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Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/12/2012

GOLD TRADING TIGHTLY; STOCKS DOWN AGAIN ON GREEK UNCERTAINTY Gold has given up early gains today as the price continues to hover around $1,730 on news of considerable demand for the metal in India and reports of a drop in Japanese gross domestic product (GDP). Japan’s GDP fell 0.9 percent in the third quarter, standing as a stron... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/12/2012

GREECE PASSES 2013 BUDGET; GOLD POISED FOR HIGH DEMAND U.S. stock futures are up this morning as markets were buoyed by both economic data out of China and news that Greece has passed a 2013 budget. Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital, said, “The news out of China (trade, exports reaching a five-mont... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/9/2012

GOLD GAINS FOR FIFTH SESSION; LEADERS TO MEET ON FISCAL CLIFF NEXT WEEK The price of Gold went up for the fifth session in a row today as investors wanting to hedge against an uncertain economic future increased their holdings of the yellow metal. Anticipation over the direction of United States monetary policy in the wake of Tuesday’s presidential election, along with fears about the upcoming fiscal cliff, drove ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/9/2012

CONSUMER SENTIMENT IN TUG OF WAR WITH FISCAL CLIFF U.S. stocks are up, taking a bite out of the S&P index’s biggest weekly decline since June. A better than expected report on consumer sentiment has added life to an otherwise worried market. Post-election stresses have been weighing on the market since the election. David Kelly, ch... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/9/2012

FOCUS ON “POTENTIAL FOR A FISCAL-POLICY ACCIDENT” IN U.S. United States stock futures, Gold, Silver, and Palladium are all trading relatively flat in early-morning trading. Michael Gavin of Barclays said, “The primary market focus seems likely to remain on U.S. politics and the potential for a fiscal-policy accident in the months to come.” He ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/8/2012

MONETARY POLICY AND FISCAL CLIFF PUSH GOLD UP Today investor concern turned in a different direction with the main focus being on global monetary policies. Gold is on the rise in the aftermath of the U.S. presidential elections. Investors are aware and uneasy with the fiscal cliff approaching us within the next 54 days. “I think wi... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/8/2012

GOLD RISES AND STOCKS FALL ON NEWS FROM EUROZONE The Gold price has risen today, following the euro’s rise after the European Central Bank (ECB) reaffirmed its intentions to pursue recently adopted monetary policy. Europe is in the spotlight today “with the ECB keeping accommodative policy in place and rates steady,” Jeffrey Wright, a managing director at Gl... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/8/2012

TRADE DEFICIT SHRINKS; JOBLESS CLAIMS HARD TO PIN DOWN The number of people filing for unemployment benefits fell by 8,000 last week; however, the effects of Hurricane Sandy are playing a big part in these numbers. One state claims that the loss of electricity because of the storm is suppressing filings. Others are claiming that workers who have lost jobs due to the storm are beginning to file. Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/7/2012

STOCKS PLUMMET FOLLOWING ELECTION AND FISCAL CLIFF GRIDLOCK WORRIES The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 312 points today, making it the largest single-day plunge of 2012. Now that the presidential election results are finalized, investors are shifting their focus towards the United States’ impending “fiscal cliff.” With more than Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/7/2012

GOLD’S ELECTION REACTION, EUROPE’S CLOUDY FUTURE Now that the U.S. election is over, all eyes are back on the economic issues. Gold started the day higher, but the price has fallen in morning trading. One main issue is that the United States Congress is split between the two major parties and the fear is that there will be no headway in balancing the budget. Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/7/2012

GOLD PRICE JUMPS AFTER OBAMA WIN The Gold price is giving up some early gains it enjoyed after President Barack Obama won a second term in the White House last night. Though the election is over, important issues are far from ending. Next up on the docket is the fiscal cliff at the end of the year. The President is now tasked with reaching a deal with a Republican-held House of Representatives, which is ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/6/12

PRECIOUS METALS RISING TODAY; GREECE IN PROTEST MODE The Precious Metals market has shown positive gains today for a couple of reasons. The big reason is the presidential election in the United States. Many experts believe President Obama will win a second term in office, and that has given the markets a boost. “The prime driver ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/6/2012

METALS ON THE MOVE AHEAD OF U.S. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS Precious Metals prices are quickly rising as the market awaits the final results of the U.S. Presidential elections today. Analysts have predicted if President Barack Obama is re-elected it would be positive for Gold due to the probability of additional Federal Reserve stimulus being needed. If Mitt Romney is elected, it is thought by many tha... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/6/2012

GOLD PRICE EYES U.S. ELECTION U.S. stock futures and Precious Metals are up across the board this morning, as Americans are slated to elect the next U.S. President. The fact that both stocks and Metals are gaining seems to be foreshadowing the close race which is expected throughout the day and night, with recent reports saying that... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/5/2012

HOW WILL THE U.S. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS AFFECT GOLD? Gold prices are gaining today as the U.S. Presidential election approaches, which has been the focal point for 2012 in the investment market. The speculation on which candidate will be elected and what they will bring to the table has been strong today as many have shared their outlook for wh... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/5/2012

POLITICS PUT INVESTORS ON THE SIDELINES The two largest economies in the world, the U.S. and China, both had investors sitting on the sidelines this weekend. The U.S. presidential vote is tomorrow, while on Thursday, China’s ruling Communist Party starts its 18th National Congress. At this congress it will see a new generation of leaders that will hold power for the next 10 years. Investors are showing caution while strategists are saying it may not be time to be o... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/2/2012

GOLD AND STOCKS DROP AS ELECTION LOOMS A combination of several factors contributed to Gold ending the day the lowest it has been since the latter part of August. With the upcoming election generating uncertainty with investors and the report that October’s non-farm payrolls exceeded expectations, the dollar experienced a surge that pushed Gold down. Prices for Silver, Pla... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/2/2012

JOBS DATA PUSHES GOLD DOWN — NOT ENOUGH TO BUOY STOCKS Gold has fallen drastically today as the dollar made gains following better-than-expected reports on nonfarm payroll data. Today’s price dip could be the largest single-day drop since late August. The metal is now trading around pre-QE3 levels on another positive jobs report. B... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/2/2012

OCTOBER JOBS REPORT ENCOURAGING; GOLD DROPS BELOW KEY LEVEL The final jobs report before Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election showed an increase of 171,000 new jobs in October, which is higher than many analysts predicted. However, the unemployment rate in the country also increased to 7.9 percent. The U.S. dollar gained and Precious Metal prices fell after the news, with Silver dropping below $32 and Go... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/1/2012

U.S. JOBLESS REPORT RELEASED TOMORROW COULD IMPACT GOLD PRICE AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS Gold began to feel pressure today from the U.S. dollar as it strengthened from positive economic data.  Precious metals are facing an unknown future, from U.S. Presidential elections to the fiscal cliff, and analysts believe if the news is negative from either event, it could increase gold’s price.  "Before the ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/1/2012

SLOW GROWTH COULD LEAD TO BAD NEWS FOR FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks have gained approximately 1% so far today as Gold and Silver have turned downwards.  Economic data from the U.S. and China supported thoughts of a growing global economy, according to Scott Wren of Wells Fargo Advisors.  Wren said, “The data still tells me we’re in a modest growth ... Read More

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