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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/13/2014

GOLD HIGHER AS ‘EURO IN DIRE STRAITS’ Gold and Silver prices and U.S. stock futures are higher in early-morning trading. Saxo Bank senior manager Ole Hansen said of Gold, “It seems that the $1,308-9 [per ounce] level has become a bit of a magnet to the market as it is not any clearer what the focus should be at the moment. The geopolitical tensions do have their moments of impact but they just don't last too long … the euro is in dire straits from an inflation poin... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/12/2014

GOLD IN STALEMATE AS SUMMER DOLDRUMS GRIP MARKETS The Gold price remains relatively unchanged for a second straight session as the historically low-volume summer months plague Precious Metals markets. Analysts usually expect volume to pick up toward the beginning of September. With U.S. forces stepping in to assist against rebels in Iraq and ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/12/2014

GOLD GOING UP, STOCKS HEADING DOWN After a period of varying risk in the markets, today Gold is on the upswing as Ukraine is not allowing a convoy of 280 Russian trucks, claiming to carry humanitarian aid, across its border. Ukrainian officials would prefer Russia follow international rules, which would require the convoy be led by the R... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/12/2014

GOLD RISES WITH RUSSIA AND UKRAINE DISTRESS; GLOBAL OIL DEMAND DECREASES Precious Metal prices are on the rise this morning as geopolitical concerns grow between Russia and Ukraine.  According to the Center for European Economic Research or ZEW, investor morale has reached its lowest point since December 2012 in Germany, which pushed the euro lower and in turn has forced Germany to contemplate how the Ukraine predicament could impact the economy and future business.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/11/2014

GOLD REMAINS FLAT AS INVESTOR SENTIMENT INCREASES FOR JULY Precious Metals are trading near even today as a lack of news headlines keeps price movement to a minimum.  Investors continue to eye geopolitical crises in the Middle East and Ukraine as bearish forecasts from major financial institutions from early 2014 continue to prove ina... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/11/2014

CHINESE SILVER INVENTORIES SEVERELY DEPLETED AT SHANGHAI FUTURES EXCHANGE Silver inventories are depleted by nearly 90 percent at the Shanghai Futures Exchange. Inventories are growing increasing tight as they continue to fall to record low levels. It is important to note... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/11/2014

GOLD FLAT AMID EASING TENSIONS Gold and Silver prices are relatively flat in early-morning trading due to easing tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Russia has ended its military operations near the Ukrainian border, which were highly criticized by other countries as a reason for some of the tensions. Though some analysts believe this situation is the sole reason for Gold’s price increase over the past... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/8/2014

GOLD LOWER ON EARLY STOCK RALLY The Gold price began the week slightly down as global stocks surged following last week’s downturn.  With geopolitical turmoil in place as the central factor keeping metals prices afloat, many investors continue to ponder the U.S. interest rate scenario.  "Unless there is further serious unrest in any of the trouble spots in the world...we remai... Read More

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

GOLD WAVERS AS GOOD NEWS IN UKRAINE BALANCES AIRSTRIKES IN IRAQ Gold and Silver have come off strong early morning rallies, while stocks are reacting favorably on news the U.S. would begin military strikes in Iraq. Since then, tensions appear to be easing in Ukraine and the U.S. involvement in Iraq may be less than first anticipated. "Iraq is a tragedy, but [President Barack Obama] made clear our engagement ... Read More

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

PRICES WHIPSAW ON GEOPOLITICS, DATA The Gold price hit a 3 1/2 week high earlier this morning after last night’s announcement that President Barack Obama authorized air strikes in Iraq. Sharps Pixley CEO Ross Norman said, “We keep seeing some strength in Gold prices on geopolitical tensions but we constantly see rallies fade... before the important $1,345 [per ounce] level. We've come through some techn... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/7/2014

GOLD HIGHER, STOCKS RETREAT AS U.S. THREATENS FURTHER SANCTIONS ON PUTIN The Gold price is trading higher for the second straight session as ongoing weakness among U.S. equities increased the safe-haven demand for Precious Metals.  The retreat from stocks into Gold and Silver is partly influenced by escalating geopolitical tension s... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/7/2014

NATO SAYS RUSSIA SET TO INVADE UKRAINE Gold prices bounced off lows this morning on NATO’s warning that Russia is set to invade eastern Ukraine. Russia has massed some 20,000 troops on the pretext of mounting a humanitarian mission, but NATO officials are not buying it. Oana Lungescu, a NATO spokesman, said... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/7/2014

GOLD RETAINS $1,300 PER OUNCE MARK The Gold price is lower this morning, though it still clings to the psychological $1,300 per ounce level. As the dollar firms, pressure increases on the Gold price. Deutsche Bank global head of commodity research Michael Lewis said, “There are a lot of crosswinds going on for Gold. You have long-term U.S. real yields going down to new lows and geopolitics, which should... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/6/2014

GOLD HOLDS AS RUSSIAN FEARS MOUNT Precious Metal prices continued to show strength through afternoon trading. As tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalate, investors are avoiding riskier assets and turning to Gold as a safe haven. Charlie Bilello, director of research at New York-based Pension Partners LLC, said in a phone interview,... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/6/2014

GOLD JUMPS BACK OVER $1,300 WHILE SILVER CLEARS $20 The escalating situation in Ukraine is putting a scare in the global equity markets while at the same time boosting Gold and Silver. Gold jumped up 1.6 percent early in the day and has maintained this level. It is reported that Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine’s eastern border and it is anyone’s guess as to what... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/6/2014

GOLD RECLAIMS $1,300 PER OUNCE MARK The Gold price is reacting strongly to increased tensions between Russia and Ukraine as it reclaimed the $1,300 per ounce mark. Tensions increased after Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of retaliatory measures against sanctions put in place by the U.S. and Europe. With Gold’s safe haven appeal primarily boosting the price, if U.S. stocks continue to fall, some ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/5/2014

GOLD BACK TO EVEN AS STOCK SELLOFF BOOSTS DEMAND The Gold price has rebounded from morning lows as a dip in bond yields pushed the dollar lower and a broad selloff of equities increased demand for bullion.  Though the yellow metal has benefited primarily from the presence of geopolitical turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East during 2014, economic motivators will ultimately need to facilitate the advance of ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/5/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES FALL SLIGHTLY – STOCKS REVERSE & HEAD LOWER Gold and Silver prices are lower in morning trading as they continue past week’s trend of trading in a tight range. The threat of the Fed raising interest rates push prices lower, while the geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and the Ukraine provide price support. Stocks began the day wanting to go up on data from the ISM report, but the above mentioned fears of increased interest r... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/5/2014

METALS FLAT AS INVESTORS AWAIT DIRECTION Precious Metals prices are trading relatively flat through early morning trading.  Although geopolitical tensions are continuing to rise in the Middle East and other parts of the world,  investors are returning to stocks a week after a big dip in major indexes.  David Govett of Marex Spectrum said, “Psychologica... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/4/2014

PRICES ON THE RISE DESPITE FED DASHBOARD Sara Eisen, writing for CNBC, brings an interesting view on inflation. She points out that now that we have heard the earnings report from more than three quarters of the companies, there is an easy to spot trend. Companies across all industries are raising prices on the consumer. Hershey and Mars are passing along rising costs of cocoa, dairy an... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/4/2014

GOLD LOWER ON EARLY STOCK RALLY The Gold price is down slightly to open the week as global stocks surged following last week’s downturn.  With geopolitical turmoil in place as the central factor keeping metals prices afloat, many investors continue to ponder the U.S. interest rate scenario.  "Unless there is further serious unrest in any of the trouble spots in the world...we remain pretty mu... Read More

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