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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/5/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold price – $1,395.00 Silver price – $26.77 Platinum price - $1,771.80 Palladium price - $688.50   COMMENTARY: A recent Reuters poll expects Gold to continue its record climb for another six months. So when do you know when to stop buying? According to one popular financial analyst, gol... Read More

Mid – Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/5/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold price - $1,394.40 Silver price - $26.74 Platinum price - $1,766.40 Palladium price - $688.20   COMMENTARY: Today's active market is an extension of heavy trading and upward price movement,that has been in play all week. Gold began the morning slightly down and then soon shot up, approaching $1400 before backing down to its current level, which is ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/5/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold price - $1,381.40 Silver price - $26.12 Platinum price - $1,752.00 Palladium price - $676.00   COMMENTARY: The Federal Reserve’s decision to pump $600 billion dollars into the US economy is received mixed reviews locally, but not so mixed abroad. “With all due respect, U.S. Policy is clueless, “ stated German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/4/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were: Gold price - $1,393.30 Silver price - $26.37 Platinum price - $1,786.80 Palladium price - $686.80   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices surged all throughout the day, as investors continue flocking to the safety they provide. Although gold has seen significant price appreciation (over 400%) since 2001, lets not forget that historically, gold’s primary role is to p... Read More

Mid – Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/4/2010

At 12 PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold price - $1,382.20 Silver price - $25.89 Platinum price - $1,754.40 Palladium price - $676.40   COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are up sharply on concerns of yesterday’s Fed QE2 announcement. Is the dollar at risk of crashing, which would trigger inflation? Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 11/4/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold price - $1,374.40 Silver price - $25.51 Platinum price - $1,744.00 Palladium price - $674.00   COMMENTARY: The US Dollar is experiencing more selling pressure, which sent precious metal spot prices up sharply in overnight trading. An article on the CNBC website today states that Central banks in the dev... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Report – 11/3/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold price - $1,349.80 Silver price - $24.87 Platinum price - $1,706.50 Palladium price - $649.00   COMMENTARY: Early morning profit taking came to a halt, as the Federal Quantitative Easing announcement was more aggressive than expected. The gold spot price had declined as much as $30 before bouncing up $22 before close. Silver climbed from 90 cents down t... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/3/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold price - $1,340.40 Silver price - $24.43 Platinum price - $1,697.00 Palladium price - $644.30   COMMENTARY: Equity and precious metal prices have slipped in morning trading, on speculation as to the details of QE2. It is generally expected that prices will dip if the monetary easing is less than expected and rise if more. This morning’s dips are la... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 11/3/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold price - $1,357.70 Silver price - $24.91 Platinum price - $1,716.00 Palladium price - $646.00   COMMENTARY: The US Election results came in as most pundits predicted. There has not been significant movement in either the equity or precious metals markets, as these results were already factored in. However, there is an upward pressure as we await the Fed... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Report – 11/2/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,358.00 Silver price - $24.96 Platinum price - $1,720.20 Palladium price - $646.80   COMMENTARY: Gold, silver and platinum spot prices continued to inch forward throughout the afternoon, like a nervous runner ready preparing at the starting block. How quickly they get out of the gate will be decided by the Federal Reserve Quantitative Ea... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/2/2010

At NOON (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,354.00 - $1.50 Silver price - $24.79 - $0.05 Platinum price - $1,716.00 - $2.00 Palladium price - $647.00 - $6.80   COMMENTARY – Gold prices softened slightly, after a brief morning rally. The morning price rally reflected the weakness of the US Dollar... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 11/2/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal spot prices were: Gold price - $1,355.50 +$3.20 Silver price - $24.84 +$0.18 Platinum price - $1,718.00 +$6.90 Palladium price - $653.80 + $1.00 COMMENTARY: Gold prices regained ground overnig... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 11/1/10

At 5 PM(CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,352.30; -$6.30 Silver price - $24.66; +$0.07 Platinum price - $1,711.10 +$5.00 Palladium price - $653.00 +$6.00   COMMENTARY: Gold and Silver held their ground in the afternoon after giving back some of the gains over the ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/1/2011

At NOON (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,430.60; +$19.70 Silver price - $34.47; +$0.58 Platinum price - $1,845.80 +$35.60 Palladium price - $816.90 +$17.30   COMMENTARY: Gold is breaking out on the upside of recent trading ranges as uncertainty increases across t... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/1/2011

At 10:30 AM(CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,427.10; +$16.20 Silver price - $34.45; +$0.57 Platinum price - $1,840.60; +$30.40 Palladium price - $810.90; +$11.20   COMMENTARY: With the first day of March, markets are reminded of the protest scheduled for March 11... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/29/10

At 5 PM(CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,360.80; +$17.30 Silver price - $24.77; +$0.86 Platinum price - $1,708.80; +$17.80 Palladium price - $649.50; +$18.10   COMMENTARY: Gold and Silver markets finished the day higher by wide margins from the previous day close... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report

At NOON (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,358.60; +$15.10 Silver price - $24.49; +$0.59 Platinum price - $1,707.30; +$16.30 Palladium price - $644.30; +$12.80   COMMENTARY: The Gold and Silver markets advanced during morning trading to show increases of 1.1% and ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/29/10

At 8:00 AM(CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,350.60; +$7.10 Silver price - $24.19; +$0.29 Platinum price - $1,702.60; +$11.60 Palladium price - $643.10; +$11.70   COMMENTARY: The Gold markets moved more slowly overnight as the markets digested the jump in prices f... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2010

At 5:00 PM(CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were: Gold price - $1,345.50; +$21.90 Silver price - $24.05; +$0.62 Platinum price - $1,695.80; +$18.70 Palladium price - $632.00; +$10.90   COMMENTARY: The Gold markets responded positively all day due to the falling Dollar caused by increa... Read More

Mid – Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,323.80 Silver - $23.53 Platinum - $1,677.70 Palladium – $621.20   COMMENTARY:Stocks, commodities and Treasury bonds are all sharply down this morning, on concerns that the November Federal Reserve QE will be much less aggressive than expected. The US dollar has been rising on this same speculation.  The US stock market is in a triple digit decline. Glo... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold price - $1,329.60 Silver price - $23.65 Platinum price - $1,696.50 Palladium price – $623.00   COMMENTARY: World equity and precious metals markets were mostly down in overnight trading. Both markets have priced in an aggressive stimulus program by the Federal Reserve in November, but views are emerging that measures may be less than expected. Gold spot price is ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,341.50 Silver - $23.91 Platinum - $1,706.00 Palladium - $630.80   COMMENTARY:Today was a day of choppy trading in both the equity and precious metals markets. Early in the day, indicators pointed to an increase in consumer confidence and then housing prices in 20 US cities rose less than forecasted and consumer confidence drops. This is a market looking for dire... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2010

At 12 PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,339.90 Silver - $23.87 Platinum - $1,1703.60 Palladium - $627.50   COMMENTARY:The Bombay Bullion Association is reporting that Indian gold-jewelry demand is holding up despite higher gold prices. The Commerzbank is citing data that China was a net importer of silver in September, although it is the world’s third-largest silver producer. Gold and silver pri... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,334.90 Silver - $23.38 Platinum - $1,698.50 Palladium - $609.00   COMMENTARY:The US Dollar is up moderately against most rivals in morning trading.Many analysts see the dollar stabilizing in the short term because the effect of the expected quantitative easing is already built into the price structure. The one exception was the British pound, which surged on... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/25/2010

At 4PM (CT), the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,340.20 Silver - $23.68 Platinum - $1,701.00 Palladium - $612.00   COMMENTARY: The US Dollar continues to be the driving factor in the price of gold and other precious metals. The chatter around the G20 will fade quickly, as the market is more interested in upcoming US Elections and Quantitative Easing. Palladium is on a role and could extend the 9-year high... Read More

Mid – Day Commentary – 10/25/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,336.30 Silver - $23.52 Platinum - $1,695.90 Palladium - $611.00   COMMENTARY:The price of gold, silver, platinum and palladium have retreated from earlier morning highs, but gains are still substantial. Gold spot is up $10.70 – Silver spot price up 38 cents – Platinum spot up $21.80 = Palladium spot up $17.90. Good news - existing home sales rose 10%, which... Read More

Morning Commentary – October 25, 2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,346.50 Silver - $23.82 Platinum - $1,703.10 Palladium - $613.90   COMMENTARY: The Finance Ministers at the G20 were quick to toast to a successful meeting, but at best, there appears to be an uneasy truce. You can find comments that progress was made and you can find disappointment that substantive measures were not adopted. The United States and China remai... Read More

Closing Commentary – 10/22/2010

As of 4PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,329.00 Silver - $23.31 Platinum - $1,679.00 Palladium - $594.00   COMMENTARY: The US Dollar strengthened this week, pressuring gold to a six week low. However, we did see a slow rebound in prices during the afternoon, as all indicators from the G20 say that the currency wars are not going to end anytime soon. Gold is up over $5 in afternoon trading – Silv... Read More

Mid – Day Commentary – 10/22/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,323.70 Silver - $23.13 Platinum - $1,674.90 Palladium - $593.10   COMMENTARTY: The US Equity and world metals markets have both drifted slightly lower during the morning. News from the G20 meeting continues to portray a strong division in the support of the proposals laid forth from Mr.Geithner. China has made it clear that they are unwilling to to agree to... Read More

Morning Commentary – 10/22/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1326.00 Silver - $23.20 Platinum - $1674.00 Palladium - $585.50   COMMENTARY: The US Dollar has shown some weakness Friday morning, which curbs selling pressure as we move into the new trading session. At the G – 20 meeting, Tim Geithner’s proposal, aimed to drive up world currencies has been met with immediate resistance.  Japan’s Finance Minister expres... Read More

Closing Commentary – 10/21/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,328.80 Silver - $23.23 Platinum - $1677.00 Palladium - $589.80   COMMENTARY:The US Dollar rebounded sharply today, which created pressure to capture profits in the precious metals markets.Precious metals were down across the board. A strong sell off in crude oil future prices only exacerbated the situation. We need to pay close attention to the G-20 meeting ... Read More

Mid-Day Commentary – 10/21/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,323.30 Silver - $23.24 Platinum - $1,670.70 Palladium - $590.00   COMMENTARY: The Washington Post reported this morning that the federal bailout for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, could more than double in size the next three years, which could cost the taxpayers as much as $215 billion dollars. The Equity Markets (which had been climbing) and the Precious Met... Read More

Morning Commentary – 10/21/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,340.60 Silver - $23.76 Platinum - $1,673.30 Palladium - $596.50   COMMENTARY: Precious metals were relatively quiet overnight before drifting downwards this morning. The US Dollar continues to retreat and has more than given back Tuesday’s gains. As you would expect, the equity markets rebounded as the US Dollar fell, recovering most of their losses. Althoug... Read More

Closing Commentary – 10/20/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,346.60 Silver - $23.99 Platinum - $1,686.10 Palladium – $591.00   COMMENTARY: The US Dollar continued its decline giving up yesterday’s gain and dropping to a 15-year low versus the Yen. The Federal Reserve regional survey showed a very “modest” expansion in September, which fuels speculation that the central bank will increase quantitative easing. In a CNBC... Read More

Mid – Day Commentary – 10/20/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,347.40 Silver - $23.89 Platinum - $1,686.50 Palladium - $592.50   COMMENTARY: The Atlanta Fed President, Dennis Lockhart, indicated that further monetary stimulus might take the form of 100 million dollars per month bond buys. In a CNBC interview he stated, “if we are going to pursue another round of quantitative easing, it has to be a large enough number t... Read More

Morning Commentary – 10/20/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,337.50 Silver - $23.67 Platinum - $1,672.00 Palladium - $581.60   COMMENTARY: Gold prices dropped by 2.5% on Tuesday, its biggest one day loss since July 1, however buyers stepped in overnight and gold is up $5 since yesterday’s closing commentary. Silver is up 28 cents; Platinum $6 and Palladium is up $9. THE US Dollar has weakened in early morning trading ... Read More

Closing Commentary – 10/19/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were Gold - $1,332.30 Silver – $23.39 Platinum - $1,666.50 Palladium - $572.40   COMMENTARY: The day brought two surprises. First, the unexpected announcement that China was raising its lending rates by .25% thus driving up the price of the dollar, and then the eight firms suing Bank of America for 47 billion dollars over failures related to mortgage securities. These two a... Read More

Mid-Day Commentary – 10/19/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold -  $1,341.80 Silver - $23.93 Platinum – $1,675.50 Palladium - $580.00   COMMENTARY:All metal prices have stabilized after a strong retreat overnight. This can be attributed to profit taking as well as to a strong reaction to the unexpected announcement out of China to raise its lending rates by .25%.  The Chinese news did spur a rally in the US Dollar.... Read More

Morning Commentary – 10/19/2010

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,347.10 Silver - $23.79 Platinum - $1,674.70 Palladium - $574.50   COMMENTARY – The US Dollar regained a bit of strength overnight, causing the precious metals prices to soften. US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said that confidence in the Dollar is paramount. Although a steady US Dollar is a negative for Gold, the basic US economic fundamentals have not cha... Read More

Closing Commentary – 10/18/2010

At 4PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,369.30 Silver - $24.39 Platinum - $1,695.00 Palladium - $590.50   COMMENTARY – Although the market retreated slightly from the Mid-Day highs, it rebounded strongly from the Morning lows. Gold was in demand from buyers who believe that it is a bargain at these price levels.  Gold prices are up 9% since September and more than 22% this year alone. Read More

Mid-Day Commentary – 10/18/2010

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX spot prices were: Gold - $1,372.80 Silver - $24.44 Platinum - $1,695.50 Palladium - $589.00   COMMENTARY – After a strong sell-off overnight in Europe, Gold prices rebounded a bit as bargain hunters bought Gold in anticipation of further gains. Prices moved upwards through the mid-day point. Demand across the board for all precious metals was brisk. 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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