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Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/10/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES CONTINUE TO RALLY   Gold and Silver prices were off to a quick start and maintained their upbeat trend throughout this morning. The stock market is well off its high for the day but is still setting up to have a good day. The dollar continues to weaken, which could allow this favorable trend for Gold and Silver to continue. Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/10/2012

GOLD PULLS DOUBLE DUTY AS COMMODITY, SAFE HAVEN    Precious metals and U.S. stock futures are rallying this morning, taking a cue from global markets. Recent data from China show an increase in its trade surplus for December, with expectations being met on export growth, while import growth declined sharply. China of... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/9/2012

U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AT ‘TIPPING POINT’    Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report was posted, Gold prices have seen a slight decline, although the weakness of the U.S. dollar buoyed prices above $1,600. The price of Silver has remained virtually unchanged, and Platinum and Palladium prices have seen modest gains. The view of B... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/9/2012

ANALYST: STOP FOCUSING ON GOLD IN THE SHORT TERM Since this morning’s Gold & Silver Market Report, Gold is trading slightly lower in price, while Silver, Platinum and Palladium prices are stable. As expectations look cynical with inflation rising internationally and declining global economic growth, investors are looking for a safe-haven inv... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/9/2012

GOLD, SILVER MARKETS QUIET IN EARLY TRADING   Stock futures and precious metals prices are relatively flat this morning, as traders in both sectors keep a sharp eye out for any news coming out of today’s meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Their lunchtime meeting in Berlin is seen as a further ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/6/2012

WORLD LEADERS READY CRISIS OIL PLAN    Precious metals prices have remained relatively stable since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report. Although Gold has eased today, it has rebounded from the lows of late 2011. In general, people are feeling more comfortable with the economic recovery. Fred Schoenstein, metals trader at Herae... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/6/2012

EVENTS IN IRAN, EUROPE AFFECT GOLD PRICE    Precious metals prices are down since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. Oliver Pursche at GMG Defensive Beta Fund shared his outlook for Gold. “It will be a volatile year for Gold, but ultimately a fairly rewarding year for investors.” His firm is forecasting a price of $1,800 per ounce, but... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/6/2012

U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS; EUROPEAN SENTIMENT STILL FADING    U.S. stock futures rose after the nonfarm jobs report by Automatic Data Processing Inc. was released this morning. Economists expected the number of jobs added in December to reach 150,000, and the report showed 200,000 jobs added. The U.S. dollar’s ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/5/2012

GOLD PRICES EXTEND GAINS; EURO DIPS TO 16-MONTH LOW    The price of Gold experienced a resurgence this afternoon, extending gains for the fourth session in a row. Gold settled at its highest point since Dec. 13, and prices have gone up by more than 5% since Friday. Broker and futures analyst Frank Lesh with FuturePath Trading said, “The bigges... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/5/2012

IS IRANIAN THREAT SERIOUS?    Precious metals prices have been a relative mixed bag since this morning. Gold and Silver prices are on the rise, while Platinum and Palladium prices seem to be falling due in large part to less than stellar auto sales in India. In a note to investors, Credit Suisse said, “In the very near term, it will be important whether Gold can close the week above $1,60... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/5/2012

ANALYST ‘OFFICIALLY BULLISH’ AGAIN ABOUT GOLD     U.S. stock futures are set to open lower amid refreshed concerns in Europe, but stocks were buoyed somewhat by positive news from the Automatic Data Processing, Inc., National Employment Report and the weekly jobless claims report. Precious metals prices ar... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/4/2012

GOLD PRICE KEEPS CLIMBING; SILVER TAKES STEP BACK The Gold price continued to climb after reaching the $1,600 level, while Gold futures achieved a two-week high. Gold for February delivery rose $12.20 to $1612.70, which is the highest settlement price since Dec. 21. “That is an indication that Gold vied to regain its status as a safe-haven investme... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/4/2012

U.S., EU AGREE TO IRANIAN OIL BAN    The Gold price is on the rise since this morning. The movement comes from a preliminary agreement between the United States and the European Union to ban Iranian oil imports. Iran reportedly exports 2.5 million barrels of oil per day, while holding more than 150 billion barrels in reserves. There are wor... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/4/2012

IRAN SANCTIONS START TO TAKE TOLL; EURO FALLS    Overnight trading has been relatively choppy, as prices have hovered around their current levels with slight up and down movements in price. Gold correlated with the euro’s rally over the last couple of days, but with that rally ending, consumer demand and Iranian concerns are providing support. “The physical demand side of things will be the b... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/3/2012

GOLD REBOUNDS IN NEW YEAR’S TRADING; THREAT OF EURO BREAKUP SEEN    Gold bounced back today from December’s weak performance, at one point trading over $1,608 before ending the day at its best close since Dec. 23. Today’s jump in the Gold price accompanies a rally in oil prices and a weaker U.S. dollar. Gold historically shows a negativ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/3/12

SAME ISSUES LIKELY TO AFFECT GOLD PRICE IN 2012    Precious metals prices continued to climb through this morning. Gold’s correlation to the euro is at its most positive in almost two years. Credit Suisse analyst Tom Kendell commented on the effect of global events on the Gold price, saying, “Other than events in the eurozone, I think it is going to be quite key to see what happens with the situation in Iran over the next few days. If the situation there dete... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/3/2012

IRANIAN THREAT AND NUCLEAR ACTION SPURS GOLD DEMAND Precious metals are trading higher this morning amid New Year optimism in global markets.  Asian stocks were boosted by an improvement in Chinese manufacturing activity, and a decrease in jobless numbers in Germany supported European stocks.  A key manufacturing index wi... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/30/2011

GOOD DAY FOR GOLD, SILVER The U.S. stock market closed the year with another down day. In the end, the optimistic projections of a year ago did not come to pass, but the markets at least did not lose ground. The Gold price, on the other hand, was up 11% for the year. As we move into 2012, we can see more than ever that in this interconnected global economy in which we live, uncertainty may be the norm. “Black Swan” events might occur so often, we might need to call t... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/30/2011

IMF DRAWS CRITICISM FOR EUROPEAN EFFORTS The forces that have driven precious metals prices have been elusive to predict during this past year. The leading drivers for metals and other commodities in 2011 have been the global economy and the Chinese economy. “Problems in the U.S., Europe, and China have all contributed to the weake... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/30/2011

GOLD HEADS FOR 11TH ANNUAL GAIN    U.S. stock futures are inching upward this morning, while Gold and Silver are recovering nicely from the recent dip. All signs are pointing to an uneventful end to an otherwise eventful year. There are no major economic reports being released, and investors seem to be looking past th... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/29/2011

GOLD PRICES MOVE OFF LOWS; SILVER ENDS DAY POSITIVE    The U.S. stock market rebounded from yesterday’s losses and is again positive for the year. The Gold price declined for the sixth day in a row, but did climb well above morning lows. The rally in Gold and Silver prices began in the early afternoon as the value of the euro made sharp gains relative to the dollar. Silver made even a stronger move as ... Read More

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