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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/4/2014

ECB POLICY WEIGHS ON METALS AS GOLD SUPPLY COULD SEE SHORTAGE Strength in the U.S. dollar has once again marginalized the demand for bullion as the greenback climbed to its highest level since July 2013.  The yellow metal was in positive territory until news from Europe revealed plans by the European Central Bank to cut interest rates and... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/4/2014

CONFLICTING FACTORS CONTINUE TO CONFUSE METALS Precious Metal prices are continuing to fight to regain footing through mid-day trading.  Weaker than expected U.S. jobs data along with the announcement the European Central Bank (ECB) cut interest rates to record lows have sent metals looking for direction.  Mitsubishi Corp analyst Jonathan Butler ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/4/2014

ECB RATE CUTS, JOBS REPORT PRESSURE GOLD Gold and Silver prices gave up small gains after the release of Automatic Data Processing’s monthly U.S. private-sector jobs report. Though the report showed that fewer jobs than expected were added to the economy in August, the level of 204,000 was positive enough to boost ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/03/2014

METALS CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR DIRECTION   Precious Metal prices continue to rise through afternoon trading as investors monitor news outlets for direction.  As traders prepare for the release of U.S. employment data Friday, some are looking at the recent Beige Book, or Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions, for news on the economy.  The report states, “Reports from the [12] Federal Reserve Districts indicated that economic activi... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/3/2014

GOLD GAINS AS MANY FACTORS COLLIDE The Gold price was slightly higher after morning trading as the yellow metal continues to be pulled in all directions by outside factors. One of those factors, the ongoing situation between Ukraine and Russia, is also affecting the Palladium price. Russia is the world’s largest producer of the metal commonly used in the automobil... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/3/2014

GOLD FLAT AMID RUSSIA-UKRAINE NEWS The Gold price is mostly flat, hovering near a 2 1/2 month low, in early morning trade. Gold seems stuck in the middle between a firmer dollar, which typically drives the price lower, and geopolitical tensions, which typically drive the price higher. The situation between Russia and Ukraine appears to be easing, though there is some confusion. Ukraine said it reached a... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/2/2014

INVESTORS AWAIT ECB MONETARY POLICY ANNOUNCEMENT U.S. manufacturing data showed output growing at its fastest pace in three years today.  Many investors took this news as a sign of continued growth in the domestic economy and demand for safe-haven assets like Gold was temporarily quelled.  Along with ongoing strength among equ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Recap – 9/2/2014

GOLD TO 2 ½ MONTH LOW AS DOLLAR STRENGTHENS The U.S. dollar rallied to a one-year high this morning, forcing Gold down to its lowest level in 2 ½ months. Strength in the dollar and ongoing confidence among U.S. equities offset concerns about escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia. “It's when the dollar hits big numbers that Gold gets punished and this is clearly one of those moments,” Ross Norman, CEO of bullion broker Sharps Pixley, said. Domestic and overseas inves... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 8/29/2014

Precious Metals endured another week of stagnation as the sluggish summer months continued to plague Gold and Silver prices.  The Gold price experienced pressure as U.S. equities rallied forcing the S&P 500 to breach 2,000 for the first time.  Gold made a single digit rebound on Thursday as reports indicated intensifying hostility between Ukraine and neighboring Russia.  Investors will continue to eye global and domestic economic news and the threat of escalating violenc... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/29/2014

GOLD, SILVER & US STOCKS - STUCK IN NEUTRAL Gold and silver prices have been hanging in there despite an increased risk appetite on behalf of investors. The crisis in the Ukraine and the conflict on the Gaza Strip has been key supports for gold prices. Today another support beam was erected as the terror threat in the United Kingdom has bee... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/29/2014

SAFE HAVEN BID NOT ENOUGH FOR GOLD Precious Metals are trading slightly lower in early-morning trade as Gold’s safe haven bid has not been enough to support prices. Heraeus trader Alexander Zumpfe said, “Looking at Treasuries, worries about Ukraine are delivering some kind of support. However, I don't think that is strong enough to trigger a more sustainable move into safe havens. Market expectation of ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/28/2014

GOLD GETS BUMP AS UKRAINE CONFLICT OVERSHADOWS ECONOMIC REPORTS Gold is trading higher on Thursday as geopolitical tension and ongoing short-covering forced a mild jump in bullion prices.  Overseas conflicts have again taken center stage as safe-haven buying was spurred when the Ukrainian president publicly announced that the Russian military has invaded his country and is ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/28/2014

TENSIONS OVERSHADOW POSITIVE DATA Gold and Silver prices have fallen slightly in morning trading, though both are still holding on to solid gains. Michael O’Rourke, of Jones Trading, believes that Gold is merely treading water before entering into heavy competition with another store of value. “The end of quantitative easing in the fall will create anoth... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/28/2014

SOFTER DOLLAR, RISING TENSIONS BOOST GOLD A softer dollar and rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia have the Gold price close to reclaiming the $1,300 per ounce level. Societe Generale analyst Robin Bhar said, “The metal rebounded today, testing the resistance around the $1,290 [per ounce] level because obviously the dollar is a bit softer and there has been some further skirmishes along the Ukrain... Read More

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

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