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

GOLD DOWN WITH JOBS REPORT AS INVESTORS WATCH SITUATION IN UKRAINE Precious Metals prices continue to trade lower through mid-day trading.  The release of Friday’s U.S. jobs report has pressured metals and has given the U.S. dollar a boost.   As investors take in Friday’s news and continue to monitor the ongoing situation in Ukraine, some analysts think this could just be the beginning of market movement yet to come.  VTB Capital analyst Andrey Kryuchenkov said... Read More

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

JOBS REPORT EXCEEDS LOWERED EXPECTATIONS Precious Metals prices fell after the release of the U.S. Labor Department’s monthly nonfarm payrolls report. Economists expected an additional 140,000 jobs in February, while in reality the report showed 175,000 jobs were added. The unemployment rate, however, rose to 6.7 percent. The La... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/6/2014

GOLD TRADES IN TIGHT RANGE AS INVESTORS AWAIT FURTHER JOBS DATA Gold is trading slightly higher at mid-day, rebounding from morning lows as investors continue to eye the Ukrainian crisis and monthly U.S. jobs data tomorrow.  Gold has been range-bound over the last few sessions as domestic and global news has failed to influence the yellow metal from bre... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/6/2014

INVESTOR FOCUS SHIFTS BACK TO ECONOMY Gold and Silver prices dipped on slightly upbeat jobless claims data. The U.S. Labor Department’s report showed new claims for unemployment benefits fell by 26,000 last week, with the expectation among economists being a drop of 14,000. However, the four-week moving average, often seen as ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/5/2014

PRIVATE-SECTOR JOBS REPORT SUPPORTS GOLD; U.S. MINT RELEASING PLATINUM EAGLES The Gold price climbed from its lows today once the U.S. private-sector jobs report showed weaker than expected data.  Talks that Washington and Moscow are attempting to resolve tensions in Ukraine left little support for Gold as a safe haven asset, which explains why prices did not jump from the poor jobs data.  Jan Skoyles, head of research at The Real Asset Co., said “As we have seen ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/5/2014

GOLD FLAT, PLATINUM AND PALLADIUM HIGHER WITH ONGOING MINE STRIKE Gold and Silver have so far experienced little change today as investors continue to weigh the severity of crisis in Ukraine.  While Gold and Silver trade flat, Platinum and Palladium prices are significantly higher today as a mine strike in South Africa continues in... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/5/2014

JOBS DATA LIFTS GOLD The Gold price erased some early losses after the release of the Automatic Data Processing private-sector jobs report. Though economists had forecast the economy adding 160,000 jobs, the report showed 139,000 jobs were added in February. ADP also revised January’s gain from 175,000 to 127,000. ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/4/2014

GOLD UP, STOCKS DOWN FOLLOWING REASSURING WORDS FROM PUTIN Gold fell from highs reached following yesterday’s surge.  Russian President Vladimir Putin helped to ease tension surrounding an impending conflict in Ukraine.  “The situation [in Ukraine] seems to have calmed down a bit, and that’s pushing gold lower,” Phil Streible, s... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/4/2014

EMERGING MARKETS TO DEFINE GOLD’S COURSE Precious Metals prices were relatively unchanged in morning trading as investors continue to track the situation in Ukraine. The Gold price is lower overall today because of profit-taking, according to analysts at India’s ICICI Bank. James Steel, chief Precious Metals analyst at HSBC, wrote, “We would... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/4/2014

METALS PULLBACK; U.S. STOCKS UP ON PUTIN COMMENTS Precious metals opened with lower trading giving back some of yesterday’s gains.  With no new economic data being released investors are keeping a close eye on the up and down situation in Ukraine.   Rebecca O’Keeffe, head of investment at stockbroker Interactive Investor said... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/3/2014

POSSIBLE MILITARY FORCE IN UKRAINE PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR GOLD; U.S. STOCK MARKET DROPS SHARPLY As tensions in Ukraine continue to intensify, so does the appeal of safe-haven assets such as Gold. The yellow metal jumped 2.2 percent today along with U.S. crude oil as it rose to its highest level since December of last year to settle at $104.92 a barrel.  "In... Read More

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

GEOPOLITICAL TENSION DRIVES GOLD HIGHER Gold continued its climb in morning trading, adding to a four-month high achieved overnight. With Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine crisis and potential U.S. intervention, many are comparing the situation to the Cold War. The U.S. dollar fell due to the geopolitical tension. Simon Smith, chief economist at FxPro,... Read More

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

GOLD HITS FOUR MONTH HIGH ON UKRAINE CRISIS The Gold price reached a four-month high in overnight trading with an increased safe-haven appeal. Mitsubishi Corp analyst Jonathan Butler said, “Clearly, there is an ongoing shift in sentiment indicative of investors seeing some upside from geopolitical concerns, some safe-haven bids coming out of emerging markets and possibly a more neutral outlook towards e... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 2/28/2014

PRECIOUS METALS RISE WITH SAFE HAVEN APPEAL Precious Metals opened the week with strong gains from investors’ concern over poor U.S. economic data along with Ukrainian financial woes as the nation expressed it requires $35 billion to avoid monetary default on its debt. “There is some safe-haven buying because of continued signs of slowing g... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/28/2014

PRECIOUS METALS TRADING LOWER AS INVESTORS WAIT FOR DIRECITON Precious Metals are trading slightly lower since this morning’s open.  A rise in U.S. equities along with data from the Chicago business barometer showing an increase in consumer sentiment has provided pressure to the metals.  As tensions continue to rise in Ukraine, Gold’s safe haven appeal could get a big boost. An... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/28/2014

GOLD FLAT AFTER GDP REVISION The Gold price remained steady in early morning trading after a fourth quarter gross domestic product (GDP) revision disappointed investors. Economic and geopolitical turmoil appear to be boosting Gold’s safe-haven appeal. Macquarie analys... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/27/2014

METALS CONTINUE TO REBOUND AFTER YELLEN COMMENTS Precious Metals continued their rise through afternoon trading.  With foreign political tensions dominating headlines and recent data pointing to a weaker than expected U.S. economy, many investors are turning to Gold for portfolio support.  FuturePath Trading LLC trader Frank Lesh said in a telephone interview, “There is some safe-haven buying. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/27/2014

GOLD REBOUNDS ON GLOBAL TURMOIL, POOR DOMESTIC ECONOMIC DATA Gold has rebounded from its first daily loss in several sessions as conflict in the Ukraine intensifies and domestic economic reports disappoint.  The yellow metal experienced a lift from a weaker-than-expected jobless claims report and a dip in monthly durable goods orders as tensions escalate o... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/27/2014

GOLD TRADING AGAINST THE DOLLAR Precious Metals prices are back in the black in early morning trading. For investors looking to hedge against the U.S. dollar with Gold, VTB Capital analyst Andrey Kryuchenkov said, “Given the lack of serious physical demand, bullion remains at the mercy of investor and dollar sentiment. The inverse correlation to the U.S. dollar is at highs for the year,” adding that pro... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/26/2014

METALS LOSE MOMENTUM FROM NEW HOME SALES, PROFIT TAKING Precious Metals fell today due to new U.S. home sales spiking to a five-year high, pulling the dollar up for its largest gain in three weeks.  Commerce Department data showed new home sales rose to 9.6 percent, which was better than economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected.  Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/26/2014

GOLD DOWN FOLLOWING MULTI-SESSION RALLY A stronger U.S. dollar has pulled Gold from its highest level in more than four months as expectations for ongoing monetary stimulus cuts propped up the greenback versus competing world currencies.  Gold’s safe haven appeal has recently Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/16/2014 4:10:17 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,303.90 $1,305.90 $3.60
Silver $19.55 $19.65 $0.11
Platinum $1,430.90 $1,440.90 ($3.70)
Palladium $793.60 $798.60 $1.80
4/16/2014 4:10:17 AM EST

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