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Closing Gold & Silver Market Reports – 3/14/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,428.50 Silver price - $35.99 Platinum price - $1,757.00 Palladium price - $747.90     COMMENTARY: With their strong connection to the automobile industry, it is no surprise that platinum and palladium continued their downward slide today. Japan i... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/14/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold – $1,425.50  |  +$2.70 Silver – $35.99  |  -$0.02 Platinum – $1,753.00  |  -$29.70 Palladium – $750.20  |  -$16.30 COMMENTARY:  Gold and silver have remained relatively flat today, while platinum and pall... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/14/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,427.50 Silver price - $36.02 Platinum price - $1,767.60 Palladium price - $751.90   COMMENTARY: As predicted in Friday’s Closing Commentary, the eyes of the world continue to be on Japan and the news only gets worse. Death toll estimates are now above 10,000 and climbing. A nuclear reactor already in peri... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Report – 3/11/2011

At 4:15 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price – $1420.60 Silver price – $35.96 Platinum price – $1779.50 Palladium price – $762.40 COMMENTARY: The natural disasters in Japan have crippled the country. The concern now lies in the recovery as the U.S. has been ... Read More

Mid – Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/11/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,421.00 Silver price - $35.95 Platinum price - $1,781.70 Palladium price - $765.50   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are on the rebound after experiencing a sharp drop on news of the Japanese earthquake. Gold spot ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/11/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold Price - $1,412.30 Silver price - $34.53 Platinum price - $1,774.40 Palladium price - $750.30   COMMENTARY:As news of the Japanese earthquake began to break, stock futures and the precious metal prices began to retreat. Since then, precious metal prices have begun to come back. Gold spot price is down $1.20 – Sil... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –3/10/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,412.30 Silver price - $35.34 Platinum price - $1,766.20 Palladium price - $770.00   COMMENTARY: Today was one of those days that the strong pull of the equity markets sinking, dragged precious metal prices down as well.  Generally speaking, news like Gadd... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/10/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold – $1,409.40 | -$21.20 Silver – $35.09 | -$1.03 Platinum – $1,764.00 | -$39.00 Palladium – $767.60 | -$15.00 Precious metals prices are continuing to drop, likely pulled down by profit-taking and Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/10/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,420.10 Silver price -$35.36 Platinum price -$1,779.90 Palladium price -$768.50 COMMENTARY:Gold and silver prices are dipping in early morning trading despite continued concerns about conflicts in the Middle East and the European debt problems. Many would think tha... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/9/2011

  At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,432.80 Silver price - $36.19 Platinum price - $1,800.60 Palladium price - $781.50   COMMENTARY: Today was a day of mild trading within a tight range for both the stock and precious metal markets. As stocks retreated towards the close, precious metals came up, but neither move was significant. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/9/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,430.90 Silver price - $36.04 Platinum price -$1,802.90 Palladium price - $782.10   COMMENTARY: With the exception of silver, which has sprung up 32 cents, the precious metals market is flat so far today. Gold spot price is up $2.70 –Platinum is off 70 cents – Palladium spot price is down $5.60  Gold and silver, which are historical... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 3/9/2011

At 8 AM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1436.60 Silver price - $36.42 Platinum price - $1813.20 Palladium price - $798.40 COMMENTARY: The Middle East news continues to be a push to global concern. Muammar Qaddafi continues to fight rebels in western Libya. He also ha... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/8/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,430.20 Silver price – 36.10 Platinum price -$1,808.00 Palladium price - $794.30   COMMENTARY: Platinum and palladium are not nearly as often in the news as gold and silver, but both metals have been on the rise in the past six months. Are these metals near the... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/8/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,429.50 Silver price - $35.86 Platinum price - $1,804.60 Palladium price - $787.80   COMMENTARY: Events in the Middle East have settled (for the moment), so oil and gold prices are experiencing profit taking and the US dollar goes up. We should note as Alan Greenspan pointed out recently on CNBC, the Euro and the Dollar are both weak, so it is no... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/8/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,436.30 Silver price - $36.32 Platinum price - $1,809.00 Palladium price - $782.00 COMMENTARY: The gold price to silver price ratio has historically run in the range of 57:1. Today, this ratio is below 40:1. Does this tell us that silver is too high; is gold... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/7/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold – $1,433.20 Silver – $35.98 Platinum – $1,823.50 Palladium – $790.70 COMMENTARY:  Gold and silver are holding on to the gains from earlier, while the industrial precious metals, platinum and palladium, seem to be following the stock market as it falls.  Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Report – 3/7/2011

At 12 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price – $1432.60 Silver price – $36.07 Platinum price – $1823.30 Palladium price – $790.80 COMMENTARY: The rumor out of Libya is that Muammar Gaddafi is seeking safe passage out of Libya. The BBC reported the rumor based on one of Gaddafi’s associates appealing to opposition chiefs to open dialogue, which shows an easing ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/7/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,439.00 Silver price - $36.43 Platinum price - $1,839.00 Palladium price - $808.60   COMMENTARY: As the markets re-opened Sunday at 5pm (CT), precious metal prices began to move up. Oil and gold both climbed on the news of... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/4/2011

At 4:00 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold - $1,433.40 Silver - $35.71 Platinum - $1,844.70 Palladium - $813.00 COMMENTARY:  Precious metals end high today with news of continued protests and rebellious battles in the Middle East. Paris-based Interpol has now issued a global alert against Gaddafi and 15 members... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/4/2011

At 12:25 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold - $1,431.00 Silver - $35.39 Platinum - $1,839.50 Palladium - $811.00 COMMENTARY:  Gold is adding to its weekly gains this afternoon as silver is trading at a 31-year high.  There seemed to be some optimism earlier over the news of... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report –3/4/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price -$1,420.90 Silver price - $34.66 Platinum price - $1,831.00 Palladium price - $811.50   COMMENTARY: Many precious metal investors have been concerned with the 1099 tax reporting provision that was added to the President’s Health Care bill. This provision would have required small business to fill out an IRS 1099 on all sales over $600.  Read More
US Dollar Prices are in USD

Precious Metal Prices
4/17/2014 6:03:24 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,298.40 $1,300.40 ($5.10)
Silver $19.55 $19.65 ($0.04)
Platinum $1,427.10 $1,437.10 ($0.70)
Palladium $794.10 $799.10 ($4.20)
4/17/2014 6:03:24 AM EST

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