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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 06/07/2012

YEAR-END ‘FISCAL CLIFF’ CONCERNS FED CHAIRMAN   The Gold price took a dive today after Federal Reserve Chairman Benjamin Bernanke gave no indication of further monetary easing by the Fed. Bernanke testified before the Joint Economic Committee today. He pressed Congress to pass legislation to avoid the Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/7/2012

CHINESE RATE CUT BOOSTS STOCKS; FED CHIEF TO TESTIFY News from China was driving markets this morning, as the central bank in the country cut interest rates by 25 basis points. Jordan Lambert of Spreadex Ltd. said “The unscheduled rate announcement by the Chinese central bank has been long awaited and has satisfied the growing expect... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/6/2012

AMERICAN STOCKS SURGE; GOLD PRICE ALSO HIGHER   Precious Metals prices have seen a relatively volatile day but remained in positive territory throughout the day. Many traders are speculating that poor jobs data, renewed optimism that stimulus will be re-introduced, and growing safe haven sentiment are boosting Precious Metals. Chief market strategist Jeff Kleintop said, “While stocks may be nearing an attractive entry point, Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/6/2012

ECB HOLDS RATES STEADY; SPANISH DEBT SOLUTION IN THE WORKS   Precious Metals were holding on to moderate gains this morning, with the Gold price up about 1 percent and Silver up 3 percent. The European Central Bank (ECB) seems to be the major focus today, announcing this morning it would keep its key lending rate unchanged.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 06/05/2012

INTERNAL SPANISH BAILOUT LABELED ‘TECHNICALLY IMPOSSIBLE’   Spain may be required to accept a bailout soon as that country’s treasury minister told Spanish radio listeners today that it’s “technically impossible” for Spain to bail out itself. Spanish banks are suffering from an overload of debt from the country’s bursting housing bubble that was fueled by cheap in... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 6/5/2012

SPAIN NEEDS BAILOUT? GOLD IN POSITIVE TERRITORY Precious metals are rising again, largely on safe haven appeal, as concerns in Spain and Greece have not abated and gold imports in China are climbing. HSBC wrote, “Gold prices may be supported by China's growing appetite for bullion, as imports from Hong Kong climbed to record highs. Furthermore, imports of gold coins, wh... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/4/2012

OBSERVER SEES QE3 LOOMING; S&P PUTS ODDS ON GREECE EXIT   Today, Gold followed the trends of oil and the euro, as all three assets clearly began to strengthen. The safe haven appeal continues to coincide with G... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/4/2012

PREDICTION ON QE3 ROLLOUT; S&P FORESEES GREECE EXITING EUROZONE Today, gold followed the trends of the euro and oil as all three assets clearly began to strengthen.  The safe haven appeal continues to coincide with gold as Je... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/4/2012

LACKLUSTER JOBS REPORT COULD SPUR MORE EASING   The Federal Open Market Committee has never taken QE3 off the table. The possibility of a third round of quantitative easing has remained an option should the circumstances warrant it. Many analysts view Friday’s dismal jobs report as just the sort of circumstance that might trigger the next round of easing. The report’s 69,000 new jobs added was disappointing, but the news was all the more lackluster considering the... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/1/2012

GOLD PRICE UP MORE THAN $75 FROM FRIDAY MORNING LOW   Gold prices slipped below $1,550 in early morning trading before closing Friday around $1,625. The dismal American jobs report sank stocks around the globe, while Gold again became a safe haven for nervous investors. Gold was up 4 percent on the day. It began the day in negative territory. Is... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/1/2012

GOLD, SILVER SOAR AFTER MORNING JOBS REPORT   Precious Metals prices were rising after a report indicated only 69,000 new jobs were added for May, pushing the unemployment rate to 8.2 percent. Todd Schoenberger at the BlackBay Group in New York said, “For those lucky enough to have a job, their spending power is sliding when accounting for inflation. The markets will respond negatively to this report.” ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 6/1/2012

JOBS DATA OUT TODAY MIGHT BENEFIT GOLD   In overnight and early morning trading, Precious Metals prices were on the rise ahead of a key jobs data report due for release today. Worries continue to mount over European Union economic issues, and Chinese manufacturing data continues to shrink, but Precious Metals are offering some safe haven protec... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 05/31/2012

TREASURY YIELDS AT ALL TIME LOW AS INVESTORS FLEE RISK   Interest rates on 10 year Treasury bonds hit their lowest point ever today as more investors fled risky assets, also driving stocks to continue their recent slump. Interest rates on bonds fall when there is greater demand in the market. “If you look at the global ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 5/31/2012

EMPLOYMENT DATA DISAPPOINTS; SPAIN HAS CRISES American stock futures and European stocks fell this morning after the release of the monthly jobs report by payroll processor Automatic Data Processing Inc. The report showed a worse than expected gain of 133,000 jobs from April to May, and last month’s numbers were revised down by 6,000. Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 5/30/2012

HOUSING DATA, EUROZONE BOOST GOLD’S SAFE HAVEN APPEAL   Precious Metals prices have been on quite a journey today. As eurozone issues continued to simmer and disappointing domestic housing data were released, early morning losses were replaced with gains throughout midday and afternoon trading. Portfolio manager James Dailey said, “This morning’s reversal is indicative that people are starting to come to grips with the fact that there isn’t any fast and ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 5/30/2012

TROUBLED SPAIN MIGHT EXIT EUROZONE   American stock futures and Precious Metals are trading lower this morning in the wake of another credit rating downgrade in Spain. Borrowing costs in that country soared, and it has now become a matter of when, not if, a bailout will be necessary. Reports are also showing that the Europe... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 5/29/2012

GOLD PRICES TIED TO EURO, DOLLAR STRENGTH   Through the weekend, Precious Metals prices have remained relatively even, but prices took a quick jump as American markets opened. Precious Metals prices tracked a bit higher as the euro continued to climb back from a nearly two year low against the dollar. Both currencies are susceptible to the ongoing eurozone debt crisis. Commodities consultant Peter Fertig said, “Gold will be in a critical position at leas... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 5/25/2012

METALS RALLY AHEAD OF HOLIDAY; SPAIN FACES BANKING TROUBLE   Precious Metals continued to rally through afternoon trading. The euro recouped some losses through the week, which helped boost prices. Gold felt the brunt of investor selloffs in other markets. However, ahead of the holiday weekend, not a lot of position changes were expected with bullion or currencies. The eurozone continues to be the... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, 5/25/2012

WEALTH MANAGER SUPPORTS GOLD IN PORTFOLIOS        Fluctuations in the Gold price the past two weeks have made investors reluctant to buy the metal. However, Michael Yoshikami, founder and chairman with Destination Wealth Management, spoke with CNBC regarding reasons why Gold should be included in one’s portfolio. Yoshikami takes into account how central banks have most recently become net buyers of Gold to protect themselves and diversify ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, 5/25/2012

EXPECTATIONS OF EURO STIMULUS HOLDS MARKETS   Precious Metals, stocks and currencies all seem to be trading quietly this morning. Many investors are expecting the European Central Bank to announce some sort of stimulus or support the markets some other way soon. However, strategists at Barclays said, “The bottom line is that in... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report, 5/24/2012

PRECIOUS METALS JOSTLED BY CURRENCIES   Precious Metals prices have been relatively volatile throughout the day, ultimately settling higher and bringing an end to a downward trend over the past few days. The American dollar was down earlier in the day but rallied through the afternoon. There was also some technical maneuverings ahead of a c... Read More

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