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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/16/2011

U.S. STOCKS TAKE SHARP LOSSES; FED OFFICIAL WARNS OF LONG RECOVERY Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, prices of all four precious metals have slid. Matt Zeman, a senior market strategist with Kingsview Financial, said the low volumes were a result of traders gearing up for this weekend a... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/16/2011

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER NEW EUROPEAN GOVERNMENT Precious metals prices have remained relatively steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. Global markets are taking a wait-and-see approach based on current European volatility, with Spanish bond yields also approaching uncomfortable limits. The global uncertainty “underscores the renewed confidence in the... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/16/2011

WILL GOLD BE THE ONLY WINNER IN THE EUROZONE CRISIS? In an article today by Matthew Lynn for MarketWatch, Lynn presents a compelling case that gold may turn out to be the only winner in the eurozone crisis. In a scenario where sovereign bonds have been hammered, equities are neutral year-to-date with high volatility, eurozone banks are taking huge haircuts o... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/15/2011

GOLD ENDS HIGHER AS NERVOUS INVESTORS STILL SEEK SAFE HAVEN Gold prices closed the day slightly higher. Silver prices closed with a solid gain of about 1.5%. This time of year, hedge funds and other investment firms are required to make regulatory filings with the SEC and report their holdings. These reports can give an indication as to the outlook of some of the world’s savviest investors. It appears that many are c... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/15/2011

FED CONSIDERS DOWNSIZING BANKS ‘TOO BIG TO FAIL’ Precious metals prices have gained since early morning trading. News from the International Monetary Fund indicated that China’s growth will start to gradually slow. IMG Deputy Director Min Zhu said, “All the data says that China is moving to a soft landing.” John Paulson, the hedge fund manager... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/15/2011

EUROPEAN SITUATION FRAGILE; GEOPOLITICAL TENSION CONTINUES Gold is trading down this morning, shadowing the expected slump of U.S. stocks due to the euro zone debt crisis. The ongoing fears over the debt problems in Europe has been contagion. Before Greece, there was Ireland, Portugal, and Greece again. The recent, second bailout of Greece was intended to stop such contagion, but that has not gone as planned. Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/14/2011

NEW GERMAN POLICY SUPPORTS ALLOWING COUNTRIES TO EXIT EURO Precious metals prices have remained relatively steady in afternoon trading. Stock markets around the world rose on news of a 6% jump in Japan’s economy as it finally starts to show signs of recovery after the devastating earthquake and tsunami earlier this year. Some people have voiced belief that the shift in power in Greece and Italy represents a major step toward solving the European debt crisis. On the... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/14/2011

EURO ZONE’S OPTIMISM FADING; SUPER COMMITTEE DEADLINE NEARS Gold prices have fallen today, pushed down by a strengthening of the U.S. dollar that has come in response to renewing fears that Greece and Italy won’t be able to adequately address their debt issues. With Italy and Greece trying to form new governments to curtail the debt crisis in the euro zone, markets in the U.S. Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/14/2011

Europe Could Be Facing Toughest Hour Since World War II The U.S. stock futures are looking to open weaker on continued concerns in Europe. Precious metals prices have drifted lower as well. Last week, gold prices briefly went over $1,800 per oz before backing down. German Chancellor Angela Merkel came out today and said that Europe could be facing its toughest... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/11/2011

EURO ZONE WORKS TO AVOID MELTDOWN; U.K. PREPARES FINANCIAL CONTINGENCY PLAN Between the posting of the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report and now, the price of gold has risen slightly. For the week, despite declining prices the past two sessions, gold saw an overall gain of 1.8%. Michael K. Smith, with T&K Futures, indicated that gold seems to be returning to its more normal... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/11/2011

ITALY MIGHT HAVE TO LEAVE THE EURO; U.S. AT STALL SPEED Precious metals have risen since this morning and look as though they will continue to rise and stocks rally (DOW up 270 points).  There are many who have high hopes that new leadership in Greece and Italy will help turn things around, but others still feel that it is not the leadership that is the problem and that nothing will change with the new leaders... Read More

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

COULD $2,000-AN-OUNCE GOLD BE WITHIN REACH? In overnight trading, precious metals prices have been on the rise. The euro’s value is on the rise, and the dollar’s value is down this morning, which is leading to the increase. An interesting perspective surrounds the frozen assets of MF Global’s customers. However, gold’s position is still seen as strong in the marketplace. Standard Bank a... Read More

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

Precious metals rise against today’s lows. News of Greece and Italy has slowed down today and markets are up around the world, but not all have recovered from yesterday’s losses. Yes, Italy and Greece are very much on-going and vital issues; however, some feel as though the markets have reacted sufficiently and that the world can move forward from here. Art Hogan, head of product strategy, equity research at Lazard Capital Markets, said, Read More

Mid Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/10/2011

ITALIAN CRISIS SPURS BREAK-UP FEARS; JOBLESS CLAIMS AND TRADE DEFICIT FIGURES RELEASED Economic worries in the euro zone continue to hold the financial world’s attention, with worries that the zone might break-up developing as a result of ongoing uncertainty in Italy, both economic and political. Borrowing costs for Italy, which has the third largest economy in Europe, have reached levels widely seen as unsustainable, a... Read More

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

EUROPEAN UNION WARNS OF ‘DEEP PROLONGED RECESSION’ The European Union (EU) has significantly slashed its 2012 growth forecasts fo... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/9/2011

U.S. STOCKS DROP AS ITALIAN BOND YIELDS REACH ‘UNSUSTAINABLE’ LEVELS Precious metals prices have continued to drop since the Midday Gold & Silver Market Report. Gold futures saw a loss today, the first in three sessions, driven down by anxiety over Ita... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/9/2011

IMF CHIEF WARNS OF ANOTHER LOST DECADE; GREEK PM RESIGNS Gold and silver prices have slipped somewhat since the morning commentary.  Stock markets have also fallen sharply as worries about Italy becoming the next Greece abound. Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou will hand in his resignation today.  No official wor... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/9/2011

Markets Plunge as Italian 10-year Bond Climbs Above 7% Yesterday, many analysts said an Italian 10–year bond above 6% would be unsustainable. Today, the Italian 10-year bond has climbed well above the 7% benchmark that no analyst disputes as being unsustainable. The 7% threshold is the point at which institutional i... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/8/2011

The price of Gold peaked briefly above $1,800 before short-term profit taking took prices quickly lower. Silver prices quickly rose about the same time but also dropped after peaking at $35.35. “The daily battle is headlines from Europe (and) short-term profit taking, which keeps gold’s progression higher in check,” said Jeff Wright, managing director... Read More

Midday Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/8/2011

GOLD PASSES $1,800 AS CONTAGION THREATENS EURO ZONE Precious metals prices have gained slightly this morning following a meeting of Greek party leaders. The subject was whether to make Lucas Papademos the new prime minister. There was no word about whether Papademos had accepted the position. Panagoitis Dimitriadis, a public sector pensioner, commented on the severity of this decision, saying, “If this government doesn’t work out, we are lost.” Greece is n... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/8/2011

DRAMA CONTINUES IN ITALY, GREECE In overnight trading, gold and silver prices remained relatively steady. Calyon analyst Robin Bhar said, “Nothing goes up in a straight line, (though) it’s all safe-haven driven; it’s all (Italian Prime Minister Silvio) Berlusconi trading. You can’t let Italy fail, but it’s too big to rescue.” He mentioned that... Read More

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