuato has intersected five zones of silver-gold mineralization below those of the previously reported veins in hole ESI10-01 (see news release of October 28, 2010).

Drill hole ESI10-02 was collared at the same site as ESI10-01 but at a steeper angle of -60° in order to test the down-dip continuity of the veins intersected in the first hole. In hole ESI10-02, the Melladito vein returned 10.45 metres grading 1.13g/t gold and 98g/t silver, including 7.70 metres grading 1.36g/t gold and 117g/t silver. This correlates well with the 11.45 metres of 1.18g/t gold and 131g/t silver intersected in hole ESI10-01. Similarly, the Nombre de Dios vein returned 7.70 metres grading 4.49g/t gold and 704g/t silver in hole ESI10-02, compared to 3.15 metres of 2.15g/t gold and 157g/t silver in the first hole. The Nombre de Dios intersection in the second hole is at a vertical depth of approximately 330 metres below surface and 145 metres below the intercept in hole ESI10-01, and demonstrates good continuity while also indicating the potential for grades to increase with depth. It is currently unclear as to how the surface sample of 2.3 metres of 3.27g/t gold and 77g/t silver, previously interpreted as the Nombre de Dios vein, correlates with the drill hole intercepts or if it represents a separate vein that has yet to be intersected in drilling.

A deeper footwall stockwork zone in ESI10-02 assayed 1.49g/t gold and 382g/t silver over 3.40 metres. A narrower zone of mineralization in the hangingwall of the Melladito Vein and an intermediate zone between the Melladito and Nombre de Dios veins correlate well between the drill holes and could be of greater significance along strike or down-dip. The most westerly vein system, the Plateros vein, which hosted the former San Ignacio Mine operation, will be drilled later in the program. A plan map showing the location of Great Panther’s San Ignacio drill holes, and an interpretative cross section, are posted on the Company web-site at www.greatpanther.com. Based upon the second hole, the veins are now interpreted to be steeply dipping.

“These are very significant results for the San Ignacio Mine property”, stated Robert Archer, Great Panther’s President & CEO. “The excellent continuity of the veins and the higher grades at depth will make it easier to define a new resource and develop a mine plan. With this early encouragement, we intend to fast-track the delineation and development of San Ignacio.”

The initial 2,000 metre core drilling program at San Ignacio will comprise four sections across the three main structures. A substantial program of additional drilling for 2011 is already being prepared and applications for additional drill sites are being filed with the appropriate authorities. Power is being restored to the original San Ignacio Mine area and the shaft and old workings will be pumped out and rehabilitated while further exploration progresses. Underground mapping and drilling will augment the surface work and, once sufficient geological data has been assembled to facilitate a mine plan, development will commence in preparation for mine production.

Highlights of Drill Hole ESI10-02

Zone
Hole ID
FROM m
TO m
Width m
Au g/t
Ag g/t
Melladito hanging wall
ESI10-02
189.25
190.20
0.95
1.39
141
Melladito
ESI10-02
202.45
212.90
10.45
1.13
98
includes
203.60
211.30
7.70
1.36
117
Intermediate
ESI10-02
248.90
250.25
1.35
2.52
74
Nombre de Dios
ESI10-02
379.75
387.45
7.70
4.49
704
Footwall stockwork
ESI10-02
402.70
406.10
3.40
1.49
382

The San Ignacio Mine property covers approximately 4 kilometres of strike length on the La Luz vein system, which is parallel to, and 5 kilometres west of, the principal Veta Madre structure that hosts the main Guanajuato mines (see map on website at http://www.greatpanther.com/i/pdf/SanIgnacio-LocationMap-Sep10.pdf). The La Luz district marks the site of the first discovery of silver in the area, in the year 1548, which led to the discovery of the Veta Madre silver-gold deposits in 1550. It comprises a swarm of generally north-northwest striking, west dipping quartz veins and breccias with associated low sulphidation silver-gold mineralization, along an approximate 8 kilometre long trend.

Robert F. Brown, P. Eng. and Vice President of Exploration for the Company is the Qualified Person for the Guanajuato Mine, under the meaning of NI 43-101. A full QA/QC program is being followed including the regular insertion of splits, blanks, and standards into the core sampling sequence. Analysis of the drill core samples is being conducted at the Guanajuato Mine on-site laboratory, independently operated by SGS.

For further information, please visit the Company’s website at www.greatpanther.com, contact B&D Capital at telephone 604 685 6465, fax 604 899 4303 or e-mail info@greatpanther.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“Robert A. Archer”

Robert A. Archer, President & CEO

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and forward-looking information within the meaning of the Securities Act (Ontario) (together, “forward-looking statements”). Such forward-looking statements may include but are not limited to the Company’s plans for production at its Guanajuato and Topia Mines in Mexico, exploring its other properties in Mexico, the overall economic potential of its properties, the availability of adequate financing and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements to be materially different. Such factors include, among others, risks and uncertainties relating to potential political risks involving the Company’s operations in a foreign jurisdiction, uncertainty of production and cost estimates and the potential for unexpected costs and expenses, physical risks inherent in mining operations, currency fluctuations, fluctuations in the price of silver, gold and base metals, completion of economic evaluations, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, the inability or failure to obtain adequate financing on a timely basis, and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2009 and reports on Form 6-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available at www.sec.gov and Material Change Reports filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators and available at www.sedar.com.

Source: Company website