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

At 12PM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were:

  • Gold price - $1,421.00
  • Silver price - $35.95
  • Platinum price - $1,781.70
  • Palladium price - $765.50


COMMENTARY: Precious metal prices are on the rebound after experiencing a sharp drop on news of the Japanese earthquake. Gold spot price is now up $7.50 – Silver price is up 79 cents – Platinum spot price is up $15.10 – Palladium spot is down $1.90 

Well the good news is that it does not appear that the tsunami slamming into Hawaii and California will cause any significant damage, but the death toll in Japan is rising. The worst is probably over with, but residents are still being asked to stay on safe ground.

Consumer confidence, which was on the rise fell to five month low in early March. Gas prices moving up along with the associated rising food costs are the probable culprits.

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US Dollar Prices are in USD

Precious Metal Prices
4/23/2014 9:14:49 PM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,285.40 $1,287.40 $0.80
Silver $19.37 $19.47 ($0.02)
Platinum $1,394.90 $1,404.90 $1.00
Palladium $783.40 $788.40 $1.40
4/23/2014 9:14:49 PM EST

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