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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

Closing Gold & Silver Report – 3/3/2011

At 4:00 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices are: Gold price - $1,417.00 Silver price - $34.29 Platinum price - $1,828.90 Palladium price - $814.60 COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices were down today, as the stock market climbed nearly 200 points. Jobs data and a renewed sense of optimism were the likely causes, but we cann... Read More

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

At 12:18 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices are: Gold price - $1,417.30 Silver price - $34.32 Platinum price - $1,830.10 Palladium price - $814.00 COMMENTARY: The news out of the Libya is improving. The country of Venezuela has stepped in to offer their assistance in hopes of establishing a peaceful resolution ... Read More

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

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold – $1,426.50 -- -$12.30 Silver – $34.52 -- -$0.40 Platinum – $1,842.20 -- -$18.10 Palladium – $822.40 -- +$6.00 COMMENTARY:  Precious metals are down this morning (save Palladium) as the stock markets are up. Reports are saying that Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/2/2011

At 4:15 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold - $1,436.10 Silver - $34.72 Platinum - $1,853.00 Palladium - $822.40 COMMENTARY:  Gold futures settled at a record high today.  Inflation fears, Middle East turmoil, and Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/2/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold - $1,438.20 Silver - $34.82 Platinum - $1,858.80 Palladium - $821.40 COMMENTARY:  Gold hit a new record high today, as stocks are losing earlier gains.  Reuters reports that stocks will likely “remain tethered to the ups and downs of oil prices, which surged ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 3/2/2011

At 8 AM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1435.70 Silver price - $34.86 Platinum price - $ 1849.00 Palladium price – $822.60 COMMENTARY: The news coming out of UBS AG this morning is that China is the top global buyer in gold. Through the f... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/1/2011

At 5:00 PM(CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,430.30; +$19.40 Silver price - $34.50; +$0.61 Platinum price - $1,843.50 +$33.30 Palladium price - $816.40 +$16.70   COMMENTARY: Gold tops previous records today on the unrest in Libya and other MENA countries (Middle E... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/1/2011

At NOON (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,430.60; +$19.70 Silver price - $34.47; +$0.58 Platinum price - $1,845.80 +$35.60 Palladium price - $816.90 +$17.30   COMMENTARY: Gold is breaking out on the upside of recent trading ranges as uncertainty increases across ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/28/2011

AT 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,412.10 Silver price - $33.95 Platinum price - $1,810.90 Palladium price - $800.30   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices all ended in positive territory today as investors looked for a hedge against political instability in the Middle East. With volatile situations in Libya, Bahrain, Oman and nervousness elsewhere in the region, gold was the ans... 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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