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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/9/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were:

  • Gold price - $1,388.30
  • Silver price - $28.78
  • Platinum price - $1,680.50
  • Palladium price - $739.00

COMMENTARY: PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian began using the term “new normal” almost two years ago to describe the changed state of the world economy after the worst recession since the great Depression. Under this “new normal” the US will continue to confront sluggish growth and high unemployment for years to come. Despite this forward view, PIMCO cannot ignore the massive amount of stimulus poured into the market, so they have raised US growth forecasts.

Precious metal prices settled down in afternoon trading. Gold spot price was up $5.10 – Silver price was up 53 cents – Platinum stayed lower at off $1.90 – Palladium spot was up $10.10

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