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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

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

Gold Prices Move Off Lows While Silver Ends the Day Positive The U.S. stock market rebounded from yesterday’s losses and is once again positive for the year. Gold declined for the sixth day in a row, but did climb up well off 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 the euro prices... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/29/2011

LONG-TERM OUTLOOK SUPPORTS GOLD AS BUYING OPPORTUNITY    The price of Gold has been heavily affected by the eurozone crisis this week. Sterling Smith at Country Hedging Inc. commented on the influence Europe has had on Gold, saying, “The developments in Italy have perked up the dollar, and that is pushing Gold down.” Concentrating on Gold’s importance as an investment, LGT Capital Management’s Bayram Dincer said, Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report - 12/29/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES LOWER IN EARLY TRADING   Although Gold and Silver prices have bounced off their morning lows, the trend of the past couple of days has been decidedly downward. The euro fell through an important price point of 1.30 and is currently trading at 1.2895. Clearly, the euro is dealing with a significant lack confidence. As the euro has fallen relative to the U.S. dollar, Gold and Silver have followed their historical trend to move down as the dollar ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/28/2011

EUROZONE WORRIES ROCK MARKET – AGAIN    The U.S. stock market fell 1 percent today, again moving into negative territory for the year. Gold and Silver prices plunged, as well, and the eurozone crisis continues to be the culprit. Last week, markets rallied on news that the European Central Bank (ECB) would provide more liquidity (cash) to eurozone ba... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/28/2011

VIEWS ON ECB LOANS MIXED    Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have been dropping. Gold is traditionally viewed as a safe haven in times of economic uncertainty. But with uncertainty comes a need for investors to sell their Gold positions to cover losses elsewhere. According to VTB Capital analy... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/28/2011

GOLD IS THE ONLY SAFE HAVEN, CHINESE BANKING OFFICIAL SAYS Precious metals are trading slightly lower this morning, while U.S. stock futures and European markets are slightly higher. Short-term borrowing costs for Italian debt fell sharply from the high levels seen last month. This dose of good news is likely not a sign of things to come, sa... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/27/2011

CHINA-U.S. CURRENCY ‘WAR’ ESCALATING?   Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have remained relatively steady with some marginal gains. Between now and the new year, the Gold market “will see odd movements this week as many money managers have closed out the year, leaving the market with technical and h... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/27/2011

IS EUROPE FOCUSING ON RIGHT PRIORITIES?   The Gold price is lower as the eurozone crisis worsens instead of improves. Li Ning at Shanghai CIFCO Futures said, “Gold prices may be under pressure from a strengthening dollar in the next few months as the brightened economic prospects in the United States are likely to further boost the dollar index.... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/27/2011

CHINESE GOVERNMENT CRACKS DOWN ON GOLD EXCHANGES    Gold, Silver, and U.S. stock futures are starting the week lower as the euro rises slightly against the dollar. Key economic reports expected to be released today include an index from the housing sector and a consumer confidence index. Although futures are down this ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –12/23/2011

GOLD, SILVER PRICES NEUTRAL    On a day when the “Santa Claus Rally” boosted stocks almost 125 points, the S&P 500 squeaked into positive territory for the year. One year ago, most analysts were predicting a very strong year for the stock market with an S&P 500 climbing over 1,350 points. Today, investors are happy just to get positive gains... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/23/2011

ITALY WANTS GROWTH; GOLD’S OUTLOOK BRIGHT    Gold prices were slightly down, while Silver, Platinum and Palladium prices remained firm since the morning report, with little news affecting the market. Throughout 2011, investors have shifted several times from Gold to cash holdings with daily, weekly and monthly uncertainty in the market. Julian Phillips at GoldForecaster.com said, “Gold has had to face its own headwinds, not caused by poor fundamenta... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/23/2011

EUROZONE TROUBLES AHEAD     Precious metals prices remained relatively steady in overnight trading. As 2011 winds to a close, a couple of noteworthy areas bear watching, and they involve the European debt crisis. The outlook for Gold remains positive for the beginning of 2012, with some analysts including Jeffrey Wright saying $1,800 to possibly $2,000 per ounce is likely in 2012. Wright said, “There will be further pressure on the U.S. dollar ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/22/2011

EXPERTS SEE GOLD’S CONTINUED RISE; PAYROLL TAX SNAG COULD SLOW ECONOMY Although the price of Gold experienced a drop in the latter part of this year, falling by 13% in September and by 8% last week, most experts are unfazed and see the precious metal rising again in 2012. Jeffery Wright, a senior research analyst with Global Hunter Securities, recently said, “What I am... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/22/2011

GOLD, SILVER PRICES MODERATELY LOWER     In a day of little breaking news, precious metals prices have drifted lower in morning trading, while the U.S. stock market has been positive. Banks and the energy markets are leading gainers. The holiday season is traditionally a time of low-volume trading and slower news cycles. We would expect the same this season. Adrian Day is chairman and ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/22/2011

U.S. WARNED AGAIN; MIXED ECONOMIC REPORTS RELEASED    U.S. stock futures and the U.S. dollar are rising this morning, after the release of the weekly jobless claims report. Economists expected a rise in claims, but the report showed that 4,000 fewer people filed for unemployment benefits last week. As expect... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/21/2011

DIRECTION UNCLEAR IN TODAY’S GOLD, SILVER MARKETS    Gold and Silver began the day strong, as did the U.S. equities market. The European Central Bank’s announcement that it was going to make nearly a half-trillion euros available for banks to borrow jump-started the markets. A total of 523 banks borrowed about 490 billion euros. The positive response in the markets resulted from expectations that t... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/21/2011

NOT ALL IS QUIET ON THE HOME FRONT    The National Association of Realtors said existing home sales increased by 4% in November. But those results were muddied after the association revised its calculations for 2010, saying the housing crash was, in fact, about 14% worse than previously thought. The association produced the revisions when it realized the numbers were being affected by various... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/21/2011

ECB TO LEND NEARLY 500 BILLION EUROS TO AILING BANKS    Precious metals prices are relatively flat amid encouraging news out of Europe this morning, but U.S. stock futures have given up some early gains. The European Central Bank’s (ECB) lending program will be giving eurozone banks a total of 489 billion euros, w... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/20/2011

ECB MAY SELL GOLD TO COVER DEBT Gold prices are holding steady since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report with a positive boost for the day.  It is a known fact that many central banks are increasing their holdings in gold.  Financial analysts are curious if the distraught European countries such as Italy and France will have to se... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/20/2011

GOLD PRICES CLIMB; REPUBLICANS OPPOSE SENATE-PASSED TAX CUT     Gold prices have continued to climb in morning trading, along with prices for Silver, Platinum, and Palladium. One analyst attributed Gold’s rise to “dollar weakness, and it is likely that some traders have viewed the recent selloff as excessive and are tentatively re-entering the Gold mark... 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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