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Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/22/2012

ANALYSTS EXPECT HIGH RETURNS IN 2012 FOR GOLD, SILVER   Silver is in high demand around the globe now, but especially in India as the white metal has regained its luster. The attraction to Silver in India comes from how the metal is perceived. It is looked at as bringing good luck and prosperity along with being more affordable for some. “People’... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/22/2012

GOLD STARTS REBOUND ON CREDIT DOWNGRADE OF BANKS   Precious Metals prices dropped throughout the day Thursday, largely on the Federal Reserve’s disappointing announcement and the late-day credit downgrade to a number of international and domestic banks. Analyst Nic Brown said, “Since August, September, Gold has been trading like any other commodity. The one thing that will support prices this year is the potential for further aggressive monetary stimulus... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/21/2012

GOLD PRICE DROPS 3 PERCENT Precious Metals prices are feeling the effects from the Federal Reserve’s announcement Wednesday that there would not be further stimulus at this time, with prices dropping. Analysts and investors are cynical in their outlook for the American economy and commodities. Kyle Cooper at IAF Advisors said,... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/21/2012

METALS LOSE GROUND AS JOBLESS CLAIMS GROW   Precious Metals were trading lower this morning, along with most other markets around the world. American stock futures cut early losses after the release of the weekly jobless claims report, even though that report showed a net gain of 1,000 claims in the past two w... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/20/2012

‘TWIST’ A LITTLE LONGER; PRECIOUS METALS THE DANCE PARTNER?   Although quantitative easing (QE) was not announced, the extension of the Fed’s Operation Twist has dropped Precious Metals prices for the time being. The outlook for Precious Metals remains tied to any Federal Reserve indication of further QE, as well as the European economic situation. Adviser Bill O’Neill said, “At least for the near term, it’s mainly a short term negative for Gold because ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/20/2012

FED MONETARY POLICY DECISION EXPECTED TODAY   American stock futures are trading slightly higher this morning, while the Gold price has dropped. This movement comes ahead of a highly anticipated Federal Reserve policy decision that could bring about a new round of quantitative easing. Nick Beecroft of Saxo Capital Market... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/19/2012

WHAT WILL BE GOLD’S NEXT MOVE? POTENTIAL QE3 ANNOUNCEMENT WEDNESDAY    Precious Metals prices have remained stable throughout the day following this morning’s trends with little movement. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is set to hold a news conference Wednesday, where additional easing measures are expected to be announced. Anne-Laure Tremblay from BNP Paribas wrote in a note to clients, “Probable actions include interest rate cuts by the European Cent... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/19/2012

TIME TO SOUND ALARM ABOUT SPAIN?   Precious Metals prices have been steady or rising through early morning trading. Investors are wary of world events and slowly re-establishing their safe haven mentality regarding global and domestic economic situations. The Federal Open Market Committee is set to release a statement Wednesday. Analyst Lynette Tan said, “Ahead of the FOMC meeting, Gold bugs will watch for signs of more quantitative easing or an extensio... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/18/2012

EUROPE IN CROSSHAIRS OF G20 LEADERS   First on the list of priorities at the meeting of the leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies is -- no surprise here -- the financial crisis in Europe that has been stewing for over two years now. President Barack Obama has scheduled one-on-one meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the European crisis,... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/18/2012

GREECE VOTES FOR AUSTERITY, BUT SPAIN HOLDS DOWN OPTIMISM American stock futures, Gold, and Silver are all trading flat or lower this morning. Optimism from Greece’s election is wearing thin thanks to renewed worries from Spain. In Greece, Sunday’s election seems to be a victory for a pro-austerity party, though investors seem to b... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/15/2012

SUNDAY SHOULD BE A DAY TO REMEMBER    No, this is not referring to Sunday night’s NBA Finals Game 3 between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder. It’s about the Greek election, which could prove to be one of the most important economic events in the world this year. For a small country, Greece is going to have a major effect on the global economy. Why is the outcome of this election Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/15/2012

GREEK ELECTION HAS INVESTORS POISED TO ACT      Precious Metals are on the rise this morning ahead of what is viewed as a key Greek election. Global investors are most likely moving from their cash positions to the safe haven of Gold. Analyst Andrey Kryuchenkov said, “Not many will dare take on fresh longs ahead of the weekend given Gold's peculiar behavior recently, when it swings back and forth with or against risk sentiment.” In a note ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/14/2012

U.K. CENTRAL BANK STIMULUS LIFTS MARKETS   The United Kingdom Treasury and Bank of England are preparing to embark on two economic stimulus measures. The measures are designed to spur lending and give a boost to credit markets. In one measure, the Bank of England will create an additional 5 billion pounds per month, th... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/14/2012

GLOBAL CONCERNS GROWING AHEAD OF GREEK ELECTION   Gold is on the rise, while the euro has remained steady ahead of this weekend’s Greek elections. The yellow metal was powered by weaker than expected American retail and inflation data released Wednesday, and it appears to remain on that path. Investors are assuming German bonds may begin to lose their safe haven appeal with future elections along with Europe’s economic predicament. “Such a scenario... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/14/2012

GOLD MAY BENEFIT THANKS TO PATHETIC BOND YIELDS   American stock futures are mostly flat this morning, with many investors seemingly unsure how to react to recent developments in Europe and the United States. David Morrison of GFT Markets said, “As we have seen many times recently, the previous day’s price action has been ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Marketing Report, 6/13/2012

PRECIOUS METALS VOLATILE AHEAD OF KEY GREEK ELECTION   Precious Metals prices, although higher today, are still experiencing a lot of volatility through the day due to growing concerns over the eurozone debt crisis. Though risk remains elevated in the eurozone, Gold is holding steady. Domestic and sovereign concerns are hinged on central banks’ offerings of support. Analyst David Wilson said, “(Federal Reserve Chairman Ben) Bernanke, in comments made to ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/13/2012

GLOBAL EASING AMOUNTS TO $6 TRILLION SINCE 2008   American stock futures are pointing to a lower start, and were pushed even lower after a report indicated retail sales fell in May. Jim Reid of Deutsche Bank said, “In reality, price action is likely to remain unpredictable as we move towards this weekend, as position squaring ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 06/12/2012

FED CONFIRMS RECESSION’S EFFECT ON MIDDLE CLASS WEALTH   A report released by the Federal Reserve on Tuesday confirmed what many Americans already knew: The Great Recession wiped out a significant amount of household wealth and hit the middle class especially hard. Median net worth in the United States declined by 38... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/12/2012

MORE EUROPEAN COUNTRIES ADDED TO WORRY LIST   Precious Metals prices have remained relatively steady, rising a bit during early morning trading. Some analysts are saying that the safe haven appeal of Gold is borne not of the eurozone worries, but actually what those worries could do to the U.S. economy. Analyst Nic Brown said, “Gold is sitting, waiting for something to happen, but I would argue it is waiting for something to happen in the United States, ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/11/2012

THE REACTIONS TO THE SPAIN BAILOUT ARE PESSIMISTIC   Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is forecasting a 23 percent return in a year for industrial metals, with Gold as one of the top picks. Jeffrey Currie, head of commodities research, said, “Although the macroeconomic backdrop still remains uncertain, particularly in Europe, we believe that the ... Read More

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

GOLD, SILVER PRICES UP ON SPANISH BAILOUT   Gold and Silver prices both opened higher Sunday on the announcement this past weekend that Spain agreed to a $125 billion (American dollars) bailout. The devil is always in the details, and although the details of this agreement are still unknown, both equity and Precious Metals markets have reacted favorably. The mone... Read More

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