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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/24/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES RETREAT WITH EURO   European finance ministers rejected a proposal by the private holders of Greek debt and are balking at putting in additional public money if the private investors are not willing to take a bigger haircut. This news has sent European stocks down, along with the euro. The Greek de... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/23/2012

GOLD MAKES ITS MARK AS SAFE-HAVEN INVESTMENT   Precious metals prices have stayed relatively steady in afternoon trading. Greece is facing more negative news, as it appears that country will not receive any more bailout help than is already planned because bondholders have made the “maximum offer” on the losses that they are able to withstand. Despite this news, the Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/23/2012

GOLD PRICES RALLY; EU’S IRANIAN OIL BAN DRAWS RESPONSE Gold prices are at a six-week high, as the price has increased since this morning. Gold’s rise is coming from Europe’s continued financial predicament and Iran’s threat to stop delivery of crude oil to several countries. Daniel Smith at Standard Chartered said, “Gold is part of a wider rally in commodities and risk ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/23/2012

SILVER PRICE SURGE CONTINUES; GOLD RISING    Negotiations between Greece and private debt holders were still under way, but sources close to the situation report a deal is close and private bondholders stand to take a loss of between 65 to 70 percent. This news has driven the euro up, and precious metals along with it. Silver was well past $32 per ounce, and although off morning highs, Gold was continuing its three-week winning streak. Today Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/20/2012

NEXT WEEK’S FED MEETING BRINGS TIMELINE ISSUES The Federal Reserve’s new communication strategy is all about creating more transparency. But as Wednesday’s meeting approaches, financial markets are preparing to be confused. The biggest part of the confusion is over the timing of the Fed’s announcements. At 12:30 p.m. (EST) Wednesday, the Fed is to release its typical statement about the policy meeting. At 2 p.m. (... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/20/2012

CLOCK TICKING FOR GREECE; HOUSING MARKET MAY DRIVE U.S. RECOVERY    As the Chinese New Year approaches, Gold buying demand in China has slowed. Gold’s performance next week is likely to be unpredictable, as Chinese markets will close for the holiday and not reopen until Jan. 30.  However, China’s demand has not had a huge effect on the price of Gold, which is up slightly since this morning. The price rise is due to the expectation that Greece and private... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/20/2012

EUROPEAN BANKS BRACE FOR CRISIS WORSE THAN 2008     Precious metals are trading fairly flat, and U.S. stock futures are also pointing to an uneventful start to the trading day. European stocks were down for the first time this week as talks between Greece and its private creditors loomed. Many investors want to see... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/19/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES RETREATING   Mixed economic data in the United States sent precious metals prices lower in morning trading. Weekly jobless claims figures came in much lower than expected and inflation is still under control, but housing starts unexpectedly weakened. The weekly unemployment benefit applications fell to its lowest number in four years, but the housing starts data tempered hopes that t... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/19/2012

IMF PLAN AIDS EUROPE, FACES CHALLENGES; U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS FALL    Most precious metals prices were on the rise in early morning trading. The euro has reached a two-week high against the U.S. dollar. The announcement of access to bailout funds from the International Monetary Fund is facing hurdles but is viewed as a boost to European stocks. Senior analyst Radeep Unni of Richcomm Global Services said, “Rising risk appetite, a weak U.S. dollar and t... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/18/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES MAINTAIN GAINS THROUGH AFTERNOON    Gold and Silver prices have maintained modest gains through the afternoon trading hours. On a day when no news significantly affected the precious metals market, it is no surprise to see little in price movement. One piece of news that eventually could rock the markets is the potential for another congressional battle on whether to raise the U.S. debt limit. Read More

Mid–Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/18/2012

GREECE, CREDITORS MAKE LAST-DITCH EFFORT   Last week, Greek officials met with creditors to determine interest rates it will pay on new bonds and to agree on a plan for investor losses. Talks broke down, but they have resumed today with two points of contention still on the table. Greece needs a deal with these private investors to avoid a painful default. ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/18/2012

IMF TO INCREASE EURO LENDING; GEOPOLITICAL TENSIONS ABOUND   U.S. stock futures are up mildly, while precious metals prices are dipping slightly after the release of economic data this morning. Wholesale prices, a key gauge of inflation, fell by 0.1% in the U.S. However, this decline in prices is only due to large dip... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/17/2012

GOLD RALLIES; U.S. RECOVERY OUTLOOK POSITIVE   Precious metals prices ended today on a positive note. Gold’s rally today was based on a weakening dollar and Europe’s financial and credit issues. Jim Steel with HSBC said, “The market reacted to an increase in risk tolerance. Gold was also riding the coattails of sharp increases for U.S. stocks and oil.” George Gero of RBC Capital Markets shared his viewpoint on Europe, saying, Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/17/2012

EUROPE’S BANKS CURB LENDING; CHINESE DATA BUOYS INVESTORS    Since today’s opening bell, precious metals prices have remained steady or up for the day. Gold seems to be benefiting from the less-than-stellar trade deficit data out of China, which is boosting American markets. The euro debt crisis continues, but the good German economic data has boosted the euro. Gold’s rise actually has come without the benefit of a weaker dollar. However, Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/17/2012

CHINESE, GERMAN POSITIVES LIFT PRECIOUS METALS PRICES    Positive economic data out of China and Germany have boosted markets this morning. Gold is enjoying a price rise of nearly 2%, while Silver, Platinum, and Palladium prices are up even more. Speaking about Gold’s price so far in 2012, Macquarie analyst Hayden Atkins said, “Interest came back in ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/16/2012

GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS SHAPES EUROZONE    Precious metals prices have been relatively stable this afternoon in global markets. Gold continues to look like a good choice for investors, as prices are still up 5% this month. The fear continues to revolve around the eurozone debt crisis. Analyst Peter Fertig said, “Gold is not a hedge against problems in the eurozone, at least as far as the debt... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/16/2012

GOLD WILL REACH $2,012 IN 2012, EDITOR SAYS Since this morning’s Gold & Silver Market Report was released, precious metals prices have remained relatively steady. Unease in the eurozone continues to contribute to the safe-haven appeal of Gold. Byron King, editor of Hulbert Financial Digest, said, “Count me among the ones who believe we’ll see... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 1/16/2012

FIRST FRANCE, THEN AUSTRIA, ITALY, SIX OTHERS DOWNGRADED BY S&P    Precious metals prices are rising this morning as last Friday’s credit rating downgrades add even more uncertainty to the eurozone debt crisis. Standard & Poor’s (S&P) downgraded France’s AAA rating before markets closed Friday. Shortly after Friday’s close, the S... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/13/2013

WHITHER THE EU ECONOMIC CRISIS? DOWNGRADES AND STANDOFFS    Precious metals prices have begun to rebound, as prices have climbed since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report. The dollar’s increase against the euro today has caused investors to cash in on the profits, selling the precious metals positions. Standard & Poor... Read More

Mid–Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/13/2012

FRANCE’S CREDIT RATING DOWNGRADED; WHO’S NEXT?    Gold and Silver prices are down slightly since this morning’s report. Both Gold and Silver declined sharply on the announcement that France has been downgraded by Standard & Poor’s, but the metals have since recovered to near their 8 a.m. prices. The stock market currently is down triple... Read More
US Dollar Prices are in USD

Precious Metal Prices
4/23/2014 7:30:57 PM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,284.70 $1,286.70 $0.10
Silver $19.38 $19.48 ($0.01)
Platinum $1,396.50 $1,406.50 $2.60
Palladium $783.00 $788.00 $1.00
4/23/2014 7:30:57 PM EST

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