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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/27/2012

GDP MISSES EXPECTATIONS IN AMERICA; SPAIN IN ‘HUGE’ CRISIS    Another day, another round of disappointing economic data in the United States. After 3 percent economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2011, 2012’s first quarter saw growth of just 2.2 percent. Stock futures and precious metals reversed course after the release of the report, with stock futures giving up gains and Gold all bu... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report - 4/26/2012

U.S.A. JOB MARKET INCONSISTENT; ECONOMIC CONFIDENCE IN EUROZONE DROPS   The thought of further economic stimulus in the United States is frightening to some, but may be needed to ensure a boost to the financial system. Unsatisfactory jobless claims reported this morning has pushed the Gold price up and the U.S.A. dollar down, as they usually have a negative correlation with one another. James Cordier at OptionSellers.com said, “The Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/26/2012

JOBLESS CLAIMS LIFT METAL PRICES; ANSWER TO EUROZONE CRISIS IS SIMPLE   Precious metals are rebounding this morning as the dollar hit a three week low, and new unemployment claims missed expectations again. The Federal Reserve meeting Wednesday seemed to help the eurozone more than the American economy. Credit Suisse analyst Tom Kendall said,... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report - 4/25/2012

DOZEN COUNTRIES HIKE GOLD RESERVES IN MARCH, STATS SHOW   Gold’s price moved slightly once the Federal Reserve’s statement was released at 12:30 p.m. (EDT). The statement said economic growth is moderate, and housing is lingering at a depressed level. However, Gold regained strength and is now stable. The International Monetary Fund reported its latest statistics, which show that at leas... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/25/2012

FED MEETING HAS METALS IN HOLDING PATTERN; U.K. DOUBLE DIP ALARMING   Precious metals prices remained relatively steady in overnight trading. The dollar experienced a bit of a slide that helped Gold hold steady. However, there seems to be a serious wait and see ahead of today’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting. BNP Paribas analyst Anne-Laure Tremblay said, “The Federal Open Market Committ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/24/2012

FEDERAL RESERVE BIDING TIME BEFORE DECISION ON QE Gold prices are down slightly from this morning, though still up approximately 0.6 percent.  Relatively decent news of stability in Europe has caused the euro to increase in value, pushing the dollar down, so investors are looking again toward gold.  Silver has also come... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/24/2012

TWO-DAY FED MEETING STARTS TODAY   Economic data out of the United States today will be the major focus for investors, along with the start of a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting. United States stock futures are higher this morning, so it appears investors are awaiting good news to come from one of the two. Faw... Read More

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

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