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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/16/2011

GEITHNER WARNS OF DAMAGING ‘LOOSE TALK’ In overnight trading, gold was mostly down before turning to gains this morning.  European and Asian stocks were up, but U.S. stock futures on Wall Street (APMEX’s new home) are looking to open sharply down as Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/15/2011

GOLD DROPS TO THREE-WEEK LOW; ECB ANNOUNCES DOLLAR FUNDING In the time between the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report and the posting of this report, gold has rebounded slightly. Despite that rebound, the precious metal still ended the day down 2.5%. This reflects a drop to g... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/15/2011

GOLD SLIDES AS TRADERS TAKE ON MORE RISK Gold and silver prices have both slipped since the Morning Commentary.  Gold has been stronger than silver, with gold only falling by about 0.1% and silver slipping by 0.8% since the Morning Commentary.  It seems the market may be growing more comfortable with the Greek debt situation.  World Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/15/2011

SOFTENED STANCE ON GREECE, JOBS DATA WORSENS From the Closing Gold and Silver Market Report to now, precious metals pricing has seen a downward turn, primarily on the growing confidence that Greece can be bailed out. Not everyone shares that rosy outlook. "It's the denial stage that's taken hold of all the markets Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/14/2011

GOLD UP 29% IN 2011; CHINA AND INDIA GOLD DEMAND STILL STRONG Precious metals are up from mid-day trading prices. China’s announcement to help the eurozone has somewhat eased tensions over the financial crisis, for now, giving gold a rest as investors take a shot at riskier investments. As mentioned in this morning’s commentary, the dollar has done well today which has also taken away from the safe haven buying of gold. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/14/2011

GREEK DEFAULT COULD BE IMMINENT Gold has slipped slightly since the Morning Commentary, down approximately 0.5% since then.  Silver has ticked down as well by about the same percentage.  Despite stocks being up on U.S. and European exchanges today, the market seems to be anticipating a default by debt-ridden Greece sooner rather than later.  The cos... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/14/2011

FRENCH BANKS DOWNGRADED; FED PREPARES TO DO THE ‘TWIST’ Precious metals were mostly down throughout overnight trading, while stock futures were down before turning higher earlier this morning.  The Producer Price Index and retail sales numbers were released at 7:30 am (CT), and showed virtually no change from July’s numbers.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/13/2011

STOCKS SURGE LATE AGAIN; ‘BRICS’ TO BUY EURO DEBT? Much like yesterday, stocks surged late to close in the black after spending most of the day in the red.  Gold and platinum added to gains this afternoon, while silver and palladium have remained relatively flat.  Jeffrey Christian of CPM Group said that investors thought yesterday’s dip in gold... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/13/2011

MERKEL REJECTS CALLS FOR GREEK INSOLVENCY; ANOTHER DEBT VOTE? Between the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report and now, prices on gold, silver, platinum, and palladium have all inched up slightly. After yesterday’s losses on gold futures, today the precious metal has seen a 0.4% increase since this morning, with silver increasing 0.8%. In a response to calls by some member... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/13/2011

GLOBAL LEADERS WORRY OF GREEK DEFAULT Since the Closing Gold & Silver Market Report yesterday afternoon, precious metals’ prices have climbed. The investor sell-off has abated and appeal for gold is again on the rise thanks in large part to a potential Greek debt default and the European banking crisis. "There is a slow-motion t... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/12/2011

MARKET SWINGS WILDLY AS JITTERY INVESTORS SCROUNGE FOR A SCRAP OF GOOD NEWS Gold has ticked upward slightly since the Mid-Day Commentary.  However, the stock market has surged late in the day.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hit a low point at around 2:15 pm, having lost nearly 170 points.  Following that, stocks surged, and the DJIA closed up by 68 points, a gain of over 200 points in a span of just 45 minutes. Concerns of further Greek debt problem... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/12/2011

EUROZONE CONTINUES TO HAMMER AWAY AT CONFIDENCE Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals have continued to decline, as investors seem to be selling their holdings to cover their losses in other investments. Uneasiness with the market increased due to the lack of any clear message ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/12/2011

CONCERNS OVER EUROZONE HAVE INVESTORS CASHING IN Precious metals dipped in overnight trading, as gold’s mostly-negative correlation to the dollar held true.  The dollar is still strengthening thanks to concerns over the debt situation in Europe, which is also bringing global stocks and U.S. stock futures down.  Read More

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

UNEASINESS IN EUROZONE BUOYS GOLD Precious metals have remained relatively flat this afternoon, while stocks tumbled along with the euro.  The dollar strengthened throughout the day, but its normal negative correlation to gold didn’t force the yellow metal down.  This is likely thanks to the uneasiness in the eurozone.  As James Duni... Read More

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

G7 CONFERENCE & ECB BOARD MEMBER STEPPING DOWN = ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, gold and silver have seemed to regain their footing while platinum and palladium continue to slide. There was an initial climb in stocks based on President Obama’s speech last night, but has since tailed off on heightened terrorism threats and u... Read More

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

OBAMA’S SPEECH DRAWS MIXED REVIEWS; INVESTORS WANT ACTION, NOT WORDS Precious metals were mixed in overnight trading, as they saw a bump before heading lower to where they are now.  U.S. stock futures are also down, signaling a negative start for Wall Street trading this morning.  All eyes were on President Barack Obama last n... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/8/2011

OBAMA’S SPEECH HYPE “OVERDONE” Precious metals have traded higher today off of the mid-day spot prices. U.S. stocks declined and gold traded higher after Bernanke said in his speech this afternoon that the central bank would discuss aid options when they meet this month. The next speech that investors are waiting for is President Obama’s to Congress later today regarding the jobs crisis. However, Marc Pado, U.S. Market Strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, feels that Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/8/2011

MORE OF THE SAME IN CONGRESS In morning trading, stocks have erased some declines and are mostly positive, along with platinum and palladium.  Gold and silver have remained relatively stable from the gains experienced this morning, likely buoyed by the uncertainty in the stock market.  Investors are awaiting President Obama’s speech to Congress tonight, perhaps explaining the tentative feeling towards the volatile market.  Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/8/2011

EUROPE’S DEBT CRISIS ACCUMULATES, CONFIDENCE TUMBLING Since the Closing Gold & Silver Market Report yesterday afternoon, precious metals are on the rise. After yesterday’s profit-taking, investors are getting back into the gold market. Also supporting precious metals prices are additional fears of a European recession, sparked by the European Central Bank keeping ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/7/2011

OIL PRICES RISE; TRADERS SPECULATE THAT MORE STIMULUS SPENDING IS ON THE HORIZON Gold has stabilized somewhat since dropping considerably in early trading.  Change since the Mid-Day Commentary is down $4.40, which represents a change of 0.2%.  Oil prices have risen on fears of a weather system off the coast of Mexico str... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/7/2011

CENTRAL BANKS CONTINUE TO MAKE GOLD A PRIORITY Precious metals are trading lower today off yesterday’s highs, but are higher than they were this morning. Some of the pullback in gold prices came from profit taking, as investors pulled out of gold and into riskier investments of stocks. This came after news of European markets closing higher today, giving some a ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/7/2011

$300 BILLION GIFT TO JOBS FROM OBAMA With U.S. stock futures gaining in overnight trading, precious metals have fallen.  The jobs market is looking to get a boost from a reported $300 billion aid package that President Barack Obama is set to unveil in a speech to Congress Thursday.  The package aims to add jobs to the economy vi... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/6/2011

BERNANKE SAYS RISK TO U.S. BANKS IS SMALL Precious metals prices have been basically flat since the Mid-Day Market Report, with gold and silver only swinging very slightly to the downside.  Stocks have pared losses this afternoon after losing as much 2.9% earlier in the day.  Many investors are still seeking a safe haven, keeping gold steady despite the late... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/6/2011

ECONOMIC CONFIDENCE SAGS ON EUROPE NEWS Precious metals have remained steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. Gold is beholden to its safe-haven status in part due to the startling news out of Switzerland that the Swiss franc is now going to be pegged to other currencies in the world in order to avoid a potential inflationary recession in Switzerland... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/6/2011

Heading into the Morning Trading - Gold is Up & Stocks are Down Gold prices once again approached record levels overnight before retreating to just below $1,900 per oz. Silver, platinum and palladium prices are down. U.S. stock futures are also sharply lower on the news out of Europe and the continued disappointment with last week’s jobs report. The Euro... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/2/2011

The Worst Jobs Report in Over a Year Send Gold & Silver Soaring The equity and precious metals markets continued digesting today’s dismal August jobs report. The U.S. stock market closed down 253 points, while gold and silver prices shot upwards. Zero job growth was not the news economists expected and this only added fuel to the fear of another recession. Read More

Mid-day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/2/2011

ZERO JOBS GROWTH = LACK OF CONFIDENCE Precious metals have remained steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. Precious metals are up for the day based on the relatively poor jobs report this morning. Talk of recession tends to stoke the safe haven appeal of precious metals when disappointing news hits the market, since stocks and oil tumbles. M... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/2/2011

August Jobs Report is a Big Fat Goose Egg Gold and silver prices have risen overnight, in anticipation of another lackluster jobs report. The U.S. stock market futures are falling on the same expectations. The report just came out at 7:30 AM (CT) and once again the number falls below expectations. Most projections were for between 68,000 -71,000 new jobs created, but there were no gains and unemployment holds at 9.1%. Gold and s... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/1/2011

PREDICTIONS SAY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS 9% Precious metals are trading slightly lower today, partly thanks to the U.S. dollar strengthening.  Investors likely took profits in gold and stayed out of stocks, waiting on Friday’s jobs report.  As a result of the dollar rallying, gold looks more expensive to other countries.  Director of Tac... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/1/2011

DATA BOOSTS CONFIDENCE, GREECE STILL JEOPARDIZED Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals have generally stayed the course. Gold has slipped a little based on hope of another round of quantitative easing, as well as the better-than-expected manufacturing and jobs data. This morning most analysts had predicted a drop below 50 on the In... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/1/2011

JOBLESS CLAIMS MIXED; LAGARDE SHOWS BACKBONE U.S. stock futures are pointing to a low start for Wall Street this morning, after a night of mixed trading that now has precious metals mostly flat.  Losses in stock futures were pared after the weekly jobless claims report showed a drop of 12,000 claims from last w... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/31/2011

FED PRESIDENT HINTS AT STIMULUS POLICY, BUT DISSENTION IS STRONG Precious metals are closing the day close to where they opened, with all prices moving less than 1% for the day.  Today’s price movement, or lack thereof, indicates indecision in the market.  Double-dip recession fears still pervade the market, but at the same time, many investors are moving into riskier assets, pursuing a value investment in what they see as underpriced equities. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/31/2011

S&P GIVES SUBPRIME LOANS HIGHER RATING THAN U.S. Precious metals are trading higher since early morning trading despite the rise in the stock markets.  The better-than-expected numbers of the Chicago PMI and factory orders seem to have restored some faith and quelled consumer fears of a double-dip recession.  Even Europe’s markets closed much higher today.  Histo... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/31/2011

PRIVATE JOBS REPORT DISAPPOINTS; INVESTORS OPTIMISTIC In overnight trading, global stocks were largely higher (along with platinum and palladium), while gold and silver were mainly flat.  U.S. stock futures are still up after the slightly disappointing ADP Private-Sector Jobs report, which showed a gain of 91,000 jobs this month.  Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/30/2011

Gold traded slightly higher this afternoon after surging in morning trading, closing up more than 2%.  Stocks fell back from their peak this afternoon while gold continued to climb.  Silver also made solid gains and also closed higher by almost 2%. The minutes from the meeting of the Federal Open Markets Committee were released this... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/30/2011

S&P “CLOSELY MONITORS” EUROPE FOR DOUBLE DIP RECESSION Precious metals are still trading higher today, with gold and silver down slightly from this morning’s highs.  News of consumer confidence deteriorating and the Case-Shiller index declining has spurred precious metals buying.  Also contributing to higher precious metals prices are the continued rumors of qua... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/30/2011

“LITTLE TO BE CONFIDENT ABOUT” WITH ECONOMY Gold, silver, platinum, and palladium were mostly flat in overnight trading, but have recently swung higher.  U.S. stock futures are pointing to a low start for Wall Street, as investors await the release of economic data regarding consumer confidence.  Consumer confidence is expect... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/24/2011

GREEK STOCKS SHOOT UP, BUT FINLAND WANTS COLLATERAL; CHINA’S GOLD BUGS KEEP BUYING Gold closed out the day lower than it had last Friday, after experiencing both highs and lows that brought the price per ounce up over $1,840 per ounce and down to nearly $1,781 per ounce during intraday trading. Gold futures for December delivery ended down $5.70 for the day. Silver, platinum, and palladium ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/29/2011

STOCKS UP AGAIN ON STRONG ECONOMIC DATA, GOLD HOLDS RELATIVELY STEADY Gold has turned lower but only lost modest ground in morning trading. Losses were pared mostly due to some demand as a safe haven, although many investors are feeling more confident in riskier markets, pushing stocks up strongly. Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 8/29/2011

Record Prices Only Increase Chinese Demand for Gold – Chinese investors are putting even more money into gold bars as gold prices rise. August is typically a slow month for Chinese jewelers, but many shops polled by Reuters in Shanghai are reporting solid gold sales for the month. "The surge in prices has sparked another gold-buying craze. The 50 gram and 100 gram gold bars were selling like hot cakes," said Ms.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –8/26/2011

GOLD AND SILVER EXTEND GAINS Precious metals have pulled ahead of mid-day trading prices with gold now sitting comfortably above $60 gains on the day and silver up over $0.50.  Platinum and Palladium are also double-digits ahead on the day.  It was no surprise that Bernanke did not give very much information in his speech but he did open the door to the idea of easing in September.  Read More

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APMEX Market Reports provide our readers with a review of spot price activity and some of the factors that may be affecting the market for Precious Metals. While the information is obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, we do not guarantee its accuracy or its completeness and we encourage you to conduct your own investigation prior to making any decision based on the information. The Market Reports are not intended as a comprehensive discussion and there may be other factors affecting the financial marketplace. These Market Reports are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute a recommendation by APMEX to hold, purchase or sell any Precious Metal product. All orders, purchases and sales, if any, are subject to the terms of the User Agreement and other applicable policies.

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