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Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/5/2012

GOLD PRICE RISING AS GLOBAL MARKETS FALL ON RECESSION FEARS    Precious metals prices are seeing moderate increases today, primarily on physical demand and overall concerns regarding global recession fears. Spain is the country at the forefront now, as Italy’s Mario Monti has stepped up and followed through on its austerity measures. But Spain is having a hard time meeting targets and might require international aid. An analyst from INTL FC Stone sa... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/5/2012

COULD SHARP DROP IN STOCKS RESULT IN QE3?   Gold and Silver prices are recovering from yesterday’s decline, and U.S. stock futures are recovering from early morning drops after the release of the weekly report of claims for unemployment benefits. The report showed a better-than-expected 357,000 new claims were filed, an... Read More

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

GOLD PRICE DIPS WITH SIGNIFICANT SELLOFF IN STOCKS, COMMODITIES    After the release of the minutes from the March meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, in which there was little discussion of any plans for future quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve, stocks and commodities -- including precious metals -- experienced a significant sellof... Read More

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

GREEK OFFICIALS TO MEET WITH HOLDOUTS OVER BOND SWAPS    Precious metals are following morning trends with a fall in prices across the board, following yesterday’s news that further quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve is unlikely. “The market has decided that yesterday’s statement is probably the final nail in the coffin,” Frank Lesh of FuturePath Trading said. “ Read More

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

GOLD, GLOBAL MARKETS DOWN ON RECESSION FEARS   The Gold price has dropped to one of its lowest levels in the past 3 months. The release of the minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting (with little talk of further quantitative easing), and the European Central Bank holding steady to try to subdue inflation have many investors taking profits and looking at riskier investment opportunities. The euro’s value is falling while the U.S. dollar is ri... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/3/2012

GOLD PRICE STEADY; SPANISH DEBT WORRIES GROW   Gold prices remained relatively steady with only marginal movements up and down through the morning session. Gold typically has moved with Fed announcements, and a report containing the minutes of the recent Federal Open Market Committee meeting is expected to be released about 1 p.m. (CDT). BNP Paribas analyst Anne-Laure Tremblay said, “The Gold market has recently been very sensitive to Fed statements, so ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/3/2012

INVESTORS TO STUDY FED MINUTES FOR SIGNS OF EASING    Gold and Silver are following U.S. stock futures this morning, as all are experiencing slight losses. Minutes of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting will be released later today. In a research note, analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch wrote, “We will l... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report 4/2/2012

JEWELERS’ STRIKE IN INDIA ENDS; PEACE PLAN UNDER WAY IN SYRIA Gold remained in positive territory in afternoon trading. Loan Smith at Knight Capital Europe Ltd. said a rally in Gold could take off central banks indicate further monetary action. “If the Fed reinstitutes quantitative easing measures later in the year, coupled with rising fiscal deficits and currency debasement among countries in the developed world, then Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/2/2012

MANUFACTURING SUPPORTING RECOVERY; GOLD SET TO RALLY?   Gold prices have pushed above $1,680 during Monday’s trading. The opportunity cost of holding Gold is remaining low as the Federal Reserve remains committed to low U.S. interest rates. An improving economy could cloud the picture, as it would push back the possibility of additional quantitative easing, which could lead to an eventual hike... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/2/12

GOLD, SILVER PRICES SLIGHTLY LOWER IN OVERNIGHT TRADING    Gold futures declined largely on concerns about events in India and Turkey. Jewelry stores in India are on strike against recent government taxes on Gold, which has reduced Gold imports from Turkey. The weaker jewelry demand is not currently offset by investment demand, ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report

EUROZONE WORRIES ABATE; U.S. READIES SANCTIONS OVER IRAN     Precious metals prices were on the rise this afternoon following the dollar’s decline and a rise in oil prices. The dollar’s decline came on the heels of the euro’s rise, which was due to the addition of funds to the eurozone’s financial firewalls. In a note to analysts, HSBC officials wrote, “In the near term, Gold prices may be influenced by the effectiveness of the eurozone’s plan ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 3/30/2012

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE UP, BUT QE3 STILL POSSIBLE   The Gold price continues to hold steady thanks to a stronger euro after finance ministers came to an agreement to increase Europe’s firewall to an estimated 800 billion euros. Anticipation is building among Gold investors who believe negative U.S. data might be forthcoming in the second quar... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/30/12

BOOST TO EUROZONE BAILOUT FUND PROVIDES BOOST TO METALS   Precious metals and U.S. stock futures received a boost this morning, mainly due to a boost of a different kind. A statement from eurozone finance ministers this morning read, “All together, the euro area is mobilizing an overall firewall of approximately 800 billion euros, more than 1 trillion dollars,” to help protect against the spre... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/29/2012

GOLD GAINS IN AFTERNOON TRADING; FED CHAIRMAN SAYS CENTRAL BANKS SHOULD DEFUSE THREATS   Since the posting of the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, the Gold price has climbed back into positive territory. Yesterday saw the price end down; during today’s trading, the precious metal has fluctuated between small losses and gains. Adam Klopfenstein, market strategist with Archer Financial, said Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/29/2012

DOLLAR GAINS ON EURO FEARS; JEWELERS STRIKE ONGOING IN INDIA   Oil prices have declined, and the dollar is gaining over growing fears revolving around Spain’s less-than-stellar budget. Austerity measures are proving quite unpopular in Spain. The physical demand for Gold remains high in China, but the jewelers’ strike in India continued into a 13th day, which has hindered demand in the world’s top Gold-buying country. Nic Brown of Natixis said, “In the ne... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/29/2012

EMERGING ECONOMIES’ GROUP SCOLDS WESTERN POWERS   Gold and Silver are enjoying slight gains this morning after choppy overnight trading. U.S. stock futures are down, due in part to a disappointing jobless claims report. After seasonal adjustments, last week’s jobless claims were revised upward by 4.6 percent, slightly mitigating this week’s drop of 5,000. A positive move for the dollar seems t... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/28/2012

DURABLE GOODS REPORT HINTS AT GROWING ECONOMY   Gold prices moved below $1,660 an ounce today, as profit-taking was accelerated late in the session by a COMEX options expiration. The failure of Gold to breach $1,700 is being seen as a key resistance level. A smaller-than-expected increase in U.S. manufactured goods orders added to downward pressures as the dollar moved to session highs versus ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report 3/28/2012

AMERICANS SEE GOLD AS BEST INVESTMENT, SURVEY SHOWS    According to Goldman Sachs, Gold’s price is too low compared to real interest rates. Gold is an asset that protects an investor against the possibility of the unknown, such as a Black Swan event. Recently, Matthew Lynn of Strategy Economics commented on the buying power by central banks in regards to Gold. Lynn said, “By holding... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/28/2012

CENTRAL BANKS’ BUYING MAY ADD ‘ROCKET FUEL’ TO GOLD’S PRICE, WRITER SAYS   Precious metals prices were down this morning, after the Gold price failed to push through a key resistance level yesterday. U.S. stock futures gave up some gains after a report on Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/27/2012

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE DROPS, INFLATION CONCERNS RISE   A report released today from The Conference Board industry group showed consumer confidence dropping and Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/27/2012

GOLD DIPS ON FED REMARKS; STOCKS DOWN ON CONSUMER CONFIDENCE, HOME PRICE DATA   Since the posting of the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, the Gold price has seen a dip, pushed lower by remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and less-than-rosy data on consumer confidence and home prices. The Fed chairman essentially assured th... Read More

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