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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

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

GREEK PRIME MINISTER SURPRISES EURO ZONE, CALLS FOR A VOTE In overnight trading, precious metals are down as a result of a domino effect that started – where else? – in Europe.  Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou shocked the euro zone when he called for a referendum on the bailout plan agreed upon last week.  The Greek pe... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/31/2011

MAJOR PLAYER IN GLOBAL FINANCE DECLARES BANKRUPTCY MF Global, a multibillion-dollar trader in commodities and derivatives, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today.  The company was forced to take huge write-offs due to last week’s deal to prevent a Greek default.  Part of the deal was for holders of Greek debt to voluntarily take a 50% write-off on the bonds... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/31/2011

ITALY SQUARELY IN DEBT CRISIS’S CROSSHAIRS Precious metals prices have remained steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The currency market is having a definite influence with Japan’s move to strengthen the yen. However, the biggest news continues to lay in Europe as last week’s summit’s goodwill has quickly evaporated thanks in large part to Italy... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/31/2011

JAPANESE INTERVENTION MEANS STRONGER DOLLAR, LOWER METALS In overnight trading, precious metals were down and stock futures are pointing towards a similar start for Wall Street.  The U.S. dollar is stronger, thanks to the Japanese government intervening in the market in an attempt to curb the yen’s appreciation.  A stronger yen hurts the export-... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2011

GREECE DODGES A BULLET, BUT WILL THE U.S.? Precious metals have stayed steady in today’s trading. Gold is ending the week with its highest weekly gain in two months at approximately 6%. Credit Suisse said in a research note, “Beyond the very near-term we think economic fundamentals will be watched more closely again. In this context, we still thin... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2011

EU FEARS STILL PRESENT, DEBT FOCUS SHIFTS TO U.S. Precious metals prices have remained relatively steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. There seems to be an overall lack of optimism of the euro zone debt deal. In addition, the super committee tasked with solving the U.S. deficit problem seems to be unable to come to a resolution. According to The... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2011

OPTIMISM OVER EUROPE REMAINS; INVESTORS STILL WANT SAFE HAVEN In overnight trading, precious metals were down along with stock futures.  It seems that optimism over the EU debt deal remains, but not enough to continue the stock market’s rally.  Joshua Raymond of City Index explained that appetite for risk is still well-sup... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2011

STOCKS POST MASSIVE GAINS ON NEWS OF EURO ZONE DEAL Precious metals are up slightly since the mid-day commentary, pushed by a weaker dollar and euro.  However, stocks were the real news makers today, with the S&P 500 gaining 3.43% as it pushes toward its biggest monthly rally in almost 4 decades. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2011

METALS UP ON WEAKER DOLLAR Since the morning commentary, stocks have continued to rally on the news of the euro zone debt deal.  The euro has followed, and has also brought gold and silver along with it.  Kathy Lien of GFT said, “Investors around the world are cheering the fact that the Europeans have sucked it up and done what was necessary ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2011

EURO DEAL BOOSTS STOCKS; U.S. DEBT DEADLINE STILL LOOMS Overnight trading was fairly volatile for gold and silver while platinum, palladium, and global stocks rallied on the news that leaders in the euro zone have agreed upon a plan to shore up Greece’s debt burden and to contain the debt crisis in the whole region.  In the agreem... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2011

CHINESE AID ALLEVIATES FEAR; EUROPE STILL NOT FIXED Gold made nice gains today, although it has backed off slightly since the Mid-Day Commentary.  French President Nicolas Sarkozy will speak directly with the head of the Chinese government, Hu Jintao, to appeal to China for an investment in the European Financial Stability Facility... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2011

DEADLOCK ON EU DEBT CRISIS HEIGHTENS FEARS OF NON-RESOLUTION The concerns hitting the market since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report continue to revolve around the deadlock involving the EU debt crisis inflicted by Greece and corporate earnings in the national markets. The safe-haven appeal of gold seems to have returned based on these economic fears. &quo... Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/24/2014 12:08:21 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,286.70 $1,288.70 $2.00
Silver $19.43 $19.53 $0.04
Platinum $1,395.70 $1,405.70 $1.80
Palladium $782.60 $787.60 $0.70
4/24/2014 12:08:21 AM EST

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