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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/16/2014

GOLD TREADING WATER AS INVESTORS AWAIT YELLEN Gold futures are trading even this morning as the yellow metal awaits new upward momentum following three days of losses.  Prices dropped over $40 through Monday and Tuesday following a large technical selloff and dovish comments by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen regarding the future of inte... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/15/2014

YELLEN’S COMMENTS WEIGH ON GOLD The Gold price has fallen back below $1,300 for the first time in roughly one month following testimony by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen in front of the Senate Banking Committee.  "Yellen was a little bit more hawkish than expected. That signals higher rates sooner rather than later. And that's anti-inflationary, and presents competition for Gold,” Gold expert ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/15/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES PLUNGE AFTER YELLEN COMMENTS TO CONGRESS Gold and Silver prices began the day slightly upbeat, and remained upbeat during the beginning of Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s speech to a Senate committee. Yellen expressed that the economic recovery was not complete and the ailing job market and stagnant wages would continue to justify ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/15/2014

METALS REBOUND AHEAD OF YELLEN TESTIMONY Precious Metals prices are trading higher through the early morning a day after the largest decline in a single-session for Gold this year.  As traders await data on U.S. retail sales being released this morning, Federal Reserve Chairwomen Janet Yellen’s testimony to Congress about the economy and monetary policy over the next two days will be highly watched.  Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy for BK Asset Management sa... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/14/2014

GOLD TUMBLES FOLLOWING WIDESPREAD SELLOFF The Gold price is set to realize its largest single-session decline of the year as Portuguese banking worries subsided and a rally among stocks influenced a round of profit-taking for Gold and Silver.  “A strong stock market and some stability in the EU [are pressuring gold,]” Peter Thomas, a... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/14/2014

GOLD, SILVER SUFFER LARGEST DROP IN TWO MONTHS Gold prices have been down as much as 2.2 percent this morning, which is the largest daily drop since December. According to Barclays, there has not been a shift to bearish sentiment, but rather a move to take profits off the table. “Overall, we believe that physical demand has remained short of expectations, the la... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/14/2014

PROFIT-TAKING HITS GOLD Precious Metals prices are falling this morning, with Gold and Silver nearing a two percent drop. With Gold coming off a six-week winning streak, profit-taking is the most likely culprit for today’s drop. Edward Meir of INTL FCStone is still optimistic about the week for Gold, however, as he said, “We were concer... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 7/11/2014

Gold continues to surprise some analysts as another week of gains leaves the yellow metal trading at its highest level in almost four months.  New geopolitical tension on the Gaza Strip helped elevate safe-haven demand as many investors seek the asset pending further clarity regarding the future of interest rates in the U.S.  While Gold rallied, U.S. stocks suffered losses in each session until today.  On Friday, equities were able to stave off their largest weekly drop sinc... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/11/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES OFF SLIGHTLY – STOCKS CONTINUE TO FALL Gold and Silver prices are down slightly this morning, but perhaps not as much as first expected. Gold prices received a bump up yesterday when concerns grew over a Portuguese bank not meeting a short-term note payment.  Today, the Banco Espirito is doing everything they can ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/11/2014

LONGER-TERM TREND SHOWS UNDERLYING STRENGTH IN GOLD The Gold price is relatively unchanged near a 3 1/2 month high. While there is support for Gold to move higher, a recovery from yesterday’s losses in stocks is preventing that for the moment. Mitsubishi analyst Jonathan Butler said, “Geopolitical uncertainty and concerns of any potential contagion into Portugal's wider banking sector and indeed the euro zone's wider banking sector were clearly supporting Gold yest... Read More

Closing Gold and Silver Market Report – 7/10/2014

SAFE-HAVEN BUYING CONTINUES AS STOCKS SLIP AGAIN The Gold price jumped higher on Thursday as a wave of selling among world stocks increased the safe-haven demand for Precious Metals.  Sluggish economic data from the Eurozone and disappointing reports from China have caused trepidation among equities investors and forced the yel... Read More

Mid-Day Gold and Silver Market Report – 7/10/2014

END OF QE, EUROPE NEWS SENDS STOCKS DOWN, GOLD HIGHER Gold is trading near a four-month high amid the fallout of yesterday’s release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s June meeting, which detailed the end of quantitative easing (QE). While the end of QE would typically be bearish for Gold, the yellow metal seems to be reacting more to the stock ma... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/10/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES SOAR – STOCKS LOOK FOR A DISMAL OPENING Gold prices are up sharply this morning and have hit three month highs. Silver and Platinum are climbing as well, while Palladium has retreated only slightly from all-time highs. Gold is benefitting from three separate events. Weak economic ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/9/2014

PRECIOUS METALS CONTINUE RISE AFTER RELEASE OF FED MINUTES Precious Metals prices continued their climb through afternoon trading as investors begin to react to data released by the U.S. Federal Reserve.  Minutes from the recent Federal Reserve policy meeting revealed the Fed’s plan to end their bond buying program by October if the economy rebounds.  Joe Bell, senior equity analyst at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, said, “In the short-term, Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/9/2014

GOLD GAINS ON DOVISH INTEREST RATE EXPECTATIONS After three sessions of losses, the Gold price is trading higher as investors await the release of the latest Federal Reserve policy minutes.  The broad assumption is that Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will not “budge from her dovish posture, which is keeping the Gold above the $1,300 mark,” Naeem Aslam, chief market... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/9/2014

METALS HIGHER AHEAD OF FED MINUTES Gold and Silver prices are trading higher this morning ahead of the release of the minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s June meeting. Natixis analyst Nic Brown explained, “The dovish message we've been getting out of the Fed in the face of all this stronger economic data is, in our view, the main reason why Gold prices are up here.” Two Fed officials were down on U.... Read More

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

GOLD STAYS FLAT AS STOCKS CONTINUE SELLOFF; INVESTORS AWAIT FED MINUTES The Gold price remains relatively flat end-of-day Tuesday as traders and investors lack motivations to take new positions until the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s monthly policy meeting in June.  Though Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen has voiced co... Read More

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

GOLD, SILVER STEADY AS DOLLAR FADES Last week’s jobs report kick started the U.S. dollar, but the rally has begun to fade.  Investors bought into the rally assuming the report would cause the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates sooner than anticipated. However, many investors are looking for stronger evidence that the Fed will take this action. The minutes from the June Fede... Read More

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

METALS UP AS POSSIBLE WAR LOOMS Precious Metals prices are trading higher through early morning trading.  Although a recent rise in equities provided pressure to metals the last few days, investors are beginning to turn their attention to alternative assets such as Gold.  Marex Spectron’s manager of precious metals David Govett said, “I still feel that the mark... Read More

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

GOLD, STOCKS DOWN ON INTEREST RATE SPECULATION Gold came under mild pressure today as the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates suppressed the Gold price for the second straight session.  The yellow metal has been on the rise for the last five weeks as geopolitical turmoil and the expectation of an extended period of low interest ... Read More

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

GOLD & SILVER PRICES HOLDING STEADY BUT SLIGHTLY DOWN – PALLADIUM SETS RECORD HIGHS Gold prices are most likely reacting to the recent uptick in the U.S. dollar. The year 2014 was at one time considered to be the year of the U.S. dollar, but so far, this has not materialized. Recent strong jobs reports have increased speculation that the Fed will raise interest rates sooner than expected no ... Read More

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