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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

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

GOLD UP AHEAD OF FED MEETING Gold’s negative correlation to stocks is in play this morning as the yellow metal rests near an 8-month low. The key news this week is the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting scheduled to conclude Wednesday, with a policy decision and press conference to follow. ABN Amro analyst Georgette Boele said, “Gold's losses on Friday were mostly due to the dollar's rally... ... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 9/12/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES FALL ON A STRENGTHENING U.S. DOLLAR & EASING GEOPOLITICAL TENSIONS Gold and Silver prices took a big step back this week with prices dropping from Monday’s opening prices. The loose monetary policies in Europe, China and Japan continue to de-value their currencies and conversely drive the U.S. dollar to highs we have not seen as of late. Safe-haven appeal is moving out of other currencies and into the U.S. dollar.  Safe-haven concer... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/12/2014

GOLD DECLINES ON POSITIVE U.S. ECONOMIC OUTLOOK As the U.S. economy continues to show signs of growth and stability, safe haven assets such as Gold are feeling the pressure.  The yellow metal dropped to an eight month low this morning on news such as September’s consumer confidence, which a Bloomberg survey of economists showed was b... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/12/2014

GOLD TO BECOME ‘USEFUL INDICATOR’ ONCE AGAIN The Gold price fell to a 7 1/2 month low in overnight trading on interest rate speculation and a stronger U.S. dollar. UBS said in a note, “For much of this year, investors and speculators struggled to have a clear Gold call, either of a long or short persuasion, and the metal's direction has been determined more by technicals, positioning and momentum, amids... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/11/2014

SILVER DIPS TO 14-MONTH LOW Precious Metals continue their descent as further speculation regarding a hike in U.S. interest rates has pressured bullion prices.  Gold has fallen to a 7 1/2 month low while Silver has dipped to its lowest level in 14 months.  With concerns over geopolitical turmoil easing over the last week, the ex... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/11/2014

GOLD, SILVER PRICES CONTINUE SLIDE ON STRONG DOLLAR The U.S. dollar is trading at a 14-month peak today, while, expectedly, Gold is at a 7 1/2 month low. In fact, all Precious Metals are lower in morning trading as the unexpected rise in U.S. jobless claims could not offset the perceived easing of tensions in Ukraine. "Broadly speak... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/11/2014

GOLD HITS LOWEST IN SEVEN MONTHS The Gold price is down slightly in early morning trading, though the dip was enough to bring the yellow metal to its lowest price in more than seven months. Some analysts believe that Gold is one deciding factor away from turning positive. HSBC said in a note, “While Gold may face further pressure in the current macro environment, a pick-up in physical demand would help ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/10/2014

INTEREST RATE SPECULATION CONTINUES TO WEIGH ON METALS Gold is trading near even today, though the yellow metal remains under pressure as many investors believe strong economic data will influence the Federal Reserve to raise lending rates sooner than expected.  Gold bugs and equities investors alike are eyeing this month’s Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/10/2014

GOLD SLIDES TO 3-MONTH LOW AS DOLLAR HOLDS NEAR HIGHS Currency devaluations in the Eurozone, Japan and other parts of the world continue to support and strengthen the U.S. dollar. The strengthened dollar has driven Gold and Silver prices down. Gold and Silver prices both are drifting lower this morning with Gold hitting a 3-month low. Platinum is also taking a beatin... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/10/2014

CONTRARIANS SEE POSSIBLE GOLD RALLY The Gold price is mostly flat in early-morning trading. MarketWatch’s Mark Hulbert believes that, from a contrarian point of view, Gold is ready to turn the corner. He notes that short-term investors are exiting the Gold market. He continues, “As a result, the market-timing community on b... Read More

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

INTEREST RATE WOES, TECHNICAL SELLING CAUSES WAVERING GOLD PRICE The Gold price has been oscillating positive and negative territory today as technical selling and expectations for higher U.S. interest rates continue to weigh on Precious Metals.  “The market was pressured by technical selling pressure, including sell stops being triggered when chart support levels were breached,” one analyst said. “The surging U.S. dollar index, which hit another 13-month high Monday, w... Read More

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

GOLD, STOCKS DOWN AS DOLLAR RISES The Gold price fell near three-month lows in morning trading as investors kept a close eye on geopolitical tensions between Ukraine and Russia. The U.S. dollar is stronger, putting pressure on the Gold price. Citi analyst David Wilson said, “Gold [has been] doing better than a lot of people thought because investors think that the interest rate rise in the U.S. will be ... Read More

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

METALS MOVING UP AS DOLLAR GAINS Precious Metals are trading slightly higher through early morning trading.  Investors continue to monitor unrest around the world, while a lack of new news and a recent move up by the U.S. dollar is providing pressure to the metals.   OCBC Bank analyst Barnabas Gan said, “Gold appears to be testing its $1,250 an ounce support handle, and any break b... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/8/2014

GOLD SLIPS AS DOLLAR CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN The Gold price is down again today as the U.S. dollar continues to rally.  Even as disappointing payroll data from Friday gave reason to pause among some investors, geopolitical turmoil seems to be temporarily quelled leaving little available to motivate higher Precious Metals prices.  "It’s the s... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/8/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES CONTINUE TO SLIDE Gold and Silver prices continue to slip in morning trading despite continuing geopolitical threats in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip. An underreported, yet interesting development in Scotland could have an effect on Gold prices later this month. Scotland’s voters go to the polls on September 18 to decide whether they should break away from the United Kingdom, or not. Scottish supporters for independence took a poll over the weekend and... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/8/2014

GEOPOLITICS, DISAPPOINTING DATA NOT BOOSTING GOLD The Gold price is slightly lower in morning trading, which is confusing to analysts who are accustomed to Gold finding support in geopolitical tensions and disappointing economic data. Edward Meir of INTL FCStone said, “Curiously, geopolitical tensions do not seem to be providing it with much of a bid, and we suspect that this is because the apparent political upheavals are Read More

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