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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/9/2011

U.S. STOCKS DROP AS ITALIAN BOND YIELDS REACH ‘UNSUSTAINABLE’ LEVELS Precious metals prices have continued to drop since the Midday Gold & Silver Market Report. Gold futures saw a loss today, the first in three sessions, driven down by anxiety over Ita... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/9/2011

IMF CHIEF WARNS OF ANOTHER LOST DECADE; GREEK PM RESIGNS Gold and silver prices have slipped somewhat since the morning commentary.  Stock markets have also fallen sharply as worries about Italy becoming the next Greece abound. Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou will hand in his resignation today.  No official wor... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/9/2011

Markets Plunge as Italian 10-year Bond Climbs Above 7% Yesterday, many analysts said an Italian 10–year bond above 6% would be unsustainable. Today, the Italian 10-year bond has climbed well above the 7% benchmark that no analyst disputes as being unsustainable. The 7% threshold is the point at which institutional i... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/8/2011

The price of Gold peaked briefly above $1,800 before short-term profit taking took prices quickly lower. Silver prices quickly rose about the same time but also dropped after peaking at $35.35. “The daily battle is headlines from Europe (and) short-term profit taking, which keeps gold’s progression higher in check,” said Jeff Wright, managing director... Read More

Midday Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/8/2011

GOLD PASSES $1,800 AS CONTAGION THREATENS EURO ZONE Precious metals prices have gained slightly this morning following a meeting of Greek party leaders. The subject was whether to make Lucas Papademos the new prime minister. There was no word about whether Papademos had accepted the position. Panagoitis Dimitriadis, a public sector pensioner, commented on the severity of this decision, saying, “If this government doesn’t work out, we are lost.” Greece is n... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/8/2011

DRAMA CONTINUES IN ITALY, GREECE In overnight trading, gold and silver prices remained relatively steady. Calyon analyst Robin Bhar said, “Nothing goes up in a straight line, (though) it’s all safe-haven driven; it’s all (Italian Prime Minister Silvio) Berlusconi trading. You can’t let Italy fail, but it’s too big to rescue.” He mentioned that... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/7/2011

PRECIOUS METALS END THE DAY UP; CONCERN GROWS FOR ITALY Prices of precious metals have continued to rise since the Midday Gold & Silver Market Report, spurred on by anxiety over the debt crisis in the euro zone and by reports that a call to use German gold reserves to “sho... Read More

Midday Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/7/2011

WILL EU DO ENOUGH TO CONTAIN CRISIS? Precious metals prices have continued their climb on safe-haven appeal since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The fallout over the Greek prime minister’s resignation and continuing concerns over Italy’s prime minister continue to permeate markets across the globe. “ Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/7/2011

Gold & Silver Up as All Eyes Are on Italy - Greece has decided to accept a bailout. Although this is far from a solution, it does clearly set the focus on Italy. Italy is the region’s third-largest economy, and concerns on whether Italy can get its economic house in order continue to rattle the markets. Markets had rallied on the rumors that Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/4/2011

GOLD OUTPERFORMS OTHER METALS, IS INSURANCE AGAINST EUROPEAN ‘TIME BOMB’ Precious metals have been fairly flat today as the news stays the same in Europe and the U.S.  Metals gained slightly after the European Central Bank announced it was cutting its rates by a quarter-point.  This makes the U.S. dollar stronger, which trad... Read More

Midday Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/4/2011

ITALY REFUSES SUPPORT, STEPS BACK INTO THE NEWS Precious metals prices have trended downward since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. This is primarily due to the rise in value of the dollar and the continuing European debt crisis. With all the concern in Europe, some analysts, including Michael Lewis of Deutsche Bank, believe that " Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/4/2011

UNEMPLOYMENT TICKS DOWN; ITALY TO FOLLOW GREECE After a night of mixed trading, precious metals have dipped after the release of the jobs report.  Economists expected an increase of 90,000 jobs, but the numbers missed that point by 10,000.  The good news from the report was that the unemployment rate fell to 9.0% from 9.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/3/2011

Could Gold Be in for a Record Rally? A story in Bloomberg by Debarati Roy, indicates that gold could be headed to record prices by March, according to those with the most accurate record of forecasting gold prices. These forecasts are driven by a stagnating global economy and a long drawn out European debt crisis.... Read More

Mid Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/3/2011

Gold Prices Drift Slightly Higher in Morning Trading Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is backing away from his plan to require a referendum to accept the European Union bailout offer. Papandreou has received harsh criticism from the opposition party ever since his surprise announcement. There were reports that the prime minister was on his way out. His own party members were defecting and he had lost his maj... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/3/2011

The Greek Government Could Be Heading for Collapse – Precious metals prices are moving upward as stocks are set to open flat. The European debt crisis took a strange turn several days ago when Greece said it had to think about accepting 50% forgiveness on its debt and an additional $130 billion euro loan. Now, it has turned even stranger, after defections from the ruling party have left Prime Minister Papandreou without a... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/2/2011

TO LEAVE OR NOT TO LEAVE, THAT IS THE QUESTION Precious metals continue to rise as the dollar fades, making it more affordable for investors to buy gold. Even though the Federal Reserve came out with positive comments on the U.S. economy, it did not deflect investors’ attention from the fact that the growth outlook for 2012 ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/2/2011

EU MEMBERS WANT GREEK ANSWERS; FED CAUTIOUS BUT STEADY Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have been on a steady rise, due in large part to the expanding safe-haven appeal of gold in volatile markets. The European debt crisis continues, and the Fed likes what it sees in U.S. economic news. Debt concerns have drawn “investors towards ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/2/2011

SAFE-HAVEN APPEAL RETURNS ON MANY CONCERNS In overnight trading, precious metals prices have rebounded on a multitude of developing stories that have strong macroeconomic implications. Gold holdings have risen on the news. According to Dan Smith, head of metals research with Standard Chartered, "There is more of a risk aversion-type dynamic developing because of all the complications around Europe and with the Greek referendum on the cards. … All these things will bring some d... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/1/2011

MARKETS CRUMBLE ON PAPANDREOU’S AUSTERITY CURVEBALL Precious metals and stocks ended the day in negative territory on renewed fears of a Greek default.  Precious metals fell initially but recovered throughout the trading day, with gold closing at only a modest loss.  Silver traded in a wide range, at one point falling almost to $32.00 but closed the day at $33.46. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 11/1/2011

ALL FOCUS BACK ON GREECE Precious metals prices have steadied quite a bit since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. Yesterday, there was a shift in focus from Greece to Italy. Today, all eyes are back on Greece after Prime Minister George Papandreou called for a referendum vote on the bailout package. Some are now calling for the ousting of Papandreou. The u... Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/21/2014 10:56:31 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,287.00 $1,289.00 ($6.90)
Silver $19.34 $19.44 ($0.21)
Platinum $1,394.70 $1,404.70 ($24.00)
Palladium $772.60 $777.60 ($30.50)
4/21/2014 10:56:31 AM EST

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