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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/27/2014

GEOPOLITICAL CONCERNS KEEP INVESTORS FOCUSED ON GOLD; IS A MARKET CORRECTION NEAR? Precious Metals remained flat throughout trading Wednesday with minimal news to affect prices.  Investors were driven to risker assets due to a weaker U.S. dollar and concern that the European Central Bank may lean towards additional fiscal policy.  Geopolitical tension continues even though Ukraine and Russia agreed to work together to end further conflict in the eas... Read More

Mid – Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/27/2014

GOLD GETS BREATHER AS EQUITIES LOSE MOMENTUM Precious Metal prices continue trading flat through midday.  A little over two weeks after the dollar index reached a 13-month high, today’s retreat has provided breathing room for Gold. Afshin Nabavi, head of trading at MKS, said, “The market is looking closely at the dollar ... it's probably worth $10-20... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/27/2014

GOLD ‘LIKE THE ROCKY BALBOA RIGHT NOW’ The Gold price is mostly flat in early-morning trading. With surrounding factors seemingly piling up against Gold, some analysts believe that its resiliency is a bullish sign. Jeff Kilburg of KKM Asset Management said, “I think the resiliency in Gold has been tremendous. Look at every reason the bears have had to sell it — and they have not been victorious. So I li... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/26/2014

GOLD GETS BUMP ON SHORT-COVERING Following several sessions of lower prices, Gold has rebounded slightly today due to a round of short-covering.  There is currently a lack of motivating factors on the horizon for Precious Metals during this last week of August.  Many analysts expect the remainder of the week to be fairly uneventful even a... Read More

Mid – Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/26/2014

GOLD & SILVER STILL POSITIVE BUT GIVE UP MORNING GAINS Gold and Silver prices are hanging on to their morning gains despite a booming U.S. stock market. Yesterday the S&P 500 crossed the 2,000 mark for the first time ever and continues to extend gains today. The Dow hit an all-time high during morning trades. A better than expected durable goods report kicked off the stock surge. "Today's report, whi... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/26/2014

METALS RISING AHEAD OF DATA Precious Metal prices are opening the day higher,  gaining back yesterday’s losses on chart-based buying.  Although recent geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine have dominated recent headlines, some feel they are failing to stir investor demand. Tokyo’s Standard Bank branch manager Yuichi Ikemizu said o... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/25/2014

PRECIOUS METALS FLAT WITH GOLD BUGS SIDELINED Precious Metals prices remain relatively unchanged Monday as strength in the U.S. dollar and interest rate speculation keep investors sidelined.  Gold, in particular, continues to hover near a two-month low as analysts await renewed interest in the yellow metal.  Though Gold has been largely range bound for the last sev... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/25/2014

GOLD STAYS ABOVE $1275; S&P CLEARS 2000 FOR FIRST TIME Gold and Silver prices are slightly lower, but considering this morning’s surge in stock prices, not as low as might be expected. The stock market is up triple digits and the S&P cleared 2000 for the first time ever. One veteran trader not impressed by the stock rally is Art Cashin, director of floor operations at the NYSE for UBS, &qu... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/25/2014

GOLD STEADY AMID RISING DOLLAR, STOCKS The Gold price held steady near a two-month low in the face of a stronger U.S. dollar in early-morning trading. Saxo Bank senior manager Ole Hansen said, “Gold is holding well above support at $1,271 [per ounce] considering the perfect storm of negative gold news last week when we had rising stocks, rising bond yields, strong economic data from the U.S. and a firme... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/22/2014

UKRAINE TENSION EASES Several factors were responsible for pushing Gold below $1,300 an ounce Monday, such as a stronger U.S. dollar and European and U.S. shares bouncing due to tensions easing in Ukraine. Gold has jumped nearly eight percent this year as investors have opted for the safe haven asset with concerns growing in Ukraine and the Middle East. For the first time in three weeks, hedge funds and money man... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/22/22014

RUSSIA BUYS $400 MILLION IN GOLD TO BOOST RESERVES Russia has just added 9.4 tons of Gold valued at $400 million to its Gold reserves. This is the fourth consecutive month that Russia has expanded their Gold holdings. Russia now holds 1,104 tons which is the fifth largest moving ahead of China. (China has not reported their Gold hol... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/22/2014

GOLD RECOVERS AFTER FIVE DAYS OF LOSSES Precious Metals are recovering in early-morning trading after five days of losses. This week, Gold is still on track for its biggest weekly loss in five after strong U.S. economic data and speculation over Federal Reserve interest rates. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen is due to give a speech at Jackson Hole, Wyo. today, and Macquarie analyst Matt Turner believes it w... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/21/2014

GOLD LOWER AS FED INTEREST RATE POLICY EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN DOLLAR The anticipation of higher U.S. interest rates helped elevate the dollar versus competing world currencies today.  The stronger dollar forced Gold down nearly $20 an ounce at one point to its lowest level in two months.  “Any hint that there’ll be more definitive action coming from the Fe... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/21/2014

GOLD & SILVER PRICES CONTINUE TO SLIDE ON FED EXPECTATIONS Gold and Silver prices fell sharply in morning trading and although declines have continued, the pace of decline has slowed. The bad news for Gold is good news for stocks. The S&P 500 topped a record level this morning. The expectations that the Fed will raise inter... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/21/2014

GOLD DOWN, STOCKS UP ON INTEREST RATE SPECULATION The Gold price is trading near a two-month low due to a strengthening U.S. dollar and economic data. The weekly jobless claims report showed fewer than 300,000 new claims for the third time in five weeks. One Precious Metals trader said, “Gold had already been under pressure from the dollar. Onc... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –8/20/2014

FED MINUTES INDICATE RATE HIKE COULD BE SOONER THAN EXPECTED The Gold price fell to a two-week low as investors speculate an interest rate hike may come sooner than expected.  After the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s July policy meeting, Gold came under pressure as non-interest earning assets like Precious Metals re... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report –8/20/2014

PRECIOUS METALS STAGNANT AHEAD OF FED MINUTES Precious Metal prices remain stagnant ahead of the soon to be released Federal Reserve minutes from July’s policy meeting. As traders prepare for the much anticipated two-day Fed policy meeting beginning tomorrow in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, many hope minutes from July’s meeting will hint at the Federa... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/20/2014

GOLD STILL STUCK IN RANGE The Gold price and U.S. stock futures are mostly flat in early-morning trading, but the Silver price is recovering more rapidly from recent losses. Heraeus trader Alexander Zumpfe said, “(Gold is under pressure from) a combination of the stronger dollar, together with ongoing weak demand. It's a bit frustrating from a trading perspective - it's not only range trading, this rang... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –8/19/2014

GOLD TRIMMED ON STOCK RALLY AS INVESTORS EYE JACKSON HOLE Increased risk appetite has weighed on Precious Metals and lifted stocks today as strong U.S. housing data influenced a temporary move away from Gold and Silver.  The Gold price continues to hover around $1,300 an ounce as investors and traders alike mull over geopolitical tensions abroad and domestic economic data for signs of future market movement.  Many investors will be eyeing the outcome of this week’s... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report –8/19/2014

GOLD & SILVER HEAD LOWER Gold and Silver began the day attempting to push upward, but have since given up gains on the strengthening U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar and Gold generally move in different directions and today is no exception. The U.S. dollar hit a nine-month high against the euro and rose against the basket of major currencies as well. Stronger than e... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/19/2014

METALS MOVE AS INVESTORS LOOK TO FED FOR DIRECTION Precious Metals prices are gaining through early morning trading.  After two consecutive days of losses, Gold prices are rebounding as investors continue to monitor volatile political situations around the world. Also on investors’ minds are U.S. data being released today and Federal Reserve chairwoma... Read More

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