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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/30/2014

METALS FLAT AFTER DATA, FED ANNOUNCEMENT  Precious Metal prices finished the day trading mostly sideways.  After the Federal Reserve hinted toward their plan to continue tapering asset purchases and maintain an easy monetary policy, stocks and Precious Metals wavered slightly. However, with jobs data being released Friday, many will keep a watchful eye. Bruce McCain, chief investment strategist at Key Private Bank, sa... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/30/2014

GOLD, STOCKS SETTLE LOWER AHEAD OF FED ANNOUNCEMENT The Gold price is trading slightly lower today as a government report citing a better-than-expected GDP increase quelled bullion demand for the second straight session.  The news may have had a downward impact on Precious Metals, but geopolitical tension in Ukraine and the Middle East co... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/30/2014

METALS PRICES FLUCTUATE WITH DATA Gold and Silver prices have endured rocky terrain in morning trading. First, the ADP private-sector jobs report showed a disappointing increase of 218,000 jobs in July, and Gold and Silver were flat. Then, an announcement that Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/29/2014

GOLD LOWER AS INVESTORS AWAIT FED MEETING OUTCOME The Gold price retreated from a one-week high today as investors eye the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting tomorrow.  Though geopolitical turmoil in the Middle East and Ukraine continues to assist in buoying Gold and Silver, hawkish comments from Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen regarding... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/29/2014

GEOPOLITICAL TENSION VS. TECHNICAL TRADING Gold and Silver gave up early gains on technical trading and economic data news this morning. Speaking to short-term traders of Gold contracts, Standard Bank’s Walter de Wet said, “While the futures market is likely to drive the metal price only in the short term (with fundamental factors driving the price in th... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/29/2014

METALS UP AS HOME PRICES DOWN Precious Metals are showing small gains and are higher through early morning trading.  As investors prepare for a week full of closely watched economic data, speculation on the direction of metals is growing while geopolitical turmoil continues to dominate the news.  Commerzbank analyst Daniel Briesemann said, “I'm actually surprised th... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/28/2014

GOLD, EQUITIES EVEN AS MARKETS AWAIT FED ANNOUNCEMENT Gold is trading flat today as investors weigh geopolitical turmoil and await the Federal Reserve’s monthly policy meeting later this week.  Though there are pervasive expectations for another $10 billion reduction in stimulus measures, most investors are anxiously awaiting news on the future of U.S. interest rates. In his latest analysis, Mit... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/28/2014

RUSSIA AND TURKEY ADD MORE GOLD FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT MONTH Russia and Turkey continue to add to their Gold holdings. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), this is the third straight month that both countries have added to their bullion reserves. The drop in June of Gold pric... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/28/2014

HEAVY WEEK OF ECONOMIC NEWS AHEAD The Gold price has recovered a slight loss from earlier this morning as a stronger U.S. dollar puts pressure on the yellow metal. The coming week is rife with economic data and events, which will be heavily analyzed for clues to when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates. The Fed’s policy meeting concludes Wednesday, the same day that second-quarter gross dom... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 7/25/2014

GOLD RISES DURING UNCERTAINTY; U.K. EXPECTED TO IMPOSE SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA The Gold price continued to climb Monday as geopolitical tensions grew over the controversial Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that was supposedly shot down by Ukrainian rebels. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed Sunday there is strong evidence suggesting Russia provided the missile that Ukrainian rebels used to shoot down the jet. The safe haven appeal of Gold has been supported by concerns betw... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/25/2014

GOLD CREEPS TOWARD $1300; STOCKS TAKE TRIPLE DIGIT LOSS Gold and Silver are rebounding from yesterday’s declines, while the U.S. stock market has bounced slightly off morning lows. There was strong economic data this morning as orders for durable U.S. manufactured goods beat expectations. However, this could not overcome dismal earnings reports from Amazon and Visa. Additionally, conflicts in Ukra... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/25/2014

GOLD RECOVERS FROM FIVE-WEEK LOW The Gold price recovered from a five-week low as it climbed closer to the psychological $1,300 per ounce level in early-morning trading. Commerzbank analysts cite the low demand in Asia as a main reason for Gold’s trouble breaking higher. They wrote, “The World Gold Council’s forecasts of Chinese Gold demand, which were issued at... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/24/2014

GOLD UNDER PRESSURE AS STOCKS REACH ANOTHER RECORD Gold came under pressure today as signs of global economic improvement temporarily quelled demand for the yellow metal.  Strong data out of China coupled with news that U.S. jobless claims plunged to their lowest level since early 2006 to suppress metals prices and boost equities ma... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/24/2014

GOLD, SILVER DOWN SHARPLY ON MIXED ECONOMIC NEWS Mixed economic news is messing with the Precious Metals and equities markets. The number of new jobless claims was a pleasant surprise, falling to its lowest in almost nine years. However, new home sales in June also fell at their fastest rate in nearly a year. May’s new home sales data was also revised to show less robust growth. Putting the past two months together would indicate Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/24/2014

GOLD DOWN AMID 8-YEAR LOW JOBLESS CLAIMS Strong data out of China and the eurozone pressured Gold below the $1,300 per ounce level in early-morning trading. Physical demand for Gold in China increased after the price fell, though is still considered weak when compared to earlier this year. Natixis analyst Bernard Dahdah said, “The market is going to follow very closely any comments from the Federal Rese... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/23/2014

METAL PRICES FLAT AS UKRAINE AND ISRAEL DOMINATE HEADLINES Precious Metal prices are holding steady and trading flat through afternoon trading.  Although this will be the second straight day Gold futures have declined, continued turmoil in the Middle East and Ukraine have provided support to metals.  Blake Robben, a senior market st... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/23/2014

GOLD HOLDS STEADY DESPITE TURMOIL IN UKRAINE Investors may be somewhat surprised by the lack of Gold and Silver price volatility in the wake of heightening tensions in both Ukraine and on the Gaza Strip. Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukraine fighter jets this morning in the same area where Malaysian Air Flight MH17 was destroyed. Reports say they Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/23/2014

PRICES FLAT AMID GEOPOLITICAL TENSIONS Gold and Silver prices are mostly flat in morning trading. Commodities analysts at Commerzbank wrote Wednesday that there is only “slight upside potential” in the short term for the yellow metal, but geopolitical tensions, if heightened, could boost Gold’s safe haven appeal. Gold is also... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/22/2014

MIDDLE EAST BULLION DEMAND COULD BOOST LONG-TERM GOLD PRICE The Gold price has shifted slightly lower today as speculation regarding a near-term hike in interest rates weighed on the yellow metal.  Though Gold is still trading above $1,300 an ounce, higher interest rate expectations are sidelining some Precious Metals investors.... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/22/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES BOUNCE OFF LOWS AFTER CPI DATA RELEASED The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was released this morning and confirmed market expectations that inflation was rising. Only food and energy prices rose less than market forecasts. Gold and Silver prices had fallen sharply prior to the release of CPI data. Core CPI (excluding food and energy)... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/22/2014

PRECIOUS METALS DOWN AHEAD OF DATA Precious Metal prices are trading slightly lower through early morning trading.  As investors continue to monitor the fragile situations in Ukraine and Israel, many await with a watchful eye for the release of new U.S. economic data today. Macquarie analyst Matthew Turner said, “An increase in U.S. inflation in the past few months h... Read More

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APMEX’s ‘Market Reports’ provide our readers with a review of spot price activity and some of the factors that may be affecting the market for precious metals, three times during the trading day. While the information is obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, we do not guarantee its accuracy or its completeness and we encourage you to conduct your own investigation prior to making any decision based on the information. The "News and Commentaries" are not intended as a comprehensive discussion and there may be other factors that may be affecting the financial marketplace. These "News and Commentaries" are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute a recommendation by APMEX to hold, to purchase or to sell any precious metal product. All orders, all purchases and all sales, if any, are subject to the terms of the User Agreement and other applicable policies.

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