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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/11/2011

ALL EYES ON SLOVAKIA; GARTMAN: GOLD NOT FOOLED BY EURO DEAL Overnight trading has seen gold pull back along with U.S. stock futures.  The dollar is stronger versus the euro, thanks to a country that doesn’t often make front-page news.  Slovakia is voting today to approve required measures which will allow a beefing-up of the European Finan... Read More

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

CHINA DEMAND 50% HIGHER; UNCERTAINTY PROVIDES GOLD-FERTILE BACKDROP Precious metals are recovering today, up from mid-day prices. Unlike silver, platinum and palladium, gold is more negatively correlated to the stock markets which means with the S&P 500 Index having it’s biggest rally since August, historically gold woul... Read More

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

EURO ZONE SHOWS SIGNS OF HOPE, EGYPT…NOT SO MUCH Precious metals prices are continuing their upward momentum since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The news of a potential European bailout progressing and the continuing turmoil in the Middle East seem to be a boon to the safe-haven appeal of precious metals. "While a detailed plan was lacking [in eu... Read More

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

GERMANY, FRANCE PLEDGE TO SAVE BANKS; METALS, MARKETS, EURO UP, DOLLAR DOWN Precious metals are up sharply this morning, along with global stocks and U.S. stock futures, after a renewed pledge by France and Germany to do whatever it takes to support European banks.  U.S. stocks are looking to regain ground lost late Friday after credit downgrades of Italy and Spain.  Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/7/2011

Europe Remains the Driving Force Behind the Markets Precious metals prices rose higher in afternoon trading, but still fell for the day. Both the U.S. stock and global precious metals markets rose on the mornings jobs announcement, but fell as the news became more fully digested. We did see an increase of 103,000  jobs, but 45,000 of these were Verizon workers coming off their strike. Government workers, (federal,city and state) were big losers and this is exp... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/7/2011

CRACKS IN EURO ZONE, MARKET FEAR SLIPS THROUGH Market prices have begun to slip since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. European leadership shows fractures in bank aid and is looking squarely at credit rating cuts. The jobs data was better than expected, but certainly not good enough to reverse fears of recession and place us in a growth capacity. "To... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/7/2011

JOBS REPORT BETTER, NOT ENOUGH TO MAKE A DENT IN UNEMPLOYMENT In overnight trading, gold reached as high as $1,669, and is currently resting slightly lower than that after the release of the U.S. jobs report from September.  The report showed that 103,000 jobs were added in September, about 44,000 more than expected.&... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/6/2011

GEITHNER WARNS OF EURO DEBT DAMAGE; OBAMA URGES SWIFT ACTION Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, prices on gold, silver, platinum, and palladium have all seen moderate gains, spurred on by the stocks and commodities rally that came in response to the European Central Bank’s (ECB) efforts to increase liquidity and soften... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/6/2011

AS THE GREEK DEFAULT FEAR TURNS Precious metals prices have remained relatively steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. A contributing factor to that steadiness has to do with what is happening with the Greek debt crisis and an improvement in domestic stock prices. "The whole gold market... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/6/2011

OPTIMISM BOOSTS STOCKS; ECB TO ENACT BOND PURCHASE PROGRAM Overnight trading of gold was relatively steady, while U.S. stocks are looking at another positive day, and silver, platinum, and palladium are benefitting from that optimism.  Investors are hoping that eurozone policymakers will be able to work together to help out banks in... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/5/2011

METALS SELLOFF ‘PROBABLY’ OVER; MORE PROTESTS IN GREECE Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, gold and silver are mostly unchanged, while platinum and palladium have added to gains.  One portfolio manager said, “The selling of the past two, three days has probably run its course … Gold is probably set to rally.... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/5/2011

MERKEL PROPOSES MORE BURDEN ON INVESTORS Prices have increased approximately 1% since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The hot-button issue surrounds the never-ending European debt crisis. The potential Greek default has drained international markets and drained a lot of confidence in the markets. UBS, in a note to its investors, said, "Separating it... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report- 10/5/2011

Private Job Creation Beats Estimates but Announced Layoffs Soar – The September survey from ADP showed the private sector added 95,000 jobs, which was almost identical to the August report. It had been expected that 75,000 jobs would be created, so although this is a modest gain, it is a gain. This news from the private sector was offset from news out of the public sector. Governments and the military in particular are re... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/4/2011

STOCK & PRECIOUS METALS MARKETS SURGE IN MASSIVE LATE DAY RALLY Markets posted massive gains this afternoon as the S&P 500 climbed by 4.1% and gold rebounded by more than $20 off its low of around $1,600.  Silver is closing above $30 after dipping below $29 this afternoon. The market continues to suffer from headlin... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/4/2011

BERNANKE SPEAKS BEFORE CONGRESS, PRECIOUS METALS DROP Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to Congress, making a number of points. Recently, when Bernanke talks, markets and precious metals have moved one way or another, and true to form, that held up this morning. The main issue leading to the drop in prices ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/4/2011

CHINA WARNS OF TRADE WAR; BERNANKE SPEAKS TODAY After a volatile night, gold is trading slightly lower, thanks to traders selling gold (their insurance policy) to cover short positions and margin calls.  U.S. stock futures are also down.  Greece is the main issue yet again, as eurozone leaders voted to delay a deci... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Commentary – 10/3/2011

Gold and silver prices are virtually unchanged since the Morning Commentary.  Despite predictions that Greece will be able to implement the austerity measures required for the next tranche of aid, euro zone countries are... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Commentary – 10/3/2011

Gold & Silver rising on the news that Greece will not meet its deficit targets – Greece warned over the weekend that it will not meet its upcoming deficit targets set in July. These targets were set as a condition of a massive bailout package in order to avoid bankruptcy. This announcement sent gold and silver prices climbing, while triggering a selloff in equities. Asian markets were off over 4%, Europ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/30/2011

WORST QUARTER SINCE 2008 FOR U.S. STOCKS, WORST IN NINE YEARS FOR EUROPE Since the posting of the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, prices on gold, silver, and platinum have all dipped somewhat, with only palladium seeing an increase since 12:00 PM (CT). Still, gold ended the day higher than it had Thursday (rising by 0.3%) as buyers took advantage of the metal’s... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/30/2011

STOCKS, ECONOMIES, LEGISLATION, OH MY… Gold prices are on the rise since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, while remaining precious metals prices have remained steady. This was primarily due to safe-haven appeal being reaffirmed by a number of investors due to Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/30/2011

END OF BAD QUARTER DOESN’T BRING HOPE Gold traded higher in overnight trading, spiking as high as $1,643 at one point, but has since come off those highs.  U.S. stock futures signaled a lower start to morning stock trading, and remained so after the consumer spending report was released.  The report showed an expect... 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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