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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

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 9/5/2014

GOLD TO 2 ½ MONTH LOW AS DOLLAR STRENGTHENS The short holiday week began with the U.S. dollar jumping to a one-year high Tuesday morning, forcing Gold down to its lowest level in 2 ½ months. Strength in the dollar and ongoing confidence among U.S. equities offset concerns about escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia. “It's when the dollar hits big numbers that Gold gets punished and this is clearly one of those moments,” Ross Norman, CEO of bullion broker Sharps Pixl... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/5/2014

GOLD STEADY DESPITE WEAK JOBS DATA Gold is trading near even levels today even as last month’s government payroll reports showed the fewest number of jobs added for all of 2014.  “Previous data had suggested the economy was gaining traction, but today’s number is a bit of a disappointment, and the Fed may have to maintain lower interest rates,” Chris Gaffney, the senior market strategist at EverBank Wealth Management, said. “This is a good number for gold.”  Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/5/2014

DISAPPOINTING JOBS REPORT BOOSTS GOLD A largely disappointing number of jobs were created in August, allowing the Gold price to recover from some losses incurred earlier in the week. The U.S. Labor Department reported an increase of 142,000 jobs to the economy. Many economists had expected a level near 228,000 or more. U.S. stock f... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/4/2014

ECB POLICY WEIGHS ON METALS AS GOLD SUPPLY COULD SEE SHORTAGE Strength in the U.S. dollar has once again marginalized the demand for bullion as the greenback climbed to its highest level since July 2013.  The yellow metal was in positive territory until news from Europe revealed plans by the European Central Bank to cut interest rates and... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/4/2014

CONFLICTING FACTORS CONTINUE TO CONFUSE METALS Precious Metal prices are continuing to fight to regain footing through mid-day trading.  Weaker than expected U.S. jobs data along with the announcement the European Central Bank (ECB) cut interest rates to record lows have sent metals looking for direction.  Mitsubishi Corp analyst Jonathan Butler ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/4/2014

ECB RATE CUTS, JOBS REPORT PRESSURE GOLD Gold and Silver prices gave up small gains after the release of Automatic Data Processing’s monthly U.S. private-sector jobs report. Though the report showed that fewer jobs than expected were added to the economy in August, the level of 204,000 was positive enough to boost ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/03/2014

METALS CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR DIRECTION   Precious Metal prices continue to rise through afternoon trading as investors monitor news outlets for direction.  As traders prepare for the release of U.S. employment data Friday, some are looking at the recent Beige Book, or Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions, for news on the economy.  The report states, “Reports from the [12] Federal Reserve Districts indicated that economic activi... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/3/2014

GOLD GAINS AS MANY FACTORS COLLIDE The Gold price was slightly higher after morning trading as the yellow metal continues to be pulled in all directions by outside factors. One of those factors, the ongoing situation between Ukraine and Russia, is also affecting the Palladium price. Russia is the world’s largest producer of the metal commonly used in the automobil... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/3/2014

GOLD FLAT AMID RUSSIA-UKRAINE NEWS The Gold price is mostly flat, hovering near a 2 1/2 month low, in early morning trade. Gold seems stuck in the middle between a firmer dollar, which typically drives the price lower, and geopolitical tensions, which typically drive the price higher. The situation between Russia and Ukraine appears to be easing, though there is some confusion. Ukraine said it reached a... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/2/2014

INVESTORS AWAIT ECB MONETARY POLICY ANNOUNCEMENT U.S. manufacturing data showed output growing at its fastest pace in three years today.  Many investors took this news as a sign of continued growth in the domestic economy and demand for safe-haven assets like Gold was temporarily quelled.  Along with ongoing strength among equ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Recap – 9/2/2014

GOLD TO 2 ½ MONTH LOW AS DOLLAR STRENGTHENS The U.S. dollar rallied to a one-year high this morning, forcing Gold down to its lowest level in 2 ½ months. Strength in the dollar and ongoing confidence among U.S. equities offset concerns about escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia. “It's when the dollar hits big numbers that Gold gets punished and this is clearly one of those moments,” Ross Norman, CEO of bullion broker Sharps Pixley, said. Domestic and overseas inves... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 8/29/2014

Precious Metals endured another week of stagnation as the sluggish summer months continued to plague Gold and Silver prices.  The Gold price experienced pressure as U.S. equities rallied forcing the S&P 500 to breach 2,000 for the first time.  Gold made a single digit rebound on Thursday as reports indicated intensifying hostility between Ukraine and neighboring Russia.  Investors will continue to eye global and domestic economic news and the threat of escalating violenc... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/29/2014

GOLD, SILVER & US STOCKS - STUCK IN NEUTRAL Gold and silver prices have been hanging in there despite an increased risk appetite on behalf of investors. The crisis in the Ukraine and the conflict on the Gaza Strip has been key supports for gold prices. Today another support beam was erected as the terror threat in the United Kingdom has bee... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/29/2014

SAFE HAVEN BID NOT ENOUGH FOR GOLD Precious Metals are trading slightly lower in early-morning trade as Gold’s safe haven bid has not been enough to support prices. Heraeus trader Alexander Zumpfe said, “Looking at Treasuries, worries about Ukraine are delivering some kind of support. However, I don't think that is strong enough to trigger a more sustainable move into safe havens. Market expectation of ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/28/2014

GOLD GETS BUMP AS UKRAINE CONFLICT OVERSHADOWS ECONOMIC REPORTS Gold is trading higher on Thursday as geopolitical tension and ongoing short-covering forced a mild jump in bullion prices.  Overseas conflicts have again taken center stage as safe-haven buying was spurred when the Ukrainian president publicly announced that the Russian military has invaded his country and is ... Read More

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