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Morning Gold & Silver Report, 7/30/2012

GOLD PRICE SLIGHTLY LOWER IN OVERNIGHT TRADING   Gold and equity markets are both poised to advance in the event that European leaders announce a plan to bail out Spain and curb further contagion. Spain has requested further eurozone support in buying its sovereign debt. Germany continues to be resistant to this notion, and this sets up a clash of wills as German finance officials prepare to meet with U.S. ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/27/2012

GOLD CLOSES AT HIGHEST PRICE IN FIVE WEEKS  Gold closed the trading week at its highest price in five weeks on strong words from European leaders and anticipation of fiscal stimulus by the United States Federal Reserve. “It seems the ECB is pulling out at all stops to protect the euro,” said William O’Neill, a partner at ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/27/2012

GDP GROWTH HITS LOWEST LEVEL IN 2012; GOLD HOLDS STEADY   Precious Metals remained relatively steady through the morning trading period. There was some movement, and any gains were suppressed by the less than impressive GDP report and a weakening dollar. Strategist Walter de Wet said, “Gold has stabilized since the GDP data. There’s fairly good demand, some buying on the dips, but I doubt it w... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/27/2012

BETTER THAN EXPECTED GDP HOLDS BACK GOLD PRICE   American stock futures rose this morning ahead of the second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) estimate release. Economists predicted a rise of 1.3 percent in the GDP, and the actual number was slightly higher than expected at 1.5 percent. Though the number was better than expected, the... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/26/2012

CENTRAL BANKERS GETTING CREATIVE WITH NEW STIMULUS IDEAS   Policy making committees of three of the world’s largest central banks will be meeting independently to discuss new ways of spurring economic growth and steering their domains away from the many icebergs threatening to sink the world into a double dip recession. The United States Federal Reserve, Bank of England, and European Central Bank will all meet on the same day, and each will have its own ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/26/2012

ECB PRESIDENT’S COMMENTS BOOST EURO, GOLD   Uplifting comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi have boosted the euro for the second straight day, and Gold is following suit. BNP Paribas analyst Anne-Laure Tremblay said that positive news from the eurozone may not be the only thing supporting the Gold price. “Yesterday’s move above $1,600 an ounce was driven by more positive s... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/25/2012

LIKELIHOOD OF EASING GROWS; HOUSING MARKET HIT AND MISS Precious Metals prices have rallied on quantitative easing talk domestically, as well as internationally. Gold in particular is continuing its upward movement as a result of the easing talk. DoubleLine Capital commodities manager Jeffrey Sherman said, “The Gold market has been looking for any hints of any quantitative easing program. You are seeing this Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/25/2012

GOLD BOUNCES BACK ALONG WITH EURO   Gold is recovering from recent losses along with the euro this morning. A policymaker from the European Central Bank hinted that Europe’s rescue fund could get a banking license, allowing easy access to cheap funding from the ECB. While just a small mention from one policymaker, it has been enough to snap a five-day losing streak for the euro. German... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 07/24/2012

AMERICAN STOCKS SINK ON EUROPEAN FEARS   American stocks closed the day with a third straight loss of 100 points or more in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Fears of European problems drove markets after Moody’s lowered the outlook on German and Dutch debt this morning. Germany, the strongest economy in the eurozone, has been seen as... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/24/2012

CREDIT OUTLOOK DIMS FOR GERMANY; U.S. FISCAL CLIFF LOOMS   Precious Metals continue to hold firm in the serious headwinds affecting other commodities markets. Gold in particular has been relatively range bound, but in the current market conditions that’s not an entirely bad thing. Analyst Hayden Atkins said, “Markets sold off really heavily yesterday, and Gold held up pretty well against that.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/23/2012

PRECIOUS METALS VOLATILE ON EUROZONE WOES   Precious Metals remained volatile throughout the day’s market activity, primarily due to the rehash of the eurozone debt crisis afflicting Spain and Greece. The International Monetary Fund has stepped up efforts to get Greece back on track with a conference set for Tuesday. Precious Metals continue to hold at technical levels despite the concerns. Commodities broker Phillip Streible said, “When Gold gets down t... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/23/2012

EURO TANKS AS SPANISH, GREEK ISSUES RESURFACE   Renewed worries of a deepening eurozone debt crisis have sent the euro to a two year low against the American dollar, and Precious Metals are following the former downward. Jeremy Stretch of CIBC said, “What began as a Spanish banking bailout looks to be moving rather quickly towards a possible sov... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/20/2012

INVESTORS’ CAUTION WEAKENS DEMAND FOR GOLD   Precious Metals prices have deflated since Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony earlier this week, but metals remain poised for the first overall weekly increase in about a month. Physical demand for Gold is still depressed by India’s currency issues and a weakening ETF market, as well. Analyst David Wilson said, “Given the collapse of ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/19/2012

AMERICAN ECONOMY POISED FOR WEAK SECOND HALF OF 2012   It’s tough to find good news about the economy these days. Many economists say the American economy is poised for an anemic second half of the year. “We’ll have very slow growth,” said Joshua Shapiro, chief U.S. economist at Maria Fiorini Ramirez Inc. “The excess supp... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/19/2012

GOLD, SPAIN FIND POSITIVE SUPPORT; HOUSING SALES DROP   The Gold price found some support and began to rise after yesterday’s testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke that further stimulus to boost the economy has been pushed to the side for now and possibly until after the 2012 presidential election. “I think this is why Gold, with the commen... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/19/2012

METALS FOLLOW EURO TO REBOUND; FED TIME LINE ‘TIGHT’    Precious Metals prices are on the upswing this morning, following the euro. The common European currency is rebounding on news that the European Union bailout fund will be able to support troubled Spain by buying Spanish bonds. Mitsui Precious Metals analyst David Jollie said, “It seems that every time we do not have (a third round o... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/18/2012

FED CHIEF SLAMS BILL; EURO FALLS, TAKING GOLD WITH IT   Precious Metals continue to respond to a falling euro and the conclusion of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony before Congress today. With no firm plan for quantitative easing established, a number of investors are scratching their heads but are hopeful for further Fed action. Metals analyst Edward Meir said, “While easing may be expected, investors are still saddled with the Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/18/2012

GOLD LOWER AS FIRM REPORTS ‘STRONG POSSIBILITY’ OF EASING Precious Metals prices were down this morning, with Gold and Silver prices hovering around 1 percent lower. Markets are still reacting to Tuesday’s testimony to the United States Senate Banking Committee by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who did not give a clear... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/17/2012

FED CHIEF HINTS AT QE3, REMAINS UNCOMMITTED    In testimony before members of Congress today, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank is prepared to act to support the economy, but he remained uncommitted to any specific actions. However, Bernanke was much more negative on the economic outlook... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/17/2012

CONGRESS TO HEAR FED CHAIRMAN; GOLD PRICE MOVING   Precious Metals prices were fluctuating this morning ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s scheduled testimony before Congress this afternoon. Any further monetary easing would be a boon to Gold prices. Analyst Daniel Brebner said, “As it seems the U.S. data continue to deteriorate, the market is starting to anticipate some kind of ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 7/16/2012

GERMAN RULING COULD DELAY EUROPEAN FISCAL PACT BY 8 WEEKS   Precious Metals prices have remained stagnant during the day. There is much speculation on what will affect the Gold price and when it may happen. Jeffrey Sica at SICA Wealth shared his view on the possibility that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may announce another stimulus plan. Sica said, “If he doesn’t say anything against tightening, I believe it’s going to increase the likelih... Read More

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