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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/6/2014

GOLD RECOVERS FROM OVERNIGHT LOSSES The Gold price increased slightly in morning trading but still below the key psychological level of $1,200 per ounce. At one point in overnight trading, the Gold price was just above a key support level of $1,180 per ounce. Ronald Leung of Lee Cheong Gold Dealers in Hong Kong, said, “A strong dollar is a major problem for gold. Sentiment is very bearish but I think we... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 10/3/2014

The correlation between the U.S. equity market and Gold was unusually high this week, as both markets suffered losses. U.S. stocks closed out strong Friday on the upbeat jobs report, but for the week geopolitical tensions and the IMF cutting the global economic growth outlook drove U.S. stocks down. The U.S. dollar is the big winner as it continues to show strength relative to other fiat currencies. T... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/3/2014

GOLD REACTS TO JOBS REPORT; REAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UNCERTAIN Precious Metals prices quickly began moving down after the U.S. Labor Department showed an estimated 248,000 jobs were created in September. They also announced the unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent, its lowest point since July 2008. Gold broke new ground on the news, falling under $1,200 an ounce for the first time in 2014, while Platinum dropped about 3 percent. " Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/3/2014

METALS DOWN AHEAD OF JOBS DATA Precious Metals prices are lower through early morning trading.  As the U.S. dollar continues to rebound and provide pressure to metals,  investors have watchful eyes on today’s release of U.S. jobs data.  ABN Amro analyst Georgette Boele said, “What causes the big swings in Precious Metals is what investors are doing a... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report- 10/2/2014

ECB, JOBS REPORT EYED AS GOLD STRUGGLES TO RECOVER Gold and Silver fell again Thursday as the prospect of domestic economic improvement and a higher interest rate environment further quelled the demand for Precious Metals. “The stronger U.S. macro outlook is driving expectations for a U.S. interest rate hike, which is supporting the doll... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report- 10/2/2014

THE IMF CUTS GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH OUTLOOK Although there is anecdotal evidence that the U.S. economy is inching forward the same cannot be said for the global economy. Today, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the global economic rebound is weaker than expectations six months ago. "Yes, there is a recovery but as we all know—and can all fee... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/2/2014

JOBLESS CLAIMS FALL, HAVE LITTLE IMPACT Gold and Silver prices are trading lower this morning and were little changed after the release of weekly jobless claims numbers. The U.S. dollar’s rally is halted, at least for now, but Precious Metals demand is keeping a tight lid on prices. INTL FCStone is still a supporter of the yellow metal, as they said in a note, “With the likelihood of further weakness in... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/1/2014

CHINA AIMS FOR GOLD RESERVES OF 8,500 TONNES According to China Gold Association President Song Xin, China is on its way to accumulating 8,500 tonnes of Gold, which would be the highest amount of any current central bank, including the U.S. Gold will help support the renminbi, the People’s Republic of China’s official currency, to beco... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/1/2014

“DR. DOOM” SPEAKS ON BLACK SWAN EVENTS Gold is trading near nine-month lows in early-morning trading. Some analysts see the price falling further thanks to a snowball effect. Societe Generale analyst Robin Bhar said, “The weight of selling is such that I still see lower prices. We have the stronger dollar and investor disinterest, and if we drop below $1,200 or $1,180 [per ounce], you'll get the short s... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/30/2014

  GOLD, SILVER DROP AGAIN AS DOLLAR RALLIES The Gold price dipped to a fresh nine month low today as strength in the U.S. dollar continues to weigh on Precious Metals prices.  With overseas tensions failing to influence safe-haven demand, an ongoing rally by the greenback has taken center stage as the principal motivato... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/30/2014

GOLD APPROACHING $1,200 & SILVER BELOW $17 ON THE STRENGTH OF THE DOLLAR Gold and Silver prices have continued to drop in morning trading as Silver dives below $17 and Gold looks like it could break $1,200. Gold futures hit a nine-month low and are on track for a three-month drop of 9.2 percent. Silver prices are down 19 percent since t... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/30/2014

GOLD DROPS AS DOLLAR RISES The Gold price is on track for a 5.5 percent drop in September, giving up nearly all gains made in 2014. This will be Gold’s sharpest monthly decline in more than a year. Macquarie analyst Matthew Turner said, “Gold bulls' worst nightmares involve a rampant dollar and surging real interest rates, and this macro-trend is currently being fuelled by the expectation that the [Euro... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/29/2014

GOLD HIGHER AS HONG KONG PROTESTS BREED UNCERTAINTY The Gold price edged slightly higher Monday as Asian markets were disrupted in the wake of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong over the weekend.  Investors sought the safe-haven appeal provided by Precious Metals as lower prices have also influenced demand from bargain hunters.  The yellow metal i... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/29/2014

GOLD & SILVER MAINTAIN MORNING GAINS AS STOCKS HEAD LOWER Gold and Silver prices remain on the upswing as the DOW approaches a triple digit loss. “Today will be steady on the upside for gold as people try to hedge the selloff in the stock market,” George Gero, a New York-based precious-metals strategist at RBC Capital Markets LLC, sai... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/29/2014

HONG KONG UNREST BOOSTS GOLD Gold is flaunting its safe haven value in early-morning trading as political unrest in Hong Kong boosted demand. The U.S. dollar is also trading slightly lower. Citi analyst David Wilson said, “You can attribute most of the move in September so far to the dollar. It's macro issues in the driving seat right now, and all eyes are on expectations of interest rate hikes in the U... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 9/26/2014

Gold and Silver prices continued to be under pressure, but appear set to break a three week losing streak. In September, money managers largely moved away from safe haven trades looking for higher returns. This move has been tempered by continued geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip in addition to ISIS terrorists’ threats. The U.S. began bombing suspected ISIS hotspots in Syria, which boosted Gold prices.  On Thursday, a report came out that Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/26/14

U.S. GDP RISES, GOLD REACTS The latest U.S. Commerce Department data shows gross domestic product increased in the second quarter at a revised 4.6 percent annualized rate. This is the fastest growing rate since the fourth quarter of 2011, as businesses focused on investments and consumer spending increased.  “We definitely see momentum” in the U.S. economy, said Brittany Baumann, an economist at Credit Agricole CIB in New York, which correctly forecast... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/26/2014

GOLD ON PACE TO BREAK LOSING STREAK The Gold price is trading slightly lower this morning, though it is on pace to break a three-week losing streak. Saxo Bank manager Ole Hansen said, “We received a boost yesterday from low bond yields and falling stocks, but it is the [U.S.] dollar that holds the key ... and at the moment it's really a question of how strong the bullish sentiment towards the dollar is.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/25/14

GOLD BOOSTED BY EQUITY SELLOFF The Gold price rebounded slightly today as stocks posted their largest single-session loss since July.  Gold has fallen more than five percent this month as strength in the U.S. dollar and ongoing gains among equities indexes have quelled the safe-haven demand for Precious Metals.  “The stock market... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/25/14

GOLD REBOUNDS AS STOCKS TAKE A 200 POINT DIVE ON GLOBAL WORRIES Gold and Silver prices have rebounded from sharp price dips in the early morning, as the U.S. stock market heads down. There are reports that Russia is considering a measure that would allow for its courts to seize foreign assets. "To us that would signal a threat from the Kremlin that the Russian-U.S.-Europe conflict economically might take a turn for the wors... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/25/2014

PHYSICAL BUYING MISSING FROM POTENTIAL REBOUND The Gold price fell to a nine-month low in overnight trading as the U.S. dollar rose to a four-year high. One key factor missing from a potential Gold rebound is physical buying, specifically in Asia. VTB Capital analyst Andrey Kryuchenkov said, “The physical interest in Asia remains anaemic, and we still see little chance for a sustained price rebound with... Read More

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