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Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 7/11/2014

Gold continues to surprise some analysts as another week of gains leaves the yellow metal trading at its highest level in almost four months.  New geopolitical tension on the Gaza Strip helped elevate safe-haven demand as many investors seek the asset pending further clarity regarding the future of interest rates in the U.S.  While Gold rallied, U.S. stocks suffered losses in each session until today.  On Friday, equities were able to stave off their largest weekly drop sinc... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/11/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES OFF SLIGHTLY – STOCKS CONTINUE TO FALL Gold and Silver prices are down slightly this morning, but perhaps not as much as first expected. Gold prices received a bump up yesterday when concerns grew over a Portuguese bank not meeting a short-term note payment.  Today, the Banco Espirito is doing everything they can ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/11/2014

LONGER-TERM TREND SHOWS UNDERLYING STRENGTH IN GOLD The Gold price is relatively unchanged near a 3 1/2 month high. While there is support for Gold to move higher, a recovery from yesterday’s losses in stocks is preventing that for the moment. Mitsubishi analyst Jonathan Butler said, “Geopolitical uncertainty and concerns of any potential contagion into Portugal's wider banking sector and indeed the euro zone's wider banking sector were clearly supporting Gold yest... Read More

Closing Gold and Silver Market Report – 7/10/2014

SAFE-HAVEN BUYING CONTINUES AS STOCKS SLIP AGAIN The Gold price jumped higher on Thursday as a wave of selling among world stocks increased the safe-haven demand for Precious Metals.  Sluggish economic data from the Eurozone and disappointing reports from China have caused trepidation among equities investors and forced the yel... Read More

Mid-Day Gold and Silver Market Report – 7/10/2014

END OF QE, EUROPE NEWS SENDS STOCKS DOWN, GOLD HIGHER Gold is trading near a four-month high amid the fallout of yesterday’s release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s June meeting, which detailed the end of quantitative easing (QE). While the end of QE would typically be bearish for Gold, the yellow metal seems to be reacting more to the stock ma... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/10/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES SOAR – STOCKS LOOK FOR A DISMAL OPENING Gold prices are up sharply this morning and have hit three month highs. Silver and Platinum are climbing as well, while Palladium has retreated only slightly from all-time highs. Gold is benefitting from three separate events. Weak economic ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/9/2014

PRECIOUS METALS CONTINUE RISE AFTER RELEASE OF FED MINUTES Precious Metals prices continued their climb through afternoon trading as investors begin to react to data released by the U.S. Federal Reserve.  Minutes from the recent Federal Reserve policy meeting revealed the Fed’s plan to end their bond buying program by October if the economy rebounds.  Joe Bell, senior equity analyst at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, said, “In the short-term, Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/9/2014

GOLD GAINS ON DOVISH INTEREST RATE EXPECTATIONS After three sessions of losses, the Gold price is trading higher as investors await the release of the latest Federal Reserve policy minutes.  The broad assumption is that Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will not “budge from her dovish posture, which is keeping the Gold above the $1,300 mark,” Naeem Aslam, chief market... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/9/2014

METALS HIGHER AHEAD OF FED MINUTES Gold and Silver prices are trading higher this morning ahead of the release of the minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s June meeting. Natixis analyst Nic Brown explained, “The dovish message we've been getting out of the Fed in the face of all this stronger economic data is, in our view, the main reason why Gold prices are up here.” Two Fed officials were down on U.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/8/2014

GOLD STAYS FLAT AS STOCKS CONTINUE SELLOFF; INVESTORS AWAIT FED MINUTES The Gold price remains relatively flat end-of-day Tuesday as traders and investors lack motivations to take new positions until the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s monthly policy meeting in June.  Though Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen has voiced co... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/8/2014

GOLD, SILVER STEADY AS DOLLAR FADES Last week’s jobs report kick started the U.S. dollar, but the rally has begun to fade.  Investors bought into the rally assuming the report would cause the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates sooner than anticipated. However, many investors are looking for stronger evidence that the Fed will take this action. The minutes from the June Fede... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/8/2014

METALS UP AS POSSIBLE WAR LOOMS Precious Metals prices are trading higher through early morning trading.  Although a recent rise in equities provided pressure to metals the last few days, investors are beginning to turn their attention to alternative assets such as Gold.  Marex Spectron’s manager of precious metals David Govett said, “I still feel that the mark... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/7/2014

GOLD, STOCKS DOWN ON INTEREST RATE SPECULATION Gold came under mild pressure today as the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates suppressed the Gold price for the second straight session.  The yellow metal has been on the rise for the last five weeks as geopolitical turmoil and the expectation of an extended period of low interest ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/7/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES HOLDING STEADY BUT SLIGHTLY DOWN – PALLADIUM SETS RECORD HIGHS Gold prices are most likely reacting to the recent uptick in the U.S. dollar. The year 2014 was at one time considered to be the year of the U.S. dollar, but so far, this has not materialized. Recent strong jobs reports have increased speculation that the Fed will raise interest rates sooner than expected no ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/7/2014

GOLD PRESSURED AMID INTEREST RATE SPECULATION After the holiday weekend in the U.S., Gold and Silver are trading slightly lower. The U.S. dollar is trading higher for a fifth straight day, putting pressure on Precious Metals prices. ABN Amro analyst Georgette Boele said, “The good U.S. payrolls report has put the focus on interest rates expectations, and that's why Gold and Silver have been moving lower... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 7/3/2014

The Gold price experienced a slight but steady series of gains this week on the back of a weak U.S. dollar until the all-important monthly jobs report was released Thursday.  Strong hiring figures pointed to ongoing improvement in the health of the U.S. economy and temporarily quelled the demand for the safe-haven asset.  Investor focus remained concentrated on developments in Iraq until the employment report became public today.  With ongoing improvements in the U.S. econom... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/3/2014

GOLD RECOVERS DATA-RELATED LOSSES The Gold price has recovered past its pre-data level from earlier this morning. According to Chintan Karnani, chief market analyst at Insignia Consultants, the data “suggest that interest rate in USA will be hiked sooner than markets expected. The rise in exports and lowering of trade deficit is an indication of sustained long-term growth. U.S. companies have adapted to the needs to global exports and are now off shoring less work ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/3/2014

ECONOMIC DATA IMPRESSES U.S. stock futures added to gains after the release of three key data points for the economy. Expectations were met or exceeded when the Labor Department announced that jobless claims increased slightly to 315,000, Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/2/2014

METALS CONTINUE RISE AS DOLLAR STRUGGLES Precious Metal prices continue to show gains through afternoon trading.  As investors prepare for the holiday weekend, tomorrow’s release of U.S. jobs data will be closely watched and could affect Gold’s direction.  When asked about Gold’s recent support, AvaTrade chief market analyst Naeem Aslam said it was “mainly on the back of the optimism that Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is going to Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/2/2014

HSBC: RECENT GOLD PRICE GAINS COULD HAVE A SOLID FOUNDATION HSBC Senior Analyst Jim Steel commented in a note that Gold prices rising and holding their own in the face of a bullish equity market indicate strength and not just a short covering rally. "Gold gains are all the more impressive given the generally pessimistic tone in the mark... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/2/2014

GOLD STEADY ON WEAK DOLLAR The Gold price remained near a three-year high in early-morning trading thanks to a weak U.S. dollar, which is conversely near a two-month low. Macquarie analyst Matthew Turner said, “Markets in recent weeks have interpreted most of the new information on the U.S. economy as being Gold positive — in particular that there are early signs of inflationary pressures building up ye... Read More

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