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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

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/29/2011

VOLATILE DAY FOR ALL MARKETS Since the Mid-Day Commentary, gold slipped to close the day slightly down, but almost unchanged since yesterday.  Silver has gained slightly, and is closing the day in positive territory.  Platinum and palladium have continued their slide. All markets were extremely volatile today, showing a battle between optimistic bu... Read More

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

STOCKS TAKE A HIT; RISK OF RECESSION RISES Precious metals are down slightly from today’s highs as stocks tumble more than 2% with concerns over the possibility of failure with the Greek default.  Even Morgan Stanley an... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/29/2011

JOBLESS CLAIMS DROP; GERMAN VOTE ENCOURAGING FOR EURO Overnight trading was choppy for gold and silver, but the metals have remained mostly flat this morning.  U.S. stock futures are pointing to a positive open for Wall Street, after Germany’s parliament approved an enhancement of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF).  Also pushing stock futures up is news that Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/28/2011

GERMANY PREPARES TO KICK THE CAN ONE MORE TIME Precious metals prices have dropped significantly over the last few hours, mirroring the selloff in the stock market. Germany’s parliament is set to vote tomorrow to expand the European Financial Stability Facility (or EFSF), the official name of the bailout fund designed to prevent eurozone nations from defaulting on their debt.  Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/28/2011

RENEGOTIATION = MORE WORRY Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals pricing has dropped on increased fears of eurozone stability. There are reported European tax implications, as well as concerns amid European Union (EU) inspectors and IMF inspectors re-examining the austerity measures implemented by the Greek government. EU and IMF... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/28/2011

U.S. Durable-Goods Orders Drop in August – The August durable goods report just came out and the number of orders dipped by 0.1%, when it had been expected to rise by 0.4%. Orders placed for motor vehicles dropped by 8.5%. Platinum and palladium are highly used in the automobile industry, so this slowdown in motor vehicle bookings might have been a contributing factor to recent price declines in those metals. Stock futures relinquished s... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/27/2011

GOLD MAKES 12% RECOVERY Precious metals have relaxed a little since mid-day trading, however they have not strayed far. Gold has recovered 12% since yesterday’s numbers as the other precious metals are also sharing in a nice recovery. Investors seem to be taking advantage of the dip in prices. George Gero, Senior Vice President at RBC Capital markets, says, “We may see the new trading range develop at the higher level, $1,625-$1,700…gold’s rally is a major relief t... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/27/2011

GLOBAL STOCKS SURGE, BUT DIFFICULTY LOOMS Precious metals are on the rise since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The rise has been fairly brisk amid talks of global stock markets’ overall rise and tempered by uneasy talks on eurozone bailout. Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/27/2011

STOCKS, METALS RALLY; U.S. IN MORE TROUBLE THAN EUROPE? U.S. stock futures are signaling a continuing rally for stocks today, as investors are banking on hopes that eurozone officials will be able to get Greece back on track and rein in the sovereign debt crisis that is threatening the European region.  Gold is up sharply on the hop... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report - 9/26/2011

Very Odd Day in the Marketplace – The U.S. Stock Market began the day off strong, then faded, then recovered, then faded and then boomed 200 points at the close, to finish above 11,000 for the day. Bond prices fell as stocks rose, all based on the hope that European leaders will commit some cash to bailout the European countries, who need to be bailed out. There has been n... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/26/2011

Volatility is the Word for the Day! – Gold and silver prices have been moving in wide swings all morning, while continuing to trend down. Both gold and silver have traded in positive territory, but have since given up gains. Price movements have been dramatic. As dramatic as gold prices have been of late, an article by Jan Harvey in Reuter’s today points out that Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/26/2011

Gold Prices Slide to $1,532 Overnight, But Have Since Rebounded Sharply – As investors continue to sell gold to cover other los... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/23/2011

Gold Plunges $100 Before Rebounding – Gold prices fell as fears mounted of a global recession and hope of a positive end to the Greek crisis waned. It would be fair to say a small dose of panic was injected as well. At one point, gold was down 6 percent. Silver futures closed down 18 percent. In the crunch for cash, precious metals became just another commodity... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/23/2011

Hedge Funds Are Driving Down Gold Prices – Hedge funds are selling gold and this is the number one reason why gold prices are down. The big question: “Are they selling because they are no longer bullish on gold or are they selling because they need to raise cash quickly and gold is a highly liquid asset?” Hedge funds not only need to raise cash to cover margin calls, in turbulent times like these, redemption requests increase and this to... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/23/2011

Global Markets Continue to Fall, While Political Leaders Continue to Fiddle – As leaders around the globe continue to provide more talk than action, traders are selling whatever they can get their hands on. European stocks tried to rally overnight, on the promise from the G-20 that European parliaments would work over the next several weeks to come up with a way to increase the bailout fund to troubled euro-area banks. It... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/22/2011

Recession Fears Drive the DOW Down – The U.S. stock market extended its sell-off to four days, as it traded down 391 points. Today’s volume was extremely heavy, which may be an indication that traders fear more losses to come. Markets are down worldwide, as recessionary fears are global and not just in the U.S. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/22/2011

Gold Prices are Bouncing Off Morning Lows – The U.S. Stock market is falling along with global equity markets around the world. The DOW is down over 400 points, as concerns grow over the state of the global economy. Gold and precious metal prices have been dragged down along with stock prices, although the very news driving stock prices... Read More

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