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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/21/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES HEAD HIGHER THROUGH DAY   The headlines give the Greek bailout settlement credit for the big move in Gold and Silver prices today, and that was no doubt a factor. However, the wise investor might look deeper. These prices might reflect a world in constant turmoil, and this Greek package (which is not fully approved), might be but a small contributor. Oil prices are beginning to rise ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 2/21/2012

SILVER PRICE UP 20% IN JANUARY; GREECE DEAL GETS MIXED REVIEWS   Precious metals prices continued to climb this morning. A deal was reached for the Greek bailout package, which encouraged a stronger euro and boosted Gold’s price. Andrey Kryuchenkov at VTB Capital said, “The biggest problem for Gold would be a stronger dollar. I remain bullish in the... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/21/2012

PESSIMISM SURROUNDS GREEK BAILOUT; MORE THREATS FROM IRAN European stocks were trading flat this morning, and U.S. stock futures are pointing to a higher opening for Wall Street. Eurozone finance ministers finally approved a second bailout package for Greece late Monday, but pessimism still surrounds the announcement. This was perhaps best explain... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/20/2012

GOLD PRICE UP; ISRAEL MULLS ATTACK ON IRAN’S NUCLEAR PROGRAM   Gold prices ended the day up, buoyed by a Chinese cut in lender reserve requirements and optimism in the markets that Greece’s bailout would be approved by eurozone finance ministers. In an e-mail today, William Adams, the head of research for FastMarkets.com, wrote, “The metals and mar... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/20/2012

GREEK RESOLUTION SEEMS A DONE DEAL, BUT GAPS WILL REMAIN   Precious metals prices continued to rally today on news that Greek debt resolution deal is almost a formality at this point. Consultant Paul Fertig reiterated that point, saying, “It seems today that eurozone finance ministers will approve the 130 billion-euro bailout package for Greece, and that should reduce fear in the financial markets and have a positive impact on the euro in particular. … T... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/20/2012

WEEKEND EVENTS PUSH GOLD, SILVER HIGHER   The New York Stock Exchange is closed for President’s Day, but the precious metals market opened at its regularly scheduled time at 5 p.m. (CST) Sunday. Two events over the weekend pushed precious metals prices upward. First, the People’s Bank of China announced it was cutting major lender’s reserve require... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/17/2012

IS CHINA’S CENTRAL BANK BUILDING GOLD RESERVES?  The first question might be, if the Chinese central bank is increasing Gold reserves, why is this significant? First and foremost, it could have a major effect on Gold prices. The Chinese central bank is the sixth-largest holder of Gold (relative to other central banks), but Gold represents less than 3 p... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/17/2012

WHEN WILL GREEK BAILOUT FINALIZE? VOLATILITY ABOUNDS  Precious metals have been relatively volatile this morning, while technical selling by investors to recoup losses and hopes for a Greek debt resolution continue to influence the markets. Credit Suisse analyst Tom Kendall said, “There is enough risk around the European side of things to keep Gold supported above $1,700, but we are whipping back and forth on whatever the mood seems to be Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/17/2012

GOLD UP ON CHINESE DEMAND, GREEK SITUATION, INFLATION WORRIES   Precious metals prices are trading higher this morning thanks to increasing demand, a stronger euro, and inflationary concerns. As mentioned yesterday, data from the World Gold Council showed that China and India generated 49 percent of demand for Gold as ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/16/2012

MOODY’S WARNS OF RATINGS CUTS; PAYROLL TAX CUT DEAL REACHED   Gold prices ended the day higher again today, pushed upward mid-session by a drop in the dollar, as well as the jump in oil prices brought on by the continued tension between Iran, Israel, and the U.S. “With the euro making a bit of recovery in the midday, Gold is getting support from the ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/16/2012

U.S. NURTURING GROWTH; GREEK BAILOUT GAP SEEN  Precious metals prices have begun to rebound from the morning lows. The promising economic data that is being released has boosted stocks and pointed to a growing economy. Normally, Gold moves against the dollar, and with the euro dropping and dollar rising, that was the case earlier this morning. But Gold’s safe-haven appeal has boosted the metal as fears grow over a “hole” in the Greek bailout. Daniel Smith, an ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/16/2012

GOLD BUYING IN CHINA, INDIA, EUROPE CREATES RECORD DEMAND IN 2011   According to the World’s Gold Council’s annual report, the demand for Gold reached an all-time high in 2011. This was largely because of increased buying in China, India and Europe. Germany and Switzerland were the leading buyers in Europe. The report states that the reason for the increased demand in that part of the world is related t... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/15/2012

GREECE FIGHTS TO SALVAGE BAILOUT; ANOTHER ROUND OF EASING BY THE FED?   Continued uncertainty about Greece’s bailout and tension between Israel and Iran caused investors to turn to the safe haven of Gold today. The precious metal ended the day up by over $10. Prices for Silver and Platinum ended the day up, as well, with only Palladium experiencing a modest drop. Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/15/2012

GREECE FIGHTS TO SALVAGE BAILOUT; ANOTHER ROUND OF EASING BY THE FED? Continued uncertainty about Greece’s bailout and tension between Israel and Iran caused investors to turn to the safe-haven of Gold today.  The precious metal ended the day up by over $10.  Prices for Silver and Platinum ended the day up as well, with only Palladium experiencing a modest drop.  Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 2/15/2012

GOLD IS BETTER STORE OF VALUE, ANALYST SAYS  Gold has maintained its morning gains along with a stronger euro thanks to investors’ curiosity with Greece’s bailout situation. Today’s eurozone finance meeting was canceled and rescheduled as a conference call to discuss whether Greece’s leaders have made sufficient commitmen... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/15/2012

EUROPE GETS VOTE OF CONFIDENCE FROM CHINA   Gold and Silver prices rose in overnight trading, and U.S. stock futures are higher after better-than-expected European economic data.  German and French gross domestic product (GDP) numbers beat expectations, though the eurozone’s GDP as a whole contracted b... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/14/2012

GREEK BAILOUT DECISION DELAYED AGAIN; SYRIA HEADED FOR ALL-OUT WAR?   Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have climbed somewhat. Continued uncertainty over Greece’s debt bailout situation has buoyed the dollar, causing a corresponding drop in the price of Gold. However, one precious metals analyst said... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 2/14/2012

MOODY’S KEEPS WATCH ON U.K., FRANCE   As the euro fell this morning, so did the price of Gold with the news that Moody’s credit rating agency may begin another round of credit rating downgrades in France and the United Kingdom. Lately, Gold has been more sensitive in price with moves in the euro/dollar exchange rate in the short term. In the pas... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/14/2012

EUROPEAN NATIONS NOT SOLD ON GREEK AUSTERITY  Gold pared some losses this morning after reports on retail sales and import and export prices were released. Retail sales rose, though not as much as expected, and the government also revised downward the reading for sales in November. Import and export prices both rose, as well, fairly in line with analysts’ expectations, but those prices fell when no... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/13/2012

REPUBLICANS MAY FORGO SPENDING CUTS; OBAMA SEEKS TAX HIKE ON DIVIDENDS   The Gold price continued creeping lower today, ending the day slightly down as investors were encouraged by Greece’s passage of austerity measures required as part of a European debt bailout deal. Despite the passage, there are doubts as whether they will be implemented. About... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/13/2012

OBAMA’S BUDGET PROPOSAL NOT LIKELY TO PASS; GERMANY IRED BY GREEK INSULTS   Precious metals prices have been on a short, choppy ride in morning trading. There has been quite a bit of volatility based on technical selling, budget proposals, concern with Greece, and to some extent supply (Platinum). COMEX floor trader Jonathan Jossen said price movement is “ Read More
US Dollar Prices are in USD

Precious Metal Prices
4/25/2014 12:38:01 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,291.90 $1,293.90 $1.30
Silver $19.50 $19.60 ($0.15)
Platinum $1,402.50 $1,412.50 $2.90
Palladium $797.00 $802.00 ($1.30)
4/25/2014 12:38:01 AM EST

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