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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report - 4/23/2012

ANALYST STAYS POSITIVE ON AMERICAN ECONOMY   As the dollar strengthened today, it pushed the price of Gold down just a bit. But Gold put up a good fight and has remained steady since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report. Frank McGhee at Integrated Brokerage Services reflected on the market and how investors are responding. McGhee sa... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report - 4/23/2012

GOLD PRICES FALL ALONG WITH STOCK FUTURES   European concerns again are taking center stage, as attention is focused on the French presidential election and the potential political and economic collapse in the Netherlands. In France, Socialist leader Francois Hollande won the first round of elections over incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy. The markets widely viewed an election won by the challenger as a blow to... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report - 4/20/2012

GOVERNMENTS COMMIT TO BOOST INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND   There was little afternoon movement in Precious Metals prices, following the day’s trends. Gold’s price was stable throughout the day with the anticipation from investors of next week’s Federal Reserve policy meeting, along with this weekend’s International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings, which will outline the future of the eurozone debt crisis. “ Read More

Mid–Day Gold & Silver Market Report – April 20, 2012

WILL ECONOMY RELAPSE IN SPRING?    Some of the same factors that interrupted the economic recovery in 2010 and 2011 are beginning to fuel concerns that this past winter’s good economic news might soon fade. The yields on European bonds are beginning to climb. As the European debt crisis begins to look more fragile, countries are paying more to borrow money, which is not a good thing when one is alr... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/20/2012

FRENCH ELECTION: WILL NEXT PRESIDENT PLAY NICE WITH GERMANY?  Gold has extended gains from yesterday as investors are focused on a pivotal election in France. Incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy’s chances of being re-elected are dwindling, and many investors are afraid that his replacement could further hurt France’s troub... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/19/2012

DOLLAR GAINS; EURO CONCERNS DEEPEN  Precious metals had their share of volatility this morning. The dollar is again on the rise due to the volatility of the eurozone. Daniel Briesmann said, “Gold is moving in line with 'riskier' asset classes, and given higher risk aversion and growing uncertainty, prices are moving lower. … And since the dollar is stronger again today, that’s also weighing on the price of Gold.” However, LGT Capital Management's Bayram Dince... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/19/2012

EUROZONE CONCERNS WEIGH ON EURO, OIL, GOLD   Gold and Silver prices are down slightly this morning, thanks to falling oil prices and a stronger United States dollar. Earnings reports are giving U.S.A. stock futures a boost, with many major companies coming in ahead of expectations. David Morrison of GFT Markets wrote, “This ne... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 4/18/2012

ANALYST SEES MARKET AS ‘ACCIDENT PRONE’   Precious metals prices remained down across the board, following morning and midday trends. Asia’s physical demand for Gold is down now. James Steel, chief commodity analyst at HSBC, said, “The lack of physical demand in Asia was an issue. We haven’t seen India come back heavily after the end of the jeweler strike. And volume was low, so Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/18/2012

SPAIN, ITALY SEEM TO BE SLIPPING BACKWARD     Precious metals prices are lower this morning due to pressure on currencies from worries in the eurozone, and there’s a feeling of complacency about metals ahead of next week’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting. UBS’s Edel Tully said, “Gold price action has become stale, with conviction in either direction remaining remarkably low. The yellow metal could certainly Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/17/2012

IMF HAS POSITIVE OUTLOOK; SPAIN HAVING ISSUES     Precious metals prices have been on the move this morning, with swings in pricing and now moving higher. The prevailing fear continues to encase the uncertainty revolving Spain’s debt issues. In a note to its investors, VTB Capital said, “Many still doubt that Madrid can implement the necessary budget cuts without the situation spiraling out of proportion in an economy that is already suffering from h... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/17/2012

EUROZONE DEBT ISSUES BOOST GOLD’S SAFE-HAVEN APPEAL   Gold and Silver are trading modestly higher this morning. Concerns over the eurozone debt crisis have surfaced again, prompting investors to take another look at Gold as an insurance policy within a portfolio. Oil took an opportunity to gain, as well, as U.S. retail ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 4/16/2012

SPAIN LIKELY NEXT EUROZONE DOMINO; WORLD BANK ELECTS PRESIDENT    A market sentiment survey conducted by CNBC shows U.S. crude oil futures should be stable this week, unless Iran’s nuclear program becomes a worry in the headlines again. “If tensions with Iran cool somewhat, I would anticipate the focus shifting to the improving supply/demand balance, and we could see a strong move to the downside o... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/16/2012

GOLD TAKING CUE FROM DOLLAR; GOLD HELPING WITH JOBS? Wall Street opened strong as banks are showing improvement. U.S. retail sales also helped the market’s upswing. Eighty-six S&P 500 companies are set to report their first-quarter results this week, which likely will set the tone for the near future. As of Friday, 32 companies had given their reports, and 75 perc... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/16/2012

GOLD PRICE DIPS ON SPAIN CONCERNS   Gold prices were heading lower this morning as the financial situation in Spain continues to cause investor concern. As fears intensify, it is likely that Spain’s debt costs during this week’s bond auction will rise. This decreased appetite for higher risk is driving the euro lower, allowing the U.S. dollar to gain s... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/13/2012

CHINA SETS OFF LINE OF DOMINOES Economic data out of China seems to be the reason for the drop in precious metals’ prices today.  Like a line of dominoes, a sharper-than-expected slowing of growth in the country made way for a stronger dollar, which put pressure on the price of commodities across the board.  Even aft... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 4/13/2012

GOLD’S ABILITY TO DIVERSIFY PORTFOLIO AND LIQUIDITY DRAW PRAISES    What is driving the Gold market? Appearing on CNBC, Juan Carlos Artigas from the World Gold Council stat... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/13/2012

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX UP 0.3% IN MARCH   The Consumer Price Index rose less than 0.4 percent for February, but the index is on pace for a 3.6 percent increase for the entire year. Gasoline costs went up by 0.9 percent. These numbers should increase speculation that the Federal Reserve might have cause to step in again to boost the economy. Gold and Silver prices were heading sharply lower, but both had b... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/12/2012

CHINA’S CENTRAL BANK BUYING GOLD?   Precious metals prices enjoyed a bounce-back day primarily on technical buying. RBC’s George Gero said, “People decided they wanted to get back into the market. People who thought we’d have a back-and-forth today were on the wrong side. You can search for news, but you’ll come up empty-handed.” The jobless claims data supposes there could be another round of... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/12/2012

EXPERTS KEEP SPAIN IN CROSSHAIRS; FED REPORT POSITIVE   Gold has taken over the top spot in price per ounce over Platinum, and many factors are contributing to that. Past events have led to this hierarchy, but those events were  temporary. It’s possible this is a new normal for the relationship between Gold and Platinum, ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/12/2012

JOBLESS CLAIMS REPORT REVERSES TRENDS   In early morning trading, Gold and Silver were down about 0.5 percent, U.S. stock futures were up modestly, and the euro was holding a mild gain on the U.S. dollar. After the release of the weekly jobless claims report, all of that changed. Gold and Silver either trimmed ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 4/11/2012

2013 GOLD OUTLOOK POSITIVE; INVESTORS STEER AWAY FROM SPAIN   The outlook for Gold remains positive for 2013, even though 2012 already has been difficult for the metal due to various debt crises in Europe and the indefinite U.S. financial and economic recovery. GFMS Chairman Philip Klapwijk said, “We are expecting still that we are going to see a push above $2,000 in... Read More

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