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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

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/8/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,369.00 Silver price - $30.31 Platinum price - $1,861.70 Palladium price - $840.60   COMMENTARY: Gold prices continue to surge and are now up $20.30. Silver spot price has once again crossed $30 and is up 90 cents on the day. Platinum spot price is up $17.50 and palladium price is up $19.60 Inflation has the market’s attention today. Whe... Read More

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

At 8AM the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,363.70 Silver price - $29.75 Platinum price - $1,852.20 Palladium price - $825.00   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are beginning to rise as Gold spot is currently up $15.00 –Silver price is up 34 cents – Platinum spot price is up $7.20 – Palladium price is up $4.00 The news that China is raising int... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/7/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1,351.80 Silver price - $29.43 Platinum price - $1,840.80 Palladium price - $820.00 COMMENTARY: Precious metals struggled today as physical buying supported prices but technical selling kept the prices from really taking off. Gold is currently trending below its 100 day moving average ($1,362.20), which is usually the best time to buy. There is news that Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/7/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1,350.00 Silver price - $29.39 Platinum price - $1,845.60 Palladium price - $821.50 COMMENTARY: Overall, precious metal prices have remained relatively stable for the day. The stock market seems to be rebounding with all the corporate deals and earnings, highli... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/7/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metals prices were: Gold price - $1,353.00 Silver price - $29.36 Platinum price - $1,848.50 Palladium price - $822.30   COMMENTARY: Just when investors thought it was safe to go back into the water, news of hackers successfully infiltrating NASDAQ computers will be yet another blow to i... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/4/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,350.00 Silver price - $29.19 Platinum price - $1,846.50 Palladium price - $817.00   COMMENTARY:  Precious metals prices today are moving in different directions with gold and palladium trending down while silver and platinum have moved up. As referenced before, the mixed information about the ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/4/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold – $1,348.40 Silver – $28.99 Platinum – $1846.40 Palladium – $818.50 COMMENTARY: The precious metals market is mixed today, with gold and palladium slightly down, and silver and platinum slightly up. Gold is shying away from a two-week high, which was hit yesterday. As mentioned this morning, ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 2/4/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,356.00 Silver price – $29.13 Platinum price - $1,844.30 Palladium price – $817.00   COMMENTARY: Economists had anticipated an increase of 145,000 in non-farm payrolls, but today's report just came out with a disappointing number of only 36,000.  The overall unemployment rate somehow still dropped... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/3/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,356.60 Silver price - $28.99 Platinum price - $1,840.60 Palladium price - $822.20   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices surged shortly before 12 Noon (CT) and maintained these gains throughout the afternoon. Most analysts attribute this to safe haven buying a... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/3/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,354.90 Silver price - $28.87 Platinum price - $1,842.00 Palladium price - $822.30   COMMENTARY: After trading lower for most of the morning precious metal prices have surged in the past twenty minutes. Gold spot price is now up $22.30 – Silver price is up 51 cents – Platinum price is up $13.40 – Palladium spot price is up $9.80 It is un... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/3/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,338.10 Silver price - $28.50 Platinum price - $1,832.40 Palladium price - $813.00   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices were down in overnight trading, but they are rebounding this morning. Gold spot price is up $5.50 – Silver price is up 14 cents – Platinum spot price is up $3.80 – Palladium spot is up 50 cents Egypt continues to dominate ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –1/31/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,338.30 Silver price - $28.02 Platinum price - $1,797.20 Palladium price - $818.00   COMMENTARY: Precious metals are down slightly from the mid-day commentary (save silver) in spite of the continued negative news coming out of Egypt. Richard Bove, banking analyst at Rochadale Securities, says that Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/31/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,338.50 Silver price - $28.44 Platinum price - $1,799.20 Palladium price - $824.50   COMMENTARY: As suspected, precious metal prices have made a strong comeback since this morning's commentary. The end-game for the crisis in Egypt is not clear and tensions remain. Egypt’s largest private employer, Or... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/31/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,327.10 Silver price - $27.89 Platinum price - $1,783.50 Palladium price -$809.00   COMMENTARY: I must confess I am surprised by early market indicators already discounting the news coming out of Egypt. I suppose it gets boring watching the rioting footage day after day and people are ready to move on to the next story. The unrest must be quietin... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –1/28/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,338.30 Silver price - $28.02 Platinum price - $1,797.20 Palladium price - $818.00   COMMENTARY: The protests going on in Egypt were the big game changers today and they do have the attention of the world. The fear is not only the awkward position it puts the West, as we ar... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/28/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold – $1,344.50 Silver – $28.03 Platinum – $1,804.70 Palladium – $820.10 COMMENTARY: Gold and silver are turning their early morning losses into decent gains. The unrest over the situation in Egypt seems to be supporting the safe haven appeal of precious metals, while driving stock prices down. Earlier, we mentioned th... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/28/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,315.10 Silver price - $26.86 Platinum price - $1,789.60 Palladium price - $809.30   COMMENTARY: The economy grew at a slightly less than expected 3.2% in the fourth quarter. It was supported by the largest gain in consumer spending in over four years. However, the unemployment picture remains bleak e... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/27/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold - $1,315.00 Silver - $26.98 Platinum - $1789.20 Palladium – $806.20 COMMENTARY: The precious metals market is down this afternoon.  Some say the safe-haven demand of gold and the other metals is down amid the optimism of the global economic outlook.  Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/27/2011

At 12 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price: $1,322.50 Silver price: $27.13 Platinum price: $1,801.00 Palladium price: $813.40 COMMENTARY: Precious metals are definitely on the move today, as the initial positive economic data and potential increases in global interest rates had tempered the safe haven appeal of gold. However, the news reg... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/27/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,336.40 Silver price - $27.59 Platinum price - $1,808.00 Palladium price - $814.70   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices surged yesterday on the Fed announcement that the economy was not showing significant recovery an... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –1/26/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,347.70 Silver price - $27.63 Platinum price - $1,812.60 Palladium price - $814.80   COMMENTARY:The Federal Open Market Committee announcement was not at all bullish on the economy nor was it impressed with the growth seen so far. Precious metal... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/26/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold – $1,333.20 Silver – $27.10 Platinum – $1,796.50 Palladium – $805.70 COMMENTARY: Gold is trading slightly down today, while silver and platinum are modestly up and palladium holding on to good gains. The stock markets are mostly higher today, and the Dow Jones I... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/26/2011

At 8AM the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,332.90 Silver price - $26.88 Platinum price - $1,793.40 Palladium price - $792.30   COMMENTARY: No matter what your thoughts are on President Obama’s State of the Union Address last night, there were indicators his administration would be more business friendly and there was an appeal that we have turned the corner and we are heading for better econo... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 1/25/2011

At 4 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold: $1,334.00 Silver: $26.89 Platinum: $1,788.30 Palladium: $783.00 COMMENTARY:  Precious metals continue to trade down today. Gold price fell to 3-month low, and is down 6% for the year. Experts say that the rate hike from the Reserve Bank of India (as well as rate hikes in China) has likely reduced the physical demand for precious metals. In a contrary view... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 1/25/2011

At 12 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold: $1,333.70 Silver: $26.90 Platinum: $1,786.10 Palladium: $786.00 COMMENTARY: The safe-haven appeal of precious metals seems to be waning over increased consumer confidence and the outlook for jobs looking a lot more favorable. The e... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/25/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold - $1,330.10 Silver – $26.92 Platinum - $1,787.40 Palladium – $785.10 COMMENTARY:  Precious metals prices are dipping in early morning trading. Commerzbank analyst Daniel Briesemann explained that investors aren’t feeling as much of a need for safety as they were just a few short weeks ago, when... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report -1/24/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices: Gold price - $1,335.00 Silver price - $26.98 Platinum price - $1,815.40 Palladium price  - $812.00   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices gave into selling pressure and dipped this afternoon with Gold spot price off $8.10 – Silver spot price off 51 cents – Platinum price down $5.90 – Palladium price is down $5.80 The corrections going on in the precious me... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/24/2011

At 12PM the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,345.00 Silver price - $27.34 Platinum price - $1,817.20 Palladium price -$816.40   COMMENTARY: Precious metal trading may be in for a bumpy ride today, as mixed messages make their way into the market. The US Dollar was down 0.41%, but the stock marke... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/24/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,348.30 Silver price - $27.38 Platinum price - $1,822.70 Palladium price - $819.00   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are up in early morning trading as recent price drops attract current investors. Generally, current investors buy as the price drops to add to their positions, whi... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/21/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price -$1,343.40 Silver price -$27.56  Platinum price - $1,829.70 Palladium price - $823.40   COMMENTARY:Considering that precious metal prices began the day retreating sharply, there was quite a nice turn around. Gold rallied to only being down $4.30, while silver was up 2 cents, platinum was up $10.80 and palladium rallies up $8.20. A positive econ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/21/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold – $1,344.00 Silver – $27.39 Platinum – $1,822.50 Palladium – $817.00 COMMENTARY: Gold and silver prices are down slightly at the moment (silver previously recovered all losses from the day before dipping back down), and platinum and palladium are up slightly. The U.S. stock market is up today mostly on the tails of Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/21/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,345.10 Silver price -$27.38 Platinum price - $1,819.00 Palladium price - $815.00   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are bouncing off morning lows and platinum spot price is now in the black. In 2010, China imported 40%... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/20/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,346.80 Silver price - $27.53 Platinum price - $1,811.90 Palladium price - $812.90   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices fell in early morning trading and then stabilized.Although precious metals are a long term play for those acquiring the actual physical metal, the popularity of gold has allowed for price movements based on nothing but the day’s ... Read More

Mid- Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/20/2011

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,349.60 Silver price -$27.58 Platinum price - $1,819.00 Palladium price - $813.40   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are down this morning as Brazil is leading a charge to control inflation by raising interest rates.  Investors are watching ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/20/2011

At 8:25AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price: $1350.30 Silver price: $27.88 Platinum price: $1810.50 Palladium price: $805.00 COMMENTARY: The news this morning from an economic standpoint is pretty positive with news of the drop in unemployment benefits claims and the Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/19/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,371.00 Silver price - $28.82 Platinum price - $1,836.50 Palladium price - $816.90 Precious metals are not moving much this afternoon after they took advances earlier in the day. Holding back gold prices a little might be the numbers from IAMGOLD that stated that they were over on their predictions for Q4 production in 2010 from 940,000 to 970,000 which ha... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price – $1,371.50 Silver price – $28.83 Platinum price – $1,826.50 Palladium price – $821.50 COMMENTARY:  Gold is trading slightly up, silver slightly down, while platinum and palladium hold on to their gains. As mentioned earlier, optimism on the industrial side (automobiles, for example) is driving the prices of the latter two precious metals up, along with supp... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/19/2011

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,379.90 Silver price - $29.50 Platinum price - $1,847.30 Palladium price - $824.70   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are up for the third day in a row as a result of a weak dollar and increased demand out of Asia. Platinum hit a 30-month high and palladium continues to go up as ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/18/2011

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,369.20 Silver price - $28.90 Platinum price - $1,828.50 Palladium price - $812.90   COMMENTARY: Higher than expected inflation data from the UK pushed precious metal prices even further up today. In addition, the US Dollar slipped .46% while the Euro gained .55%. The debt crisis abroad and here at ho... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/18/2011

At 1 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price: $1368.20 Silver price: $28.93 Platinum price: $1826.00 Palladium price: $810.80 COMMENTARY: The U.S. Dollar continues to decline against the euro based on improved German business confidence. Gold climbed on the continued uncertainty over the dollar’s decline, Asian physical demand of gold and continued uncertainty o... 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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