Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/19/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were:

  • Gold price - $1,379.90
  • Silver price - $29.50
  • Platinum price - $1,847.30
  • Palladium price - $824.70


COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are up for the third day in a row as a result of a weak dollar and increased demand out of Asia. Platinum hit a 30-month high and palladium continues to go up as well. These two metals have important industrial applications and therefore they are rising on the improved economic outlook.

Housing starts fell lower than expected in December, once again indicating that housing remains a major roadblock to economic recovery. On the European front, Portuguese stocks are getting battered as default worries paint a cloudy picture for even the best of companies.

Gold spot price is up $9.80 – Silver spot is up 56 cents – Platinum spot price is up $20.00 – Palladium spot is up $13.30

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US Dollar Prices are in USD

Precious Metal Prices
4/17/2014 11:49:21 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,300.10 $1,302.10 ($3.40)
Silver $19.58 $19.68 $0.00
Platinum $1,430.90 $1,440.90 $3.10
Palladium $802.00 $807.00 $3.70
4/17/2014 11:49:21 AM EST

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