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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/28/2011

AT 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,412.10 Silver price - $33.95 Platinum price - $1,810.90 Palladium price - $800.30   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices all ended in positive territory today as investors looked for a hedge against political instability in the Middle East. With volatile situations in Libya, Bahrain, Oman and nervousness elsewhere in the region, gold was the ans... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Report – 2/28/2011

At 1PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,409.30 Silver price - $33.70 Platinum price - $1,808.80 Palladium price - $796.70   COMMENTARY: The continuing tension in the Middle East has kept bullion prices mostly in positive territory. However, Gold was weakening slightly as we entered mid-day trading. Adding further pressure to the Libyan situation was the action by the Obama Adminis... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 2/28/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,412.90 Silver price - $33.56 Platinum price - $1,809.80 Palladium price - $790.50   COMMENTARY: All of the metals are moving higher this morning. Gold spot price is up $2.60 – Silver spot price is up $0.57 – Platinum spot price is up $5.70 – Palladium spot price is up $3.00. Rising oil prices are putting modest pressure on precious m... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/25/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1.411.00 Silver price - $33.42 Platinum price - $1,808.90 Palladium price - $792.90   COMMENTARY: Stagflation: a condition of slow economic growth and relatively high unemployment accompanied by a rise in prices, or inflation. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/25/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold - $1,409.10 Silver - $33.04 Platinum - $1,803.00 Palladium - $789.60 COMMENTARY:  The GDP has not risen as much as the original estimate, which does not seem to be affecting the price of gold and silver at this time. Stocks are advancing after three straight days... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 2/25/2011

At 8:04 AM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1,409.20 Silver price - $33.02 Platinum price - $1,793.10 Palladium price - $786.60 COMMENTARY: The stock market seems to be on the move with oil starting to stabilize over news from Libya that Moammar Gadhafi’s grip is slipping, especiall... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Report - 2/24/2011

At 4 PM (CT) the precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1,415.30 Silver price - $33.24 Platinum price - $1787.00 Palladium price - $779.50   COMMENTARY:  Precious metals came down off record highs today as sales were spurred by investors as a result of these highs. Matt Zeman, a metals trader at LaSalle Futures Group in Chicago, says, Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Report - 2/24/2011

At 12 PM (CT) the precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1,415.30 Silver price - $33.24 Platinum price - $1787.00 Palladium price - $779.50 COMMENTARY: The global concerns about the situation in Libya are still present. Countries are now looking to extract their citizens as quickly as poss... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/24/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,414.90 Silver price - $33.27 Platinum price - $1,778.20 Palladium price - $771.50   COMMENTARY: Gold spot price is up 40 cents – Silver price is down 11 cents – Platinum spot price is up $1.50 – Palladium price is down $5.00 As you can see, the precious metals market is hovering this morning in a tight trading range. Oil prices continue t... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 2/23/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1,412.60 Silver price - $33.59 Platinum price - $1,784.50 Palladium price - $780.90 COMMENTARY:The DOW industrials fell again today and is suffering triple-digit declines in the back-to-back sessions for the first time in eight months, and Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/23/2011

At 12:30PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold - $1,413.40 Silver - $33.52 Platinum - $1,779.50 Palladium - $781.00 COMMENTARY:  Stocks have started to topple after rebounding early this morning thanks to poor industrial results.  There are fears that the Dow could fall by more than 100 poi... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver – 2/23/2011

At 8:12 AM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1403.40 Silver price - $33.16 Platinum price - $1793.40 Palladium price - $810.00 COMMENTARY: The major news at the start of the day still revolves around the Middle East political unrest. According to the Italian Foreign Prime Minister Franco Frattini, “We believe that estimates of about 1,000 [deaths] are credibl... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 2/22/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1,399.60 Silver price - $33.11 Platinum price - $1,792.00 Palladium price - $806.30   COMMENTARY:  Gold and silver are still up on the day in response to the unrest in the Middle East, whereas platinum and palladium traded down due to their industrial ties. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 2/22/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1,399.30 Silver price - $32.93 Platinum price - $1,786.80 Palladium price - $805.00 COMMENTARY: The stock market is down 150 points and it’s dragging the industrial precious metals along with it. Platinum spot price is currently down $56.50 and palladium price has dropped $54.50. Gold and silver have come off the day’s highs, but their safe-haven appeal c... Read More

Mid-Day gold & Silver Market Report – 2/22/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,399.30 Silver price - $32.93 Platinum price - $1,786.80 Palladium price - $805.00   COMMENTARY: The stock market is down 150 points and they are dragging the industrial precious metals along with it. Platinum spot price is currently down $56.50 and palladium price has sunk $54.50. Gold and silver have come off the day’s highs, but their safe ha... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/22/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,403.20 Silver price - $33.34 Platinum price - $1,824.00 Palladium price - $838.40   COMMENTARY: Gold and silver prices are once again on the move as they rebound from overnight profit taking. Gold spot price is up $14.10 and silver price is up 96 cents. These moves are a result of the safe haven appeal of gold and silver. Platinum and palladium o... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/21/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold – $1,407.50 Silver – $33.95 Platinum – $1,854.00 Palladium – $861.00 COMMENTARY:  Since the precious metals market was closed at 12:15 (CT) the prices have held steady, allowing people to take advantage of the prices after such a sharp rise on the morning. Gold has risen above the predicted Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/21/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold – $1,407.10 Silver – $33.95 Platinum – $1,854.00 Palladium – $860.00 COMMENTARY:  As the precious metals market prepares to close at 12:15 PM (CT), prices continue to rise. Libya’s credit rating has taken a hit from Fitch Ratings amid the political turmoil they... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price -$1,403.40 Silver price -$33.50 Platinum price - $1,847.80 Palladium price - $861.30 COMMENTARY: The US Stock Market is closed for President's Day. The precious metals market will close today at 12:15 (CT) and then reopen at 5:15 (CT). As always, the APMEX web site is open 24/7 and we are open for customer telephone calls from 7AM – 5PM CT; Monday- Friday. Our of... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/18/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,389.90 Silver price - $32.70 Platinum price - $1,838.40 Palladium price -$852.60   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices for the most part moved up today with silver leading the way in a very volatile trading session. Silver spot price almost breached $33.00 before settling back to $32.70. Gold spot price was up $4.30 – Silver price was up $1.05 – P... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/18/2011

Gold price - $1,390.90 Silver price - $32.80 Platinum price - $1,845.20 Palladium price - $859.00   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are taking off today, but silver is skyrocketing. It is up over 6% in just the last couple of days. Gold spot price is currently up $5.30 – Silver price is up $1.15 – Platinum price is up $1.20 – Palladium price is up $14.00 It is our opinion that the same forces applying upward... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/18/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,385.80 Silver price - $31.83 Platinum price - $1,838.10 Palladium price - $849.80   COMMENTARY: Gold and silver prices are up slightly this morning, despite the announcement that China raised bank reserves by 50 basis points. This move to curb infl... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/17/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold – $1,384.90 Silver – $31.81 Platinum – $1,847.70 Palladium – $845.30 COMMENTARY: Precious metals prices are still on the rise this afternoon, with gold at a 5-week high and silver at a 30-year high.  The driving force continues to be the unrest in the Middle E... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/17/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,384.30 Silver price - $31.53 Platinum price - $1,844.00 Palladium price - $844.70 COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are moving up on continued fears about inflation, the US budget, the European debt crisis and the violent protests we see spreading in the Middle East.... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/17/2011

At 8 AM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price – $1382.70 Silver price – $30.84 Platinum price – $1836.00 Palladium price – $841.10 COMMENTARY: So far this morning there are a few concerns that seem to be increasing the safe haven appeal of gold on a local and global level. As was discussed here yesterday abo... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –2/16/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,376.50 Silver price - $30.74 Platinum price  -$1,833.00 Palladium price - $843.10   COMMENTARY:Precious metal prices traded within a tight range despite Iranian warships cruising into the Mediterranean Sea and a fairly alarming Producer Price Index report. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/16/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,376.00 Silver price - $30.71 Platinum price - $1,833.50 Palladium price - $840.50   COMMENTARY: When President Mubarak stepped down in Egypt, it was a beginning and not an end. There is still much uncertainty and unrest in a volatile situation. Not all workers... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/16/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price -$1,372.90 Silver price - $30.68 Platinum price - $1,830.00 Palladium price - $841.50   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are slightly down as we open, which leads me to believe that the news only minutes ago, that the PPI came in at .8% has not begun to spread. Gold spot price is off slightly by $1.70 – Silver price down 9 cents – Platinum spot pri... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/15/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,374.80 Silver price - $30.81 Platinum price - $1,834.40 Palladium price - $838.80   COMMENTARY:  G-20 Summits normally receive a great deal of press coverage prior to their meetings. Well, they are getting ready to meet again this week and they are bare... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/15/2011

At 12PM (CT), the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold - $1,373.20 Silver – $30.73 Platinum – $1,831.90 Palladium – $842.80 COMMENTARY: Precious metals are trading slightly lower since the morning commentary amid a Wall Street slump. Retail earnings came in underwhelming, which is likely what is causing stocks to be down. Anot... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 2/15/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,376.70 Silver price - $30.92 Platinum price - $1,846.00 Palladium price - $849.60   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are moving up as Gold spot price has risen $11.10 – Silver price is up 32 cents – Platinum spot price is up $18.40 – Palladium price is up $14.80 Precious metal prices are largely... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Report – 2/14/2011

At 4 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price – $1362.40 Silver price – $30.65 Platinum price – $1832.70 Palladium price – $835.50 COMMENTARY: Precious metals were on the rise today with news of the President’s deficit budget of $1.1 trillion over the next 10 years being revealed this morning. The Republicans feel that Obama is not cutting back as muc... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/14/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price – $1,365.60 Silver price – $30.58 Platinum price – $1828.00 Palladium price – $834.50 COMMENTARY: The big news of the day still revolves around President Obama’s budget announcement looking to cut $1.1 trillion over the next ten years. A couple of large pieces to the... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/14/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,363.30 Silver price - $30.32 Platinum price - $1,830.70 Palladium price - $826.00   COMMENTARY: All precious metals prices except for gold were up in the overnight trading hours. As we begin the trading day, now even Gold spot price is up $2.40 – Silver price is up 26 cents – Platinum spot price is up $17.20 – Palladium price is up $9.30 ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Report – 2/11/2011

At 4 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price – $1357.40 Silver price – $29.96 Platinum price – $1805.00 Palladium price – $815.50 COMMENTARY: Precious metals trended down today on the news that President Mubaraks has stepped down. Precious metal prices had been fairly stable despite the on going turmoil. Worldwide inflation concerns had driven precious metals prices up earlier in the week. Silver had on... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/11/2011

At 12 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price – $1357.90 Silver price – $29.88 Platinum price – $1811.30 Palladium price – $817.00 COMMENTARY: The startling news of President Mubarak reversing course and stepping down in Egypt, after refusing to step down yesterday, has caused... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/11/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,365.30 Silver price - $30.13 Platinum price - $1,833.40 Palladium price - $824.20   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices were lower in early morning trading, but they have rebounded to where Gold spot price is up $2.30 – Silver price is down 3 cents – Platinum spot price is up $2.60 – Palladium price is up $1.30. All eyes remain on Egypt. Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Report – 2/10/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price -$1,364.40 Silver price - $30.24 Platinum price - $1,830.00 Palladium price - $824.00   COMMENTARY: Excepting platinum, precious metal prices continued to rebound this afternoon, but they did finish down for the day. It will be interesting to see what takes place tomorrow in both the equity and precious metals markets. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report -2/10/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,363.40 Silver price - $30.13 Platinum price - $1,833.50 Palladium price - $821.90   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are rebounding off their morning lows. Gold spot price has recover $8.90 – Silver prices have come back 22 cents – Platinum price has gained $1.50 – Palladium spot price has clawed back $1.30 Neither stock nor precious me... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/10/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,354.50 Silver price - $29.91 Platinum price - $1,832.00 Palladium price - $820.00   COMMENTARY: Gold spot price is currently off $11.50 – Silver spot is down 44 cents – Platinum spot price is off $27.40 – Palladium price is down $8.50 Despite jobless claims dropping to their lowest levels since J... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/8/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,365.10 Silver price - $30.40 Platinum price - $1,859.20 Palladium price - $840.40   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices surged today and gold may get a continued boost as JP Morgan joined the two biggest futures markets in allowi... 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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