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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/12/2014

GOLD UP AS UKRAINE, CHINA DOMINATE NEWS Gold prices continued to slowly rise through afternoon trading as the metals gained momentum.  A drop in U.S. equities, disappointing economic data from China and the ongoing situation in Ukraine are providing metal prices with a boost with Gold set for its highest closing price in six months and fourth consecutive session gain.... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/13/2014

GOLD RELATIVELY FLAT AS GLOBAL ISSUES REMAIN MOTIVATING FACTOR The Gold price has rebounded from morning lows caused by optimism on the heels of a strong jobless claims report and upbeat retail sales figures from February.  “The market is reacting to today’s U.S. data,” Alfonso Esparza, senior currency at Oanda Corp., said. “The Ukr... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/13/2014

GOLD HITS NEW HIGH BEFORE DATA The Gold price has fallen since hitting a six-month high early Thursday morning. The weekly jobless claims report showed the fewest number of claims since November, driving the Gold price lower and U.S. stock futures higher. Upbeat economic data continued as U.S. retail sales Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/12/2014

GOLD SHINES AS SAFE HAVEN ASSET; PLATINUM RISES FROM ONGOING STRIKE Gold soared to a 19-week high today as investors flocked to the yellow metal’s safe haven appeal on the realization that China is capable of strong growth. Overall, Gold has climbed 13 percent from last year’s decline with China now the world’s largest Gold consumer. “Gold is ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/12/2014

GLOBAL CIRCUMSTANCES BOOST SAFE-HAVEN APPEAL OF GOLD Gold is higher for a third straight session as tension in Ukraine and sluggish Chinese economic growth influence the yellow metal’s upward momentum.  “Geopolitical tensions are set to remain high, which should lead to safe-haven demand,” Mark O’Byrne, executive director at GoldCore, said. “Concerns about ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/12/2014

CHINA, UKRAINE DRIVE GOLD UP, STOCKS DOWN Economic troubles in China and geopolitical tensions in Ukraine have boosted the Gold price to a 5 1/2 month high and pressured U.S. stock futures lower. China is a booming market for Gold, and Macquarie analyst Matthew Turner said, “The increase in Asian physical Gold demand over the past ten years has been largely due to the huge rise in wealth in that region,... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/11/2014

GOLD BENEFITS FROM UKRAINE CRISIS, SLOW CHINESE GROWTH The crisis in Ukraine has boosted Gold for the second straight session as investors seek the yellow metal’s safe-haven position.  As the Ukrainian military began preparatory drills and Russia continues its occupation of the Crimean Peninsula, investors perceive heightening tensi... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/11/2014

MIXED DATA LEAVE GOLD, STOCKS FLAT Precious Metals prices reacted negatively to a volatile stock market that inched its way higher during morning trading. Kim Caughey Forrest, portfolio manager and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital, said, “Markets are confused right now, after getting conflicting set of data. On the one hand, job op... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/11/2014

PRECIOUS METALS UP ON WEAK CHINESE DATA AND UKRAINE Precious Metals opened Tuesday trading higher as investors take in news from around the world.  Data released Tuesday is helping fuel fears of a Chinese economic growth slowdown.  Also, with the crisis in the Ukraine continuing to escalate many feel investors will turn to “safer” assets like Gold.  Peter Fertig, Quantitative Commodity Research owner said, "The situation in Ukraine in itself has led to some saf... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/10/2014

GOLD UP AS CHINESE DATA RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT GLOBAL GROWTH The Gold price is up slightly today as weak growth data from China helped lift the yellow metal from morning lows.  Gold has recently benefited as a safe-haven from a variety of domestic and global economic and political concerns.  “Extreme weather, drought, the Ukrainian crisis and cheap v... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/10/2014

GOLD FLAT ON ECONOMIC DATA Gold and Silver prices are flat in early morning trading. Last week’s U.S. payrolls data has most investors thinking positively of the state of the economy, putting pressure on the Gold price. Societe Generale analyst Robin Bhar said, “Clearly Gold is battling headwinds coming from the improving U.S. economy, certainly on the jobs front. We see a close (negative) correlation b... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 3/7/2014

GOLD HITS FOUR MONTH HIGH WITH UKRAINE CRISIS Gold climbed to a four-month high Monday due to growing geopolitical tension. With Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine crisis and potential U.S. intervention, many are comparing the situation to the Cold War. The U.S. dollar fell due to the geopolitical tension. Simon Smith, ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/7/2014

GOLD DOWN WITH JOBS REPORT AS INVESTORS WATCH SITUATION IN UKRAINE Precious Metals prices continue to trade lower through mid-day trading.  The release of Friday’s U.S. jobs report has pressured metals and has given the U.S. dollar a boost.   As investors take in Friday’s news and continue to monitor the ongoing situation in Ukraine, some analysts think this could just be the beginning of market movement yet to come.  VTB Capital analyst Andrey Kryuchenkov said... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/7/2014

JOBS REPORT EXCEEDS LOWERED EXPECTATIONS Precious Metals prices fell after the release of the U.S. Labor Department’s monthly nonfarm payrolls report. Economists expected an additional 140,000 jobs in February, while in reality the report showed 175,000 jobs were added. The unemployment rate, however, rose to 6.7 percent. The La... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/6/2014

GOLD TRADES IN TIGHT RANGE AS INVESTORS AWAIT FURTHER JOBS DATA Gold is trading slightly higher at mid-day, rebounding from morning lows as investors continue to eye the Ukrainian crisis and monthly U.S. jobs data tomorrow.  Gold has been range-bound over the last few sessions as domestic and global news has failed to influence the yellow metal from bre... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/6/2014

INVESTOR FOCUS SHIFTS BACK TO ECONOMY Gold and Silver prices dipped on slightly upbeat jobless claims data. The U.S. Labor Department’s report showed new claims for unemployment benefits fell by 26,000 last week, with the expectation among economists being a drop of 14,000. However, the four-week moving average, often seen as ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/5/2014

PRIVATE-SECTOR JOBS REPORT SUPPORTS GOLD; U.S. MINT RELEASING PLATINUM EAGLES The Gold price climbed from its lows today once the U.S. private-sector jobs report showed weaker than expected data.  Talks that Washington and Moscow are attempting to resolve tensions in Ukraine left little support for Gold as a safe haven asset, which explains why prices did not jump from the poor jobs data.  Jan Skoyles, head of research at The Real Asset Co., said “As we have seen ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/5/2014

GOLD FLAT, PLATINUM AND PALLADIUM HIGHER WITH ONGOING MINE STRIKE Gold and Silver have so far experienced little change today as investors continue to weigh the severity of crisis in Ukraine.  While Gold and Silver trade flat, Platinum and Palladium prices are significantly higher today as a mine strike in South Africa continues in... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/5/2014

JOBS DATA LIFTS GOLD The Gold price erased some early losses after the release of the Automatic Data Processing private-sector jobs report. Though economists had forecast the economy adding 160,000 jobs, the report showed 139,000 jobs were added in February. ADP also revised January’s gain from 175,000 to 127,000. ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/4/2014

GOLD UP, STOCKS DOWN FOLLOWING REASSURING WORDS FROM PUTIN Gold fell from highs reached following yesterday’s surge.  Russian President Vladimir Putin helped to ease tension surrounding an impending conflict in Ukraine.  “The situation [in Ukraine] seems to have calmed down a bit, and that’s pushing gold lower,” Phil Streible, s... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/4/2014

EMERGING MARKETS TO DEFINE GOLD’S COURSE Precious Metals prices were relatively unchanged in morning trading as investors continue to track the situation in Ukraine. The Gold price is lower overall today because of profit-taking, according to analysts at India’s ICICI Bank. James Steel, chief Precious Metals analyst at HSBC, wrote, “We would... Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/23/2014 2:44:33 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,282.40 $1,284.40 $1.30
Silver $19.37 $19.47 $0.05
Platinum $1,394.40 $1,404.40 $4.10
Palladium $781.00 $786.00 $1.40
4/23/2014 2:44:33 AM EST

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