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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

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/16/2014

IMF CUTS U.S. GROWTH FORECAST – MOMENTUM IN U.S. ECONOMY IS FADING The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its growth rate for the U.S. economy this year from 2.8 percent to 2 percent. For the moment, they have maintained their 3 percent forecast for 2015. The Washington-based IMF also said that the Federal Reserve may need to keep inter... Read More

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

GOLD PRICES CLIMB ON RISING MIDDLE EAST VIOLENCE Instability in the Middle East will drive up Gold and oil prices as markets continue their climb. Investors are nervous so they will shift to safe haven currencies, bonds and Gold. The Tokyo stock market saw its biggest fall in a month and the European market is off to a rocky start.  "I think investors are... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 6/13/2014

Gold and Silver prices experienced little change this week as low trading volume and a lack of economic headlines failed to influence markets.  Thursday saw the week’s only notable price movement as safe-haven demand pushed the Gold and Silver higher on fears surrounding unrest in northern and central Iraq.  Geopolitical turmoil has been the sole motivator of higher prices for the yellow metal in 2014.  Perhaps more notably, Platinum and Palladium realized significant price ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/13/2014

CRAMER: SOMETHING UNEXPECTED MIGHT BE IMMINENT Gold and Silver prices are showing little movement in morning trading. All of this could change according to CNBC analyst Jim Cramer. Cramer has expressed concerns about the sustainability of the U.S. stock market at record highs for a while. Now he says that it may be time to act. He is very concerned about the sudden developments in Iraq where militants are seizing control of major cities.  "So what will it be? Airst... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/13/2014

INVESTORS WORRY ABOUT IRAQ Gold and Silver prices are relatively flat in morning trading. Gold’s safe haven appeal could receive a boost if violence in Iraq escalates, and the U.S. government has said it will not rule out air strikes to assist the Iraqi government. Platinum and Palladium are trading in the red after a major dip yesterday caused by a looming deal to end the five-month mine strike in Sout... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/12/2014

GOLD AND SILVER HIGHER ON IRAQI VIOLENCE; PLATINUM AND PALLADIUM PLUNGE Geopolitical turmoil has resurfaced as a motivator for higher metals prices as violence in northern and central Iraq has shaken markets and increased the safe-haven demand for Gold.  Islamist militants have struck against the newly formed Iraqi government causing fear ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/12/2014

METALS CLIMB ON RISING OIL PRICES, DECLINING RETAIL SALES, POOR JOBS REPORT News that has boosted Gold and Silver prices has predictably soured early morning stock gains, and markets are once again in the red. May retail sales numbers did not meet expectations and the jobs report unexpectedly went up. A Sunni militant uprising in Iraq has driven Brent oil futures above $110 a barrel. In gauging "retail sale... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/12/2014

PROFIT-TAKING DROPS PLATINUM, PALLADIUM Gold and Silver prices are slightly higher in early-morning trading. UBS said in a note, “Gold remains nearly consistently negatively correlated with equity markets, and the (dollar index).” The industrial Precious Metals, Platinum and Palladium, fell victim to profit-taking after Palladium rallied to its highest level in 13-1/2 years. The five-month Platinum mine... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/11/2014

METALS CONTINUE CLIMB ON WORLD BANK NEWS Precious Metals continued to trade slightly higher through afternoon trading.  Metals have been boosted and stocks around the world are pulling back after the World Bank’s announcement late Tuesday that it is cutting its global growth forecast for 2014.  Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities in New... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/11/2014

METALS CONTINUE CLIMB ON WORLD BANK NEWS Precious Metals continued to trade slightly higher through afternoon trading.  Metals have been boosted and stocks around the world are pulling back after the World Bank’s announcement late Tuesday that it is cutting its global growth forecast for 2014.  Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich S... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/11/2014

RUSSIA’S WAR AGAINST DOLLAR WILL SUPPORT GOLD Russia’s actions in the Ukraine, and the U.S.’s efforts to galvanize the West to impose economic sanctions on Russia, have widened the gap between the two countries. Russia understands these sanctions would hurt their economy and will take protective action. One action is the selling of U.S. Treasuries out ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/11/2014

PALLADIUM HITS 3-1/2 YEAR HIGH Precious Metals prices are moderately higher in early-morning trade. Palladium hit a fresh 3-1/2 year high thanks to the ongoing mine strike in South Africa. MKS SA senior vice president Bernard Sin said, “Palladium touched new highs yesterday but holders of long positions are now being cautious because these are at very high levels and there is not much room to increase e... Read More

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

GOLD LIFTED AS STOCKS HALT MULTI-SESSION RALLY The Gold price was lifted today as stock indexes turned lower, with the metal trading above $1,260 per ounce for the first day in two weeks. There is little economic data to influence markets until Thursday’s release of unemployment data, but some experts predict a potential rebound for Gold and Silver due to recent tec... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/10/2014

INDIAN & CHINESE CENTRAL BANKS TO PURCHASE 90% OF GOLD MINE OUTPUT Gold and Silver have maintained morning gains, most likely reacting to stock market losses, and a report released today could influence future Gold prices. In its weekly Precious Metals report, ETF Securities indicated Indian and Chinese central banks will likely purchase... Read More

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