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Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/2/2011

EU MEMBERS WANT GREEK ANSWERS; FED CAUTIOUS BUT STEADY Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have been on a steady rise, due in large part to the expanding safe-haven appeal of gold in volatile markets. The European debt crisis continues, and the Fed likes what it sees in U.S. economic news. Debt concerns have drawn “investors towards ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/2/2011

SAFE-HAVEN APPEAL RETURNS ON MANY CONCERNS In overnight trading, precious metals prices have rebounded on a multitude of developing stories that have strong macroeconomic implications. Gold holdings have risen on the news. According to Dan Smith, head of metals research with Standard Chartered, "There is more of a risk aversion-type dynamic developing because of all the complications around Europe and with the Greek referendum on the cards. … All these things will bring some d... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/1/2011

MARKETS CRUMBLE ON PAPANDREOU’S AUSTERITY CURVEBALL Precious metals and stocks ended the day in negative territory on renewed fears of a Greek default.  Precious metals fell initially but recovered throughout the trading day, with gold closing at only a modest loss.  Silver traded in a wide range, at one point falling almost to $32.00 but closed the day at $33.46. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/1/2011

ALL FOCUS BACK ON GREECE Precious metals prices have steadied quite a bit since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. Yesterday, there was a shift in focus from Greece to Italy. Today, all eyes are back on Greece after Prime Minister George Papandreou called for a referendum vote on the bailout package. Some are now calling for the ousting of Papandreou. The u... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/1/2011

GREEK PRIME MINISTER SURPRISES EURO ZONE, CALLS FOR A VOTE In overnight trading, precious metals are down as a result of a domino effect that started – where else? – in Europe.  Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou shocked the euro zone when he called for a referendum on the bailout plan agreed upon last week.  The Greek pe... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/31/2011

MAJOR PLAYER IN GLOBAL FINANCE DECLARES BANKRUPTCY MF Global, a multibillion-dollar trader in commodities and derivatives, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today.  The company was forced to take huge write-offs due to last week’s deal to prevent a Greek default.  Part of the deal was for holders of Greek debt to voluntarily take a 50% write-off on the bonds... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/31/2011

ITALY SQUARELY IN DEBT CRISIS’S CROSSHAIRS Precious metals prices have remained steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The currency market is having a definite influence with Japan’s move to strengthen the yen. However, the biggest news continues to lay in Europe as last week’s summit’s goodwill has quickly evaporated thanks in large part to Italy... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/31/2011

JAPANESE INTERVENTION MEANS STRONGER DOLLAR, LOWER METALS In overnight trading, precious metals were down and stock futures are pointing towards a similar start for Wall Street.  The U.S. dollar is stronger, thanks to the Japanese government intervening in the market in an attempt to curb the yen’s appreciation.  A stronger yen hurts the export-... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2011

GREECE DODGES A BULLET, BUT WILL THE U.S.? Precious metals have stayed steady in today’s trading. Gold is ending the week with its highest weekly gain in two months at approximately 6%. Credit Suisse said in a research note, “Beyond the very near-term we think economic fundamentals will be watched more closely again. In this context, we still thin... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2011

EU FEARS STILL PRESENT, DEBT FOCUS SHIFTS TO U.S. Precious metals prices have remained relatively steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. There seems to be an overall lack of optimism of the euro zone debt deal. In addition, the super committee tasked with solving the U.S. deficit problem seems to be unable to come to a resolution. According to The... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2011

OPTIMISM OVER EUROPE REMAINS; INVESTORS STILL WANT SAFE HAVEN In overnight trading, precious metals were down along with stock futures.  It seems that optimism over the EU debt deal remains, but not enough to continue the stock market’s rally.  Joshua Raymond of City Index explained that appetite for risk is still well-sup... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2011

STOCKS POST MASSIVE GAINS ON NEWS OF EURO ZONE DEAL Precious metals are up slightly since the mid-day commentary, pushed by a weaker dollar and euro.  However, stocks were the real news makers today, with the S&P 500 gaining 3.43% as it pushes toward its biggest monthly rally in almost 4 decades. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2011

METALS UP ON WEAKER DOLLAR Since the morning commentary, stocks have continued to rally on the news of the euro zone debt deal.  The euro has followed, and has also brought gold and silver along with it.  Kathy Lien of GFT said, “Investors around the world are cheering the fact that the Europeans have sucked it up and done what was necessary ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2011

EURO DEAL BOOSTS STOCKS; U.S. DEBT DEADLINE STILL LOOMS Overnight trading was fairly volatile for gold and silver while platinum, palladium, and global stocks rallied on the news that leaders in the euro zone have agreed upon a plan to shore up Greece’s debt burden and to contain the debt crisis in the whole region.  In the agreem... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2011

CHINESE AID ALLEVIATES FEAR; EUROPE STILL NOT FIXED Gold made nice gains today, although it has backed off slightly since the Mid-Day Commentary.  French President Nicolas Sarkozy will speak directly with the head of the Chinese government, Hu Jintao, to appeal to China for an investment in the European Financial Stability Facility... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2011

DEADLOCK ON EU DEBT CRISIS HEIGHTENS FEARS OF NON-RESOLUTION The concerns hitting the market since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report continue to revolve around the deadlock involving the EU debt crisis inflicted by Greece and corporate earnings in the national markets. The safe-haven appeal of gold seems to have returned based on these economic fears. &quo... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2011

SAFE-HAVEN STATUS ‘RE-EMERGING’ AS EURO UNCERTAINTY REMAINS In overnight trading, gold, silver, and platinum all rose slightly while stock futures gained sharply ahead of a summit of EU leaders taking place today.  Investors seem to be expecting, or at least hoping, that a comprehensive plan will come... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/25/2011

NEWS FROM EUROPE HAS AWOKEN THE SLEEPING GIANT Precious metals continue to rise on the news of the European debt crisis meeting being canceled for this week.  Both gold and silver have broken through to a one-month high, with gold finally passing the $1,700 mark investors have been watching for.  Richard Ross, Chief Technical Strategist at Auerbach Grayson & Co., commented on the jump in prices, “ Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/25/2011

EU DEBT CRISIS WORSENS AS ITALY IS WARNED Precious metals prices have risen since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report on safe haven appeal as consumer confidence dropped, causing a downturn in stock market pricing. The other big news affecting precious metals is the overall picture in the EU as talks were cancelled and Italy was warned to get its ‘economic h... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/25/2011

PRIVATE DEBT HOLDERS REPORTEDLY ASKED TO TAKE 60% HIT ON GREECE In overnight trading, gold and silver rose on worries over the euro zone.  U.S. stock futures are flat, also likely due to the news coming out of Europe.  One stock trader described activity as “very, very quiet,” and said it will probably remain so until U.S. eco... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/24/2011

HEDGE FUNDS PLACE BETS AGAINST RECESSION, SHADOW STILL LOOMS Gold and silver are up slightly in afternoon trading, with both metals up by more than 1%.  Platinum and palladium are the big gainers today, with platinum up by more than 2% and palladium up by 3.5%. Hedge funds seems to be generally betting against another recessi... Read More

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