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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 4/18/2012

ANALYST SEES MARKET AS ‘ACCIDENT PRONE’   Precious metals prices remained down across the board, following morning and midday trends. Asia’s physical demand for Gold is down now. James Steel, chief commodity analyst at HSBC, said, “The lack of physical demand in Asia was an issue. We haven’t seen India come back heavily after the end of the jeweler strike. And volume was low, so Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/18/2012

SPAIN, ITALY SEEM TO BE SLIPPING BACKWARD     Precious metals prices are lower this morning due to pressure on currencies from worries in the eurozone, and there’s a feeling of complacency about metals ahead of next week’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting. UBS’s Edel Tully said, “Gold price action has become stale, with conviction in either direction remaining remarkably low. The yellow metal could certainly Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/17/2012

IMF HAS POSITIVE OUTLOOK; SPAIN HAVING ISSUES     Precious metals prices have been on the move this morning, with swings in pricing and now moving higher. The prevailing fear continues to encase the uncertainty revolving Spain’s debt issues. In a note to its investors, VTB Capital said, “Many still doubt that Madrid can implement the necessary budget cuts without the situation spiraling out of proportion in an economy that is already suffering from h... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/17/2012

EUROZONE DEBT ISSUES BOOST GOLD’S SAFE-HAVEN APPEAL   Gold and Silver are trading modestly higher this morning. Concerns over the eurozone debt crisis have surfaced again, prompting investors to take another look at Gold as an insurance policy within a portfolio. Oil took an opportunity to gain, as well, as U.S. retail ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 4/16/2012

SPAIN LIKELY NEXT EUROZONE DOMINO; WORLD BANK ELECTS PRESIDENT    A market sentiment survey conducted by CNBC shows U.S. crude oil futures should be stable this week, unless Iran’s nuclear program becomes a worry in the headlines again. “If tensions with Iran cool somewhat, I would anticipate the focus shifting to the improving supply/demand balance, and we could see a strong move to the downside o... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/16/2012

GOLD TAKING CUE FROM DOLLAR; GOLD HELPING WITH JOBS? Wall Street opened strong as banks are showing improvement. U.S. retail sales also helped the market’s upswing. Eighty-six S&P 500 companies are set to report their first-quarter results this week, which likely will set the tone for the near future. As of Friday, 32 companies had given their reports, and 75 perc... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/16/2012

GOLD PRICE DIPS ON SPAIN CONCERNS   Gold prices were heading lower this morning as the financial situation in Spain continues to cause investor concern. As fears intensify, it is likely that Spain’s debt costs during this week’s bond auction will rise. This decreased appetite for higher risk is driving the euro lower, allowing the U.S. dollar to gain s... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/13/2012

CHINA SETS OFF LINE OF DOMINOES Economic data out of China seems to be the reason for the drop in precious metals’ prices today.  Like a line of dominoes, a sharper-than-expected slowing of growth in the country made way for a stronger dollar, which put pressure on the price of commodities across the board.  Even aft... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 4/13/2012

GOLD’S ABILITY TO DIVERSIFY PORTFOLIO AND LIQUIDITY DRAW PRAISES    What is driving the Gold market? Appearing on CNBC, Juan Carlos Artigas from the World Gold Council stat... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/13/2012

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX UP 0.3% IN MARCH   The Consumer Price Index rose less than 0.4 percent for February, but the index is on pace for a 3.6 percent increase for the entire year. Gasoline costs went up by 0.9 percent. These numbers should increase speculation that the Federal Reserve might have cause to step in again to boost the economy. Gold and Silver prices were heading sharply lower, but both had b... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/12/2012

CHINA’S CENTRAL BANK BUYING GOLD?   Precious metals prices enjoyed a bounce-back day primarily on technical buying. RBC’s George Gero said, “People decided they wanted to get back into the market. People who thought we’d have a back-and-forth today were on the wrong side. You can search for news, but you’ll come up empty-handed.” The jobless claims data supposes there could be another round of... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/12/2012

EXPERTS KEEP SPAIN IN CROSSHAIRS; FED REPORT POSITIVE   Gold has taken over the top spot in price per ounce over Platinum, and many factors are contributing to that. Past events have led to this hierarchy, but those events were  temporary. It’s possible this is a new normal for the relationship between Gold and Platinum, ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/12/2012

JOBLESS CLAIMS REPORT REVERSES TRENDS   In early morning trading, Gold and Silver were down about 0.5 percent, U.S. stock futures were up modestly, and the euro was holding a mild gain on the U.S. dollar. After the release of the weekly jobless claims report, all of that changed. Gold and Silver either trimmed ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 4/11/2012

2013 GOLD OUTLOOK POSITIVE; INVESTORS STEER AWAY FROM SPAIN   The outlook for Gold remains positive for 2013, even though 2012 already has been difficult for the metal due to various debt crises in Europe and the indefinite U.S. financial and economic recovery. GFMS Chairman Philip Klapwijk said, “We are expecting still that we are going to see a push above $2,000 in... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/11/2012

EUROZONE WORRIES MOUNT; LEADERSHIP QUESTIONS ARISE IN CHINA   Precious metals prices have held relatively steady this morning, despite the Indonesian earthquakes and heightened concerns in the eurozone. But European concerns and their byproduct of easy monetary policy would be viewed as good for Gold. Standard Bank’s Walter de Wet said, “If there are credit concerns, we think Gold will benefit... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Report 4/10/2012

GOLD’S SAFE-HAVEN APPEAL RETURNS; OIL PRICES TO SLOW EUROPE The Gold price continues to rise as the yellow metal’s safe-haven appeal is returning. Analysts at Barclays commented on how jewelers in India have reopened retail stores after a 20-day strike over a possible increase in taxes on non-branded Gold purchases. and how the stores being open a... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/10/2012

JOB OPENINGS RISE IN U.S.; NORTH KOREA NOT STANDING DOWN   Precious metals prices have been trading rather briskly today, with the Gold price staying relatively close to $1,655 mark after swinging lower at mid-morning. Economic pressures, foreign and domestic, continue to prey on prices of precious metals. Commerzbank’s Eugene Weinberg said, “I think that for another couple of months Gold is likely to stay under pressure … but looking forward, by the end... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/10/2012

STRING OF BAD DATA BOOSTS DEMAND FOR METALS Demand for Gold and Silver is pushing prices upward at the moment after missed estimates on economic data. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. economy is “far from having fully recovered,” speaking in regard to the disappointing jobs report released Friday. In addition, China u... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 4/9/2012

CRUDE OIL PRICES DOWN; SYRIA’S PEACE PLAN IS VOID   Gold held on to its gains for the day after unsatisfactory U.S. jobs data was released Friday. Many investors are predicting the data may lead to more U.S. economic stimulus measures. “In the next few months, the market will not only begin to price in the Fed’s sustained policy but will price in for furt... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report- 4/9/2012

WEAK JOBS REPORTS MOVE STOCKS LOWER, GOLD UP    Markets were closed Friday, when the dismal jobs report was released. It was expected that equity markets would open weak and Gold prices would climb today, and this is exactly what appears to be happening. The disappointing jobs report has increased expectations that the Fed may be forced into Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/6/2012

MARKETS CLOSED; WHAT WILL SUNDAY BRING?   There is no doubt that today’s weak jobs report is going to affect markets once they open after the holidays. U.S. stock futures plunged triple digits after this morning’s jobs report was released. The U.S. stock market will open at 8 a.m. (CDT) Monday, while Gold and Silver markets will re-open at 5 p.m. (CDT) Sunday. Gold and Silver prices recently dropped to ... Read More
US Dollar Prices are in USD

Precious Metal Prices
4/24/2014 3:29:13 PM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,291.30 $1,293.30 $6.70
Silver $19.64 $19.74 $0.25
Platinum $1,403.30 $1,413.30 $9.40
Palladium $797.00 $802.00 $14.90
4/24/2014 3:29:13 PM EST

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