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Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/25/2014

GOLD, SILVER TREADING WATER; US STOCKS UP Precious Metal prices have turned positive and the U.S. stock market is up despite this morning’s poor GDP report. It appears that equity investors are betting on a second quarter rebound. "The second-quarter numbers have generally been pretty good, and are certainly indicative of growth," Chicago’s Kingsview Asset Management senior vice president Paul Nolte sai... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report –6/25/2014

PRECIOUS METALS DOWN AS STOCKS STRUGGLE Precious Metals are trading at a slightly lower rate in early morning trading.  After Gold reached two-month highs, some investors are cashing in on gains as they continue to monitor the escalating geopolitical risk in Iraq. Societe Generale analyst Robin Bhar said, “Risk aversion in Gold can work either way. If you have risk a... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/24/2014

IRAQI CRISIS HELPS ELEVATE GOLD DESPITE STRONG HOUSING DATA The Gold price remains flat to end Tuesday’s session even as upbeat housing data showed sales peaking at their highest level in six years.  Robust U.S. housing figures are considered to be an accurate representation of the strength of the U.S. economy.  Typically, such news could weigh on Precious Metals prices, but Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/24/2014

OPTIMISM GROWS IN ASIAN AND INDIAN GOLD MARKETS India and China together purchase over 50 percent of the world’s Gold each year, so when all Asian markets are included, it is clear that the East drives worldwide Gold demand. In 2013, Gold and Silver demand was up in Asia, but down in India due to trade restrictions on the import of Gold. Chinese demand is still strong this year, although not as strong as 2013, but Indian demand is expected to rise. There are expectations tha... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report –6/24/2014

METALS BEGIN CLIMB AHEAD OF DATA Precious Metals are showing signs of strength and are moving up during early morning trading.  As investors continue to watch the developing geopolitical situation in Iraq and await upcoming housing data and consumer confidence reports, some feel a lack of volatility is keeping the metals from taking off.  He... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/23/2014

GOLD RETAINS GAINS AS INVESTORS EYE IRAQI CONFLICT The Gold price was able to hold onto gains realized last week as net long positions on futures contracts increased to their highest level since March.  The U.S. dollar has been experiencing downward pressure due to dovish comments from the Federal Reserve which have caused the greenba... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/23/2014

INFLATIONARY PRESSURES ARE BUILDING ACROSS THE GLOBE According to recent research by JP Morgan, inflation is heating up in the U.S. and across the globe. JP Morgan’s global inflation index jumped to 2.6 percent in May. The core inflation index (eliminates food and energy) climbed to 2.1 percent. What was found surprising is that the in... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report –6/23/2014

GOLD,  SILVER PRICES CONSOLIDATE BELOW TWO MONTH HIGHS  Better than expected news out of China and worse than expected news out of Europe are balancing each other out, while the Iraq crisis continues to provide support for Gold. Sunni tribes took control of a border crossing between Iraq and Jordan late Sunday night. By all accounts, this situation is only expected to intensify. Gold prices are expected to settle after strong upward movement last w... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 6/20/2014

Precious Metals prices remain flat Friday but will end the week substantially higher thanks to Thursday’s surge, which caused Gold’s largest rally in four months.  Amid a Federal Reserve commitment to low U.S. interest rates and the fear of another entry into the military quagmire in Iraq, American investors heavily increased positions in Gold Thursday,... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/20/2014

METALS CONTINUE RISE AS INVESTORS WATCH IRAQ Precious Metal prices are continuing their upward movement through mid-day trading.  As investors continue to digest the fact that U.S. interest rates possibly will remain steady, continued violence in Iraq has given Precious Metals’ safe-haven appeal a boost.  Edward Meir of INTL FCStone wrote, “W... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/20/2014

GOLD SURGES 3 PERCENT, SILVER UP AS MUCH AS 5 PERCENT Gold had its best day in more than eight months Thursday as prices hit two month highs. Silver was also up as high as 5 percent. Rising prices were fueled by continued conflicts in the Middle East and the Federal Reserve’s indication that interest rates will remain low for a long time. "The Fed statement and geopolitical tensions sparked Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/19/2014

IRAQ CONCERNS, FED STATEMENT TRIGGERS TECHNICAL BUYING FOR GOLD Following an uneventful stretch of price activity, Gold and Silver have both surged significantly higher today.   Tensions remain high in Iraq and statements by Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen indicated low rates for the foreseeable future.  The impact on the U.S. dollar ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/19/2014

GOLD SOARS ABOVE $1,310 – SILVER APPROACHES $20.75 Gold and Silver are up drastically and have been rising ever since the press conference with Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday. Her comments clearly indicated that the Fed was comfortable with interest rates staying low for a long time to come. The day before, minutes released from the Bank of England’s last meeting indicated that they would raise interest rates in the U.K. this year. Either one of these announcements Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/19/2014

METALS BOOSTED BY WEAK DOLLAR A lower U.S. dollar is contributing to Precious Metals gains this morning, with Gold and Silver prices over one percent higher. Mitsubishi Corp analyst Jonathan Butler said, “…[I]n the short term, Gold is still very much headline-driven, with what's happening in Iraq, as far as safe-haven buying is concerned.” The geopolitical tensions in Iraq and Ukraine have driven oil pr... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/18/2014

METALS GET BOOST FROM FEDERAL RESERVE NEWS Precious Metals continued their climb through afternoon trading as investors begin to digest news from the Federal Reserve.  At the conclusion of their two-day policy meeting, the Fed announced it expects to increase short-term interest rates faster than previously forecast.  Jim Steel, a Precious Metals analyst... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/18/2014

MARKETS ON HOLD AWAITING FED CHAIR YELLEN’S PRESS CONFERENCE Gold, Silver and the equity markets are on hold awaiting news from the Fed FOMC meeting that’s scheduled to take place at 2 P.M. (ET) today. Here are five questions investors are looking to hear answers for:  Are there any new worries about inflation? U.S. consu... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/18/2014

GOLD FLAT AHEAD OF FED STATEMENT A number of moving pieces will affect Precious Metals prices today, but none are expected to have an effect as large as the Federal Reserve’s statement and press conference this afternoon. Stock futures are pointing toward a lower open for Wall Street as investors prepare for a potential rate hike fro... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/17/2014

INVESTORS AWAIT FED MEETING OUTCOME Though Gold has rebounded from morning lows, the yellow metal is down as the monthly Federal Open Market Committee meeting began today.  Investors expect the Federal Reserve to stay on schedule and reduce the current pace of monthly quantitative easing by another $10 billion.  “It seems that the Fe... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/17/2014

GOLD & SILVER OFF LOWS BUT STILL DOWN FOR THE DAY Stocks have rebounded and Gold and Silver have moved off morning lows. Housing is down, inflation is up and markets appear indifferent as they await announcements from this weeks Fed meeting. “Inflation, it's becoming closer to their target. If that continues to heat up, and goes faster than expected, then the Fed will be stuck," Nick Raich, chief executi... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/17/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES FALLING DESPITE US INFLATION GAINS Gold and silver prices are falling as the world sees less risk in the Middle East. However, news this morning that is sending stock prices to the red, may provide support for gold and silver. The US housing starts and building permits fell more than expected in May bringing doubts to how swiftly housing might recover. New home starts were down 6.5 percent. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has expressed that Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/16/2014

GOLD FLAT; COULD IRAQI TURMOIL BOOST PRICE? The Gold price remains flat to start the week but could see higher prices as heightened turbulence in Iraq could cause investors to seek asylum in the form of Precious Metals.   “Some people see the need for gold, as there has been a breakdown of international agreement in Ukraine and... Read More

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