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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – May2,2011

MARKET IMPACTS OF OSAMA bin LADEN’s DEATH  - The news that US forces killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan is still being digested and analyzed worldwide. Let’s take a look at some immediate effects on the markets. Osama bin Laden was a threat to Middle Eastern oil fields. If this threat is now gone, these fields would be more secure. More security equates to less risk and therefore the price of oil is retreating this morning, down around $2. Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/29/2011

GOLD CLOSES AT A RECORD PRICE – Gold prices continue to be a story of a weaker US dollar. Even the Central Banks are getting out of dollars to buy gold.“The dollar will continue to lose ground for the foreseeable future, Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – April 29, 2011

CHINA, RUSSIA WANT MORE GOLD THAN AMERICA Central banks, which only a decade ago were selling their gold supplies, are now buying gold to lessen their reliance on the dollar as a reserve currency. According to Robert McEwen, the CEO of U.S. Gold Corp, “China is out to have more gold than America, and Russia is aspiring to the same. Wh... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – April 29,2011

INDIA’S SILVER DEMAND TO SURGE 10% – 15% – Silver has gone up over 100% in the past six months and yet Indian demand is still expected to go up 10% - %15 this year. Investors in India are sensing an even bigger price hike and they also fear a lack of supply. ``The white metal has beaten gold in terms of returns given to investors both last year and this year so far. Gold ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/28/2011

GOLD PRICES EXTEND RECORD BREAKING RALLY – Gold is an insurance policy and today was a day that highlighted the need for insurance.  The US dollar fell even further as it was given no support by yesterday's Fed announcement. The US jobless claims were supposed to get better, (according to the experts),but they went up and not down. The first quarter... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/28/2011

GOLD & SILVER HIT NEW HIGHS – Nothing new to report, but a continuation of the momentum started after yesterday’s Fed news conference. The US dollar continues to decline as well. With all the attention on gold and silver, the recent rise in palladium and platinum have been somewhat under the radar.... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report- April 28,2011

GOLD IS RISING AS THE DOLLAR IS SINKING- Yesterday’s Fed decision to stay the course has put added pressure on the US dollar. Chairman Bernanke stated that he considers inflationary pressures transitory and the lower than expected first quarter economic growth, transitory. He even might have left the door open for another round of monetary easing, once QE2 has expired. Gold and... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/27/2011

BERNANKE SPEAKS PRECIOUS METALS SOAR – The much anticipated Fed announcement came out today and they are continuing with their stimulus policy because they feel the economic growth is slowing and inflation is not a concern right now. The Fed 2011 economic growth estimate was cut from 3.4% – 3.9% to 3.1% – 3.3%. "The markdown of growth in 2011, in particular, reflects the somewhat slower than anticipated pace of growth in th... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/27/2011

BERNANKE SPEAKS, PRICES CLIMB – SOUND FAMILIAR? Precious metals are recovering from yesterday’s losses amid the Federal Reserve’s statement that they are holding to the economic stimulus plan and low interest rates they have put in place.  The Fed also says that it believes the economic recovery is proceeding at a moderate pace, also saying, “Inflation has picked up in recent months, but longer-term... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/27/2011

INVESTORS AWAIT FED MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT – The US dollar drops again to nearly a three year low against a basket of six other major currencies. Gold and silver investors will be closely monitoring the Fed announcement today, at 11:30 AM (ET) and the Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/26/2011

 GOLD – THE PERFECT ANTI-INVESTMENT – The University of Texas made an extraordinary investment decision on April 15th, when they not only moved 5% of their assets into gold; they actually bought gold and not an ETF. This second-largest academic endowment in the US, decided that they needed insurance against inflation, as a result of current fiscal and monetary policies. “The... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/26/2011

THE AGE OF AMERICA WILL END IN 2016 WHEN CHINA BLOWS PAST US (ACCORDING TO THE IMF) – Yesterday, we reported this startling prediction and today it began to have “legs”. The International Monetary Fund, using an economic measure called “purchasing price parity”, projects China’s economy surpassing that of the ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/26/2011

HOME PRICES DROP AGAIN – The Case-Shiller report came out this morning and home prices fell for the 8th straight month in February. Although this drop exceeded expectations by 0.3%, it is still indicative of a housing market struggling to recover. Gold and silver are recovering this morning from earlier losses in the Asian markets. The London market was closed on Monday, so trading volumes were thin. The opening of the L... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –4/25/2011

IMF DROPS A BOMBSHELL ON THE US – The International Monetary Fund dropped a bombshell, that went largely unnoticed. They have now set a date, 2016, when the economy of China will officially pass that of the US. This is only five years from now! Many questions will need to be answered, regarding how this will effect the US dollar and the US Treasuries, when the... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/25/2011

IS SILVER THE NEW SAFE HAVEN CURRENCY? – Although silver prices have backed off due to morning profit taking, the big question remains; why has silver been on this explosive run? This question was posed to CNBC’s Fast Money Traders Monday morning. What is at the heart of all of this is a distrust in paper money,” explained John Stephenson, a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at First Asset Funds. “So long as the Fed ke... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/25/2011

SILVER IS UP 5% –GOLD BREAKS NEW RECORD HIGHS – US silver futures neared the $50 mark before pulling back, as it moved even closer to its 1980 record high. Silver prices are rising as a result of weak US dollar and strong physical demand coming out of Asia. Gold continues to break into record territory on this very same news. "E... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/22/2011

PRECIOUS METALS STARTED STRONG BEFORE A CLOSED MARKET TODAY – The NYSE was closed today but that did not prevent gold and silver from trading overseas to continued highs of $1,513.50 and $46.86 an ounce, respectively.  Analysts at Capital Economics maintain that that gold prices will reach $1,600 an ounce by the end of the year and they point to three main factors underpinning gold prices: Inflation fears, low interest rate... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/22/2011

BERNANKE ANSWERS QUESTIONS NEXT WEEK Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will hold the first regularly scheduled Fed press conferences next week.  He will be answering questions from journalists in these conferences, and investors are anxious to see what the precious metals market will do in response. Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/22/2011

DOLLAR DOWN, GOLD HITTING HIGHS The record gold price is coming at a time when sovereign and global debt concerns are increasing. The U.S. dollar slid to its lowest level since August of 2008 on fears the Federal Reserve will... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/21/2011

GOLD PRICES STAY STEADY WHILE SILVER CHARGES AHEAD Gold stays above $1,500 while silver closes the gap, bringing the gold/silver ratio to 32. David Morgan, founder of Silver-Investor.com, feels that the ratio could hit 16 while others such as Eric Sprott of Sprott Asset Management feels is will hit the single digits. This movement is followed by the steady decline of the d... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/21/2011

SILVER PRICES CONTINUE TO RACE UPWARDS – Gold has maintained its overnight gains, while silver just keeps climbing higher. In Libya, government troops have escalated their attacks on the rebel-held city of Misrata. Western forces have threatened to step up military action sho... Read More
US Dollar Prices are in USD

Precious Metal Prices
4/17/2014 5:15:48 PM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,294.60 $1,296.60 ($8.90)
Silver $19.60 $19.70 $0.02
Platinum $1,405.70 $1,415.70 ($22.10)
Palladium $792.10 $797.10 ($6.20)
4/17/2014 5:15:48 PM EST

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