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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

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

GOLD SHINING AS AN ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT Gold and Silver prices are relatively flat in morning trading as investors and analysts try to predict when the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. Saxo Bank analyst Ole Hansen said, “…[W]e are seeing bond yields falling again and stock markets have shown signs of weakness over the past week. This could potentially sway some investors back into Gold,... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/1/2014

HEAVY WEEK OF ECONOMIC NEWS The Gold price began the week on a high note following a slight loss as a stronger U.S. dollar put pressure on the yellow metal. The week was full of extensive economic data and events, which was expected to provide clues to when the Federal Reserve would increase interest rates. The Fed’s policy meeting concluded Wednesday, the same day that second-quarter gross domestic product data ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/1/2014

METALS ON THE MOVE AFTER JOBS DATA Precious Metal prices are continuing to fluctuate through mid-day trading.  After today’s jobs report confirmed the U.S. economy added fewer jobs than expected in July, Gold futures are rebounding from six-week lows.  Macquarie analyst Matthew Turner said, “Yesterday there were some thoughts that interest rates might rise more ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/1/2014

JOBS REPORT DISAPPOINTS DESPITE MILESTONE Gold and Silver prices recovered from early losses after the highly anticipated jobs report. Though the U.S. Labor Department’s jobs report released this morning showed the first time since 1997 that the economy has seen 200,000-plus gains in six straight months, the 209,000 jobs added in July missed the ma... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/31/2014

GOLD COULD BE STRONG BET AS STOCKS TUMBLE AND IMPROVEMENT GOES UNREALIZED The Gold price dipped lower today as the yellow metal is set to post a 3.1 percent loss for the month of July.  Strong U.S. employment numbers added to the current downward pressure on Precious Metals.  Though reports point to a rebound in the U.S. economy, Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/31/2014

GOLD DROPS ON ECONOMIC DATA; WAGE GROWTH DAMPENS CONFIDENCE Gold has fallen today due to U.S. jobless claims dropping over the past month. Additionally, the Federal Reserve confirmed yesterday their plans to keep interest rates low as labor conditions continue improving. Gold has always been sought during economic uncertainty, such as from fall of 2008 until June 2011 when Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 7/31/2014

CITI ANALYST MAKES CASE FOR GOLD Precious Metals and U.S. stocks fell after the release of the weekly jobless claims report, which showed 302,000 new claims were filed the week ended July 26. Last week saw a 14-year low for jobless claims, so many expected this week’s increase. July is a notoriously volatile month for jobless claims du... Read More

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

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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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