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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/30/2014

GOLD DOWN AS U.S. DOLLAR RISES AND MARKET REACTS TO FEDS QE CONCLUSION Gold hit nearly a four week low today after the market had time to digest yesterday’s news that the Fed is ending its QE program.  As expected, U.S. data was released today showing strong third quarter economic growth figures, which lifted the U.S. dollar and pressured Gold.  "The feeling was that given the turmoil markets had s... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/30/2014

METALS CONTINUE FALL ON FED’S DOVISH STANCE Precious Metal prices are moving rapidly and trading lower through morning trading.  Since Wednesday’s announcement was made by the U.S. Federal Reserve to officially end the stimulus program that has provided support the economy, metals prices have been retreating.  However, even with today’s losses some analyst are positive about the direction of Gold and believe the Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/29/2014

FEDERAL RESERVE ENDS QE, PRESSURES COMMODITIES The market reacted to the Federal Reserve announcing the end of its quantitative easing (QE) program, which consisted of monthly bond buying to stimulate the U.S. economy. Stocks fell, bonds sold off and Precious Metals were pressured lower after the news broke from the Fed’s policy meeting. Investors also noticed a more aggressive tone toward raising interest rates ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/29/2014

SPECULATION DRIVES METALS AHEAD OF FED STATEMENT Precious Metal prices are off to a stagnant start in early morning trading. As the two-day U.S. Federal Reserve meeting comes to a close, investors expect an announcement on the end of quantitative easing (QE). However, not everyone is confident in the Fed’s decision to stop its bond-buying stimulus program. Investment broker Peter Schiff told CNBC in an interview, “ Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2014

METALS CONTINUE TO SHOW STRENGTH AHEAD OF FED STATEMENT Precious Metal prices are continuing to show strength and prices push upward through afternoon trading.  As investor prepare for the statement at the end of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting, soft U.S. consumer spending data has provided pressure to the U.S. dollar while giving the metals a boost. George... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2014

GOLD LIFTED BY WEAK DOLLAR; HOUSING MARKET FUTURE UNKNOWN Precious Metals reacted positively to data from the U.S. Commerce Department showing durable goods orders fell 1.3 percent last month. The news pressured the U.S. dollar, which assisted Gold as it regained nearly four percent this month on global growth concerns. The Federal Reserve begins its two day Federal Open Market Committee meeting today and is expected to announce the conclusion of its monthly bond-buying prog... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2014

GOLD DROPS AS ETP ASSETS DECLINE TO FIVE-YEAR LOW Holdings in exchange traded products (ETP) backed by Gold fell to their lowest level in five years. The metal’s 30-day historical volatility has climbed this month, shaking many investors out of the market. Investors continue to try and predict when the U.S. Federal Reser... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2014

METALS AWAIT DIRECTION AHEAD OF FED MEETING Precious Metal prices saw a slight boost Monday morning ending three consecutive days of losses.  As investors prepare for a week of important economic data releases, the two-day Federal Reserve policy meeting, which begins Tuesday, will be closely watched.  Societe Generale analyst Robin Bhar said, “The Fed obviously has a mandate domestically on inflation and growth, but Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 10/24/2014

ANOTHER WEEK OF TRYING TO PREDICT FUTURE FED ACTIONS This week, Gold and Silver gave back a small portion of their recent gains. Last week’s negative global economic news boosted prices on expectations that the Fed would delay interest rate hikes. The markets continue to focus on what the Fed may or may not do and this week the sentiment turned to sooner rather than later [interest rate hikes]. All it took was a jobs... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/24/2014

METALS MOVE UP AS FUTURES, OIL DROP Precious Metal prices are rising in early morning trading. Although Gold has gained for two straight weeks, a stronger U.S. dollar along with better than expected economic data have put a damper on the yellow metal’s safe-haven appeal. Macquarie analyst Matthew Turner said, “A better run of U.S. data has calmed nerves about the w... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/23/2014

PRECIOUS METALS AFFECTED BY STRONG EUROZONE DATA; U.S. JOB MARKET REFLECTS SOLID FIGURES Gold is down this morning due to better-than-expected business activity in the eurozone.  When the news broke it lifted stock markets from early lows, which pressured the yellow metal.  Additional pressure is being felt this morning from a stronger U.S. dollar, which reached its highest point in a week.  Platinum p... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/22/2014

METALS, STOCKS FALL AFTER SHOOTING AT CANADIAN PARLIAMENT Gold and Silver came down modestly from recent six week highs while the Dow was off 153 points on news coming out of Canada. A military guard died from gunshot wounds after an attack at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, followed by multiple rounds reportedly fired at the adjacent Parliament building. This exacerbated concerns about Canadian terrorist at... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/22/2014

METALS DOWN AS CONSUMERS DIGEST DATA Precious Metal prices are lower in early morning trading. Although Gold is coming off a six week high, softened physical demand along with a slightly higher U.S. dollar provide some pressure to metals. However, with investors still concerned about a slowing global economy and news from China showing third quarter growth was the ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Report – 10/21/2014

CHINA, INDIA BACK IN GOLD MARKET IN A BIG WAY In the past two years, we have seen an odd phenomenon in the Gold market. The weaker the price, the stronger the physical demand. China and India are among the countries hungriest for physical Gold and their appetite has been voracious. India’s Gold imports have risen 450 percent. Combined, India and China are buying eno... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/21/2014

GOLD HITS ONE-MONTH HIGH; LOWER OIL PRICES ELEVATE CONCERN Precious Metals prices are on the rise with Gold reaching a one-month high this morning with a weaker U.S. dollar and continued concern over global growth.  Recent data from China showed their growth fell in the third quarter to its lowest since the infamous 2008 worldwide financial crisis, while its gross domestic product grew 7.3 percent above the 7.2 percent forecasted by analysts.  " Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/20/2014

GOLD, SILVER HOLD GAINS AS STOCKS REBOUND The stock market had an ugly open today on the disappointing earnings outlook coming out of IBM. One concern was that IBM earnings might foretell things to come, but these fears subsided on Apple’s positive quarterly results and stocks bounced into positive territory for the third day in a row. Gold and Silver maintained positive momentum on a weaker U.S. dollar and conti... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/20/2014

METALS GAINING AHEAD OF DATA Precious Metals prices are gaining through morning trading as investors continue showing concern over global economic slowdown. Many will keep an eye on a variety of quarterly reports over the next few days that will likely shape equity markets. Analysts at Sharps Pixley mentioned in a note, “While the sentiment towards Gold has been soured given little inflationary pressure, the global equity rout and the on-going Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/17/2014

EQUITY MARKETS GET WAKE UP CALL; GLOBAL ECONOMY STILL INTERCONNECTED Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, prefaced the World Economic Forum’s 2014 Global Risk Report: “Our lives are changing at an unprecedented pace. Transformational shifts in our economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal and technical systems offer unparalleled opportunities, but the int... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/17/2014

METALS FLAT AS FED SPECULATION GROWS Precious Metal prices are relatively flat through early morning trading.  As investor concerns continue growing over a global economic slowdown, Gold’s safe haven appeal has been boosted and the metal is set for its second consecutive week of gains. ABN Amro analyst Georgette Boele said, “There has been a move down in the d... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/16/2014

PLATINUM MOVES BELOW GOLD; FED MAY WAIT TO END STIMULUS PROGRAM Precious Metals prices are down across the board today with Platinum falling below Gold for the first time since April 2013. Platinum has been on the down slope since July somewhat due to the ongoing mine strikes in South Africa, which extended a third straig... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/16/2014

GLOBAL ECONOMIC CONCERNS PROVIDE STABLITY FOR METALS Precious Metal prices are showing a small decline in early morning trading.  Although there is a slight dip in Gold, it is still retaining its recent gains and trading near its highest point in over a month.  As investor’s concerns continue to increase over a sluggish global economy, many are looking to avoid risker assets, such as equities, and are instead turning to the safe-haven appeal of Precious Metals.... Read More

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