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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/24/2014

FUND MANAGER: ‘VERY LITTLE DOWNSIDE’ IN GOLD The Gold price is mostly flat in morning trading, taking a cue from the U.S. dollar. While Gold has given up most of its gains for 2014, some analysts are calling for a different extreme for the yellow metal. Fund manager Stephen Leeb said, “There is very little downside ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/23/2014

GOLD SUPPORTED BY SYRIAN AIRSTRIKES, SOFTER DOLLAR AND DIP IN EQUITIES The Gold price received support on Tuesday as the dollar softened and U.S. air strikes in Syria added some safe-haven appeal for the yellow metal.  The greenback came under pressure as New York Fed bank president William Dudley made dovish comments regarding an i... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/23/2014

GARTMAN: ‘THERE WILL BE A TIME’ TO OWN GOLD Gold’s safe-haven appeal has been bolstered in morning trading by news surrounding U.S. air strikes in Syria as geopolitical turmoil is historically bullish for the yellow metal. Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter said recently that owning Gold is not for the faint of heart. He believes that “[t]here will be a time when inflationary pressures Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/23/2014

METALS ON THE MOVE AS SYRIAN AIRSTIKES BEGIN Precious Metals prices are on the move and gaining in early morning trading.  After reaching its lowest point in eight months, comments made by New York Federal Reserve bank president William Dudley along with U.S. airstrikes in Syria have provided Gold’s safe-haven appeal a boost.  Societe Generale a... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 9/22/2014

METALS ON THE MOVE; U.S. DATA NOT TO INVESTOR EXPECTATIONS Since late last week, Precious Metals prices have felt the pressure of a stronger U.S. dollar and technical selling, which caused Gold to drop to its lowest point since early January 2014.  Speculation is to blame for significant Precious Metal price movement with concern the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates earlier than expected. "Fed pol... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/22/2014

METALS NEAR EVEN FOLLOWING MORNING SLUMP The Gold price remains at an eight month low today as an extended rally by the U.S. dollar continues to put pressure on Precious Metals. Though Gold and Silver both rebounded to even levels following morning lows, metals continue to feel the weight of the U.S. dollar currently trading at its highest since mid-2010.  The Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/22/2014

GOLD PRESSURED; CHINESE DATA WORRIES INVESTORS Federal Reserve interest rate speculation is driving the price of Gold down slightly in early-morning trade. The Silver price is likewise down after a large drop Friday. Heraeus said in a note, “(Silver) continues to be in a downward channel currently, without any arguments for a sustained upward development. ETF holdings have also experienced a small setba... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 9/19/2014

Precious Metals suffered their third straight week of losses as strength in the U.S. dollar and an ongoing rally for the U.S. dollar weighed heavily on Gold and Silver.  Gold will end the week at its lowest level in eight months while the Silver price plummeted below $18 an ounce leaving it at a four-year low.  Much of the downward pressure that metals have experienced in recent weeks comes from speculation that the Federal Reserve will begin raising interest rates as earlier as ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/19/2014

DOLLAR REALIZES 10TH STRAIGHT WEEK OF GAINS; GOLD FEELS PRESSURE Precious Metals have fallen again during morning trading as the U.S. dollar and equities markets continue to surge.  “Money continues to move into equities, and there is more optimism about the U.S. economy,” Vision Financial Markets director of metal tradin... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/19/2014

FAILED SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE BID BOOSTS STOCKS A ‘no’ vote for independence in Scotland has boosted stocks around the globe, with Precious Metals keeping their typical negative correlation with the stock market in tact by turning downward. The U.S. dollar is also stronger in early-morning trade, continuing its run to a fresh 8-year high. MKS SA head of trading Afshin Nabavi said, “Physical demand is sta... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/18/2014

GOLD STEADIES ON SHORT COVERING The Gold price steadied this afternoon as a round of short covering helped level the spot price following Wednesday’s dip that saw the yellow metal retreat to its lowest level since January.  Traders interpreted yesterday’s post Federal Open Market Committee meeting commentary to mean... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/18/2014

FED WIPES OUT 2014 GOLD PRICE GAINS At the moment, Gold prices look like they are between a rock and a hard place. Both Gold and equity prices were expected to react negatively if the Federal Reserve statement indicated interest rates would rise sooner than expected. When Fed Chair Janet Yellen said rates would remain low for a “considerable time,” this should have been positive for Gold... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/18/2014

INTEREST RATE EXPECTATIONS PRESSURE GOLD Hints from the Federal Reserve that interest rates could be rising ahead of schedule caused the Gold price to hit an 8 1/2 month low in overnight trading. The U.S. dollar, conversely, jumped to a four-year high. Mistubishi Corp analyst Jonathan Butler said, “Gold wiped out pretty much all the gains from very early January ... I think that was to be expected given... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/17/2014

METALS TAKE HIT AS FED STAYS THE COURSE Precious Metals are on the decline in afternoon trading. The U.S. Federal Reserve’s announcement they will keep interest rates near zero for a “considerable time” has pressured the metals. However, some traders are already moving on and expect the vote on Scotland’s independence to affect Gold’s direction... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/17/2014

ALL EYES AWAIT FED NEWS CONFERENCE Gold and Silver prices are showing little movement, while the U.S. stock market is losing early morning momentum, as all eyes await the Federal Reserve statement scheduled to be released at 2 p.m. (ET). Thirty minutes after the release of the Fed statement, Fed Chair Janet Yellen will conduct a news conference. "I guess the market is anticipating a loosey-go... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/17/2014

GOLD FLAT AHEAD OF FED DECISION Gold is mostly flat in early-morning trading ahead of a Federal Reserve decision at the conclusion of its policy meeting. VTB Capital analyst Andrey Kryuchenkov mentioned that regardless of the Fed’s likely attempts to talk down interest rate speculation, “The dollar is going to remain stronger against the euro and that is what really impacts the metal.” HSBC noted that t... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/16/2014

INTEREST RATE SPECULATION REMAINS FOCUS OF BULLION INVESTORS Gold received a mild bump in price today as the monthly Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting got underway.  Many experts have speculated that the Federal Reserve is ready to begin raising interest rates, which is the reason for the yellow metal’s recent decline.  “The wording of ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/16/2014

CHINESE CENTRAL BANK MAY BE BUYING MORE GOLD Many emerging countries have been buying Gold in order to increase the Gold allocation of their foreign reserve currency. China may soon follow. The Chinese have not reported their Gold holdings since 2009. At that time, the Chinese central bank was the sixth largest holder of Gold but at the same time Gold only represented 1.1 percent of their foreign reserve currency. China maintains the world’s largest foreign-exchange reserves... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/16/2014

METALS GAIN MOMENTUM AHEAD OF FED MEETING Precious Metals are higher through early morning trading. Although Gold has struggled recently, investors await an announcement Wednesday from the Federal Reserve’s two day policy meeting to make their next move. Deutsche Bank analyst Michael Lewis said, “(The) market focus is more on the language of the Fed and whether it will remove that reference to 'considerable time' before any rate increase. But if there is any Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/15/2014

GOLD REMAINS STEADY AS INVESTORS AWAIT FED MEETING Precious Metals prices are treading water ahead of this week’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting.  The monthly policy summit will convene to discuss the future of U.S. monetary policy as set forth by the Federal Reserve.  General speculation that this week’s meeting could yield action by the Fed to begin raising U.S. in... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/15/2014

CHINA’S INDUSTRIAL OUTPUT SLIPS TO LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS Even investors who do not pay attention to Chinese economic activity should take note of recent data showing Chinese industrial output growth in August slipped to its lowest level since the global financial crisis of 2008. Other Chinese economic data such as property, investment and retail released on the same day also point to slower growth. Chinese officials are downplaying these nu... Read More

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