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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/18/2011

Silver & Palladium Prices Go Positive, While Gold & Platinum Recover - The stock market boomed again today, on reports that Germany and France are moving closer to an agreement on how to fix the European debt crisis. This news also turned precious metal prices around with silver and palladium making positive gains. (... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/18/2011

Precious Metals Prices Move Up -The prices of precious metals have rallied from the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The concerns involving Chinese economic slowdown, the Greek debt crisis and France being under a credit review for possible downgrade by Moody’s to its AAA rating should boost the safe-haven appeal of gold. The term safe-haven might h... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/18/2011

The Chinese Economy Grows at the Slowest Rate in Two Years –The Chinese economy grew at 9.1% in the third quarter from a year earlier, which is the slowest pace since 2009. This was down from the 9.5% of previous quarters and the expectations of 9.3%. The slowdown is a global concern on two fronts. If the Chinese economy ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/17/2011

GOLD AS A FOURTH ASSET HELPS PROTECT AGAINST BLACK SWANS Precious metals have recovered slightly against mid-day numbers as the stock market selloff gathers steam but held back as the dollar grew stronger on news out of Europe.  Many investors are still bullish on gold as a fourth asset class due to its inverse relationship with the stock market as wel... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/17/2011

THESE ‘DREAMS’ KEEP ON…DRIVING CONFIDENCE DOWN Precious metals prices have started to drop since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, due in large part to not-so-flattering remarks out of the euro zone. The majority of precious metals prices is down on the news as confidence is dwindling and fear is coming back into the marketplace. "With renewed concer... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/17/2011

Precious Metals Prices Continue to Drift Upwards - No Quick Solution to the Euro Crisis in Sight - Precious metals prices are up since markets opened Sunday at 5PM (CT). Gold is at a 3-week high. U.S. equity markets were heading for a strong opening, but have since Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/14/2011

The U.S. Rejects Plan to Participate in the European Bailout – Proposals floating about suggest the size of the International Monetary Fund should be doubled with the help of the broader international community, is not going to be supported by the U.S., Canada or Australia. This clearly puts the burden back on Europe. The message seems to be that first they should put their own house i... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/14/2011

IMF PUT IN ITS PLACE, U.S. TO PLAY GREATER ROLE Precious metals prices have remained relatively steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The continuing European Union (EU) debt crisis continues to be a source of concern for global markets. The G20 conference, which began today, has already seen its fair share of interesting propositions today. Accor... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/14/2011

FEARS RETURN TO CONTAGION IN EUROPE; INVESTORS “MORE BULLISH THAN EVER” ON GOLD In overnight trading, precious metals spent time making up for the moderate losses experienced yesterday.  U.S. stock futures are pointing towards a high open today, and were pushed higher by the release of retail sales data that blew past expecta... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/13/11

GOLD CAUGHT BETWEEN SAFE HAVEN AND COMMODITY; FITCH IS AT IT AGAIN Precious metals have recovered slightly since the mid-day report, as stocks ended the day weaker after the earlier release of worse-than-expected economic data from China.  Gold seems to be caught in an interesting situation, according to F... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/13/2011

IMF BACKS CHINA, EU STRESS TEST HAS LOTS OF VICTIMS The downward movement of pricing for precious metals has continued since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. There were initial concerns over China’s import and export data and the European Union (EU)’s inability to convey a clear plan to tackle the continuing debt crisis. "The key here for gold is in... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/13/2011

CHINA DATA ADDS TO GLOBAL ECONOMIC WOES Precious metals have traded mostly lower since yesterday’s close, and stock futures are joining them in the red after the release of economic data from China that was weaker than expected.  China’s trade surplus contracted in September, with lower-than-expected imports and exports.  This is yet another sig... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/12/2011

FED MINUTES SHOWED SOME MEMBERS PUSHED FOR QE3 Silver and gold have slipped slightly since the Mid-Day Commentary, but both are up more than 1% for the day. The minutes from the most recent Federal Open Market Committee meeting were released today.  They show that two... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/12/2011

European Make-Or-Break It Summit on October 23 – Investors will keep a sharp eye out for any indications of what plans may be announced at this critical summit. Four euro zone leaders told Reuters today, that Greece’s private creditors, (largely banks, pension funds and financial institutions) are going to have to take more of a loss, than at first indicated. In July, Greek private investors were told to expect a “haircut... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/12/2011

Gold Goes Up on Renewed European Debt Crisis Concerns – Gold prices went up to a two-week high in New York overnight, as Slovakia remains the only country in the 17-nation euro area who voted against the plan for a rescue fund. Global equity markets went down on the news and then right back up on the announcement that there will be a ... Read More

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

IRAN MURDER PLOT FOILED; RELATIVELY FLAT DAY IN THE MARKETS Gold and silver are trading at prices close to where they ended the day yesterday.  Stocks were little-changed since yesterday as well, with the S&P 500 gaining a measly 0.05%. A plot allegedly by the Iranian government to kill the Saudi Ambassador to the United States has been foiled by the Drug Enforcement Administ... Read More

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

SLOVAKIA CONTINUES TO HINDER, GOLD HOLDS A BRIGHT OUTLOOK Precious metals have slipped a little, but for the most part have remained steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The last main hurdle remaining to supporting the euro zone measure of aid to Greece lies in the hands of the Slovakian government. Read More

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

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