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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

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/24/2011

ROUBINI GIVES 50/50 FOR RECESSION Precious metals have stayed relatively steady since this morning.  News coming out of Europe is quiet today, and it seems investors are in wait-and-see mode.  Nouriel Roubini, Co-Founder and Chairman of Roubini Global Economics LLC., seems to think the worst is not over.  “Unfortunately, in my view there is a risk, at least a 50 percent probability, that in the U.S., in the eurozone, in the United Kingdom, and in mos... Read More

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

Precious Metals Prices Are Moving Up – Gold prices have risen over 1% in early morning trading, as European leaders continue to slog towards a bailout plan and there is news that the Chinese economy may look better than forecasted. Gold seems to be bouncing back and forth between a safe-haven play and a commodity. There seems to be less speculation in gold, as measured b... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/21/2011

It is Still All About Europe – The U.S. stock market soared along with precious metals prices on continued optimism going into this weekend’s European summit. Although there are some important differences between France and Germany that have not been worked out, the market is betting a plan will eventually fall into place. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/21/2011

EURO ZONE TALKS INTENSIFY, MERKEL VS. SARKOZY The course of precious metals prices since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, has seen some volatility but prices are still up for the day. The Greek bailout is still dominating the global economic landscape, as Germany and France have taken strong stances on how to resolve Greek debt crisis. A popular sentimen... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/21/2011

EU SUMMIT IN FOCUS; WHY ONE ANALYST CAN’T TRUST NEWS OUT OF EUROPE In overnight trading, precious metals recovered from yesterday’s losses while stock futures are pushing upwards as well.  All eyes are on the EU summit happening this Sunday and whether a resolution to the European debt crisis will come out of it.  While the market seems to be pricing in such a resolution, Tobias Blattner of Daiwa Capital Markets believes that Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/20/2011

GADDAFI CONFIRMED DEAD; GOLD ENDS LOWER FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT DAY Gold is closing lower for the fourth straight day, although it has risen since the mid-day commentary, amid uncertain optimism by traders and investors.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average has closed opposite its direction the previous day for ten days in a row, indicating indecisive... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/20/2011

INVESTORS COVER LOSSES ON EUROZONE’S INCONSISTENCIES Precious metals have fallen a little in morning trading.  Conflicting news of this weekend’s meeting in Europe on the handling of Greece and other eurozone problems have confused investors, thus spurring the volatile market movements.  James Moore, Research Analyst at FastMarkets.com,... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/20/2011

KEY VOTE IN GREECE TODAY; JOBLESS CLAIMS DOWN; GADDAFI REPORTED DEAD In overnight trading, precious metals were down on renewed optimism that a resolution will be found in the European debt crisis.  A very important austerity vote takes place in Greece today as protesters attempt to bring the country to a standstill by leaving businesses, schools, and docks empty while hospitals run on bare-minimum ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/19/2011

FEAR OF EURO ZONE CALAMITY DRIVES MARKETS IN LATE DAY TRADING Gold and silver have remained relatively unchanged since the mid-day report.  However, stock markets, which were calm in early trading, have sold off somewhat this afternoon. Greece is expected to pass more austerity measures despite protests in the streets by the Greek populace... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/19/2011

EURO ZONE DEBT TALKS STALL, GOLD DROPS Gold and precious metals prices have fluctuated on news that euro zone debt talks have stalled, as well as the U.S. government’s action to limit speculation in commodities markets. According to Richard Hastings, Macro Strategist at Global Hunter Securities, “Gold prices are still right on trend despite the big drop yesterday... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/19/2011

PHYSICAL METALS STILL DESIRED; OPTIMISM IN EUROPE, BUT WHY? Gold and U.S. stock futures are fairly flat this morning.  In the U.S., inflation data was mainly in line with expectations in a report released this morning.  Higher hopes of a resolution to the European debt crisis has investors more interested in ri... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/18/2011

Silver & Palladium Prices Go Positive, While Gold & Platinum Recover - The stock market boomed again today, on reports that Germany and France are moving closer to an agreement on how to fix the European debt crisis. This news also turned precious metal prices around with silver and palladium making positive gains. (... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/18/2011

Precious Metals Prices Move Up -The prices of precious metals have rallied from the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The concerns involving Chinese economic slowdown, the Greek debt crisis and France being under a credit review for possible downgrade by Moody’s to its AAA rating should boost the safe-haven appeal of gold. The term safe-haven might h... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/18/2011

The Chinese Economy Grows at the Slowest Rate in Two Years –The Chinese economy grew at 9.1% in the third quarter from a year earlier, which is the slowest pace since 2009. This was down from the 9.5% of previous quarters and the expectations of 9.3%. The slowdown is a global concern on two fronts. If the Chinese economy ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/17/2011

GOLD AS A FOURTH ASSET HELPS PROTECT AGAINST BLACK SWANS Precious metals have recovered slightly against mid-day numbers as the stock market selloff gathers steam but held back as the dollar grew stronger on news out of Europe.  Many investors are still bullish on gold as a fourth asset class due to its inverse relationship with the stock market as wel... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/17/2011

THESE ‘DREAMS’ KEEP ON…DRIVING CONFIDENCE DOWN Precious metals prices have started to drop since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, due in large part to not-so-flattering remarks out of the euro zone. The majority of precious metals prices is down on the news as confidence is dwindling and fear is coming back into the marketplace. "With renewed concer... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/17/2011

Precious Metals Prices Continue to Drift Upwards - No Quick Solution to the Euro Crisis in Sight - Precious metals prices are up since markets opened Sunday at 5PM (CT). Gold is at a 3-week high. U.S. equity markets were heading for a strong opening, but have since Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/14/2011

The U.S. Rejects Plan to Participate in the European Bailout – Proposals floating about suggest the size of the International Monetary Fund should be doubled with the help of the broader international community, is not going to be supported by the U.S., Canada or Australia. This clearly puts the burden back on Europe. The message seems to be that first they should put their own house i... Read More

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APMEX’s ‘Market Reports’ provide our readers with a review of spot price activity and some of the factors that may be affecting the market for precious metals, three times during the trading day. While the information is obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, we do not guarantee its accuracy or its completeness and we encourage you to conduct your own investigation prior to making any decision based on the information. The "News and Commentaries" are not intended as a comprehensive discussion and there may be other factors that may be affecting the financial marketplace. These "News and Commentaries" are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute a recommendation by APMEX to hold, to purchase or to sell any precious metal product. All orders, all purchases and all sales, if any, are subject to the terms of the User Agreement and other applicable policies.

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