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Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 3/28/2014

GOLD FALLS ON STRONGER DOLLAR Gold ended Monday down nearly two percent as investor concerns grew over rising U.S. interest rates. The market turned somewhat bearish last week after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen stated the Fed’s plan to end its monthly bond buying program and possibly raising interest rates shortly after the current fiscal policy ends. "Momentum investors are capitaliz... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/28/2014

METALS SHOW SLIGHT TREND UPWARD DESPITE FALLING EURO Gold has been trading slightly lower throughout the morning, while Silver has maintained small gains. This relative price stability is unusual in an environment of a falling euro and a strengthening U.S. dollar. The European Central Bank (ECB) is keeping a close watch on deflationary pressures especially coming out of Spain. Earlier this week, ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann – governor of Germany's Bundesbank - ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/28/2014

GOLD REMAINS BELOW $1,300 ON DECLINING TENSIONS Gold and Silver prices remain below the $1,300 per ounce and $20.00 per ounce levels respectively this morning. VTB Capital analyst Andrey Kryuchenkov said, “Considering that geopolitical tensions have somewhat abated and risk sentiment has improved after good U.S. data, you will barely see any safe-haven buying at this point and there is nothing to hold G... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/27/2014

METALS FEEL PRESSURE FROM ECONOMIC DATA AND STRONGER DOLLAR Precious Metals are continuing to trade lower through mid-day trading as the U.S. dollar edged higher.  Data released Tuesday showed better than expected growth in the U.S. economy and a fall in weekly jobless claims.  This in turn has pressured metals with Gold currently trading under $1,300.... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/27/2014

TECHNICAL SELLING BRINGS GOLD BELOW $1,300 Precious Metals prices are lower in early morning trading, and the Gold price has given up the $1,300 per ounce mark for the first time in six weeks. VTB Capital analyst Andrey Kryuchenkov explained that technical selling is a large part of why Gold has fallen this morning, saying, “Stops (were) triggered below $1,300 [per ounce]. There’s been some continuous s... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/26/2014

GOLD BUOYED BY CHINESE DEMAND, POSSIBLE ECB STIMULUS The Gold price fell this morning as a stronger U.S. dollar further pressured the yellow metal.  However, Gold remained above the technical level of $1,300 per ounce as robust demand from China and the prospect of a European Central Bank stimulus helped buoy Precious Metals from further experiencing furt... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/26/2014

GOLD REBOUNDS DESPITE STRONGER DOLLAR The Gold price has rebounded from its five-week low, although it is still facing resistance from a stronger U.S. dollar. Macquarie analyst Matthew Turner said, “Improving US data suggests the gold price should continue moving lower, but uncertainty about geopolitical events are tempering bears' conviction.” Turner also said that Chinese demand could play a large par... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/25/2014

GOLD DEADLOCKED ON YELLEN COMMENTS AND UKRAINE RISK The Gold price remains relatively flat today as escalating tension in Ukraine helped stall the dip the yellow metal has experienced since the latest Federal Open Market Committee Meeting.  “There is some safe-haven buying because of Russia,” Tom Power, a senior commodity broker at... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/25/2014

INVESTORS FOCUS ON DATA The Gold price has remained mostly flat in morning trading. A firmer U.S. dollar is pressuring the yellow metal’s price, and profit-taking appears to also be taking a toll. Mitsubishi analyst Jonathan Butler said, “Investors are moving on to the macroeconomic factors although there is still a lot of talk of sanctions against Russia.” Butler appears to be referring to Gold’s statu... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/25/2014

GOLD UP AHEAD OF DATA; ECB ECONOMIES STRUGGLE Precious Metals are trading relatively flat through early morning trading as investors look forward to economic data being released on Tuesday.  When asked his opinion on Gold’s recent shortcomings, Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank said, “due no doubt to further profit-taking after net long positions in Gol... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/24/2014

GOLD FALLS ON STRONGER DOLLAR; ECONOMISTS BELIEVE IMPROVEMENT COMING Gold ended the day down nearly two percent as investor concerns grow over rising U.S. interest rates.  The market turned somewhat bearish last week after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen stated the Fed’s plan to end its monthly bond buying program and possibly raise interest rates shortly after the current fiscal policy ends.  " Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/24/2014

GOLD DIPS AS PROPSECTS FOR THE U.S. DOLLAR STRENGTHEN The Gold price has fallen to its lowest level in one month as expectations for higher interest rates and the forthcoming end to quantitative easing are boosting prospects for the U.S. dollar.  Gold experienced a significant rally earlier this month as geopolitical tensions in Uk... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/24/2014

GOLD LOWER ON STRONGER DOLLAR Gold and Silver prices are approximately one percent lower in early-morning trading due to a stronger U.S. dollar. Natixis analyst Bernard Dahdah said, “Gold started dropping once the [U.S. Federal Reserve] came out with the rate news. We saw increasing strength in the dollar, and 10-year U.S. yields increased quite sharply. With higher yields you get a higher opportunity c... Read More

Weekly Gold & Silver Market Recap – 3/21/2014

GOLD HITS SIX MONTH HIGH Gold hit a fresh six-month high Monday morning following a vote in Crimea to break from Ukraine. Western countries began warning Russia of sanctions after the vote, spurring geopolitical tensions that are generally positive for Gold. Societe Generale analyst Robin Bhar said, “It's definitely soft economic data, risk aversion, Ukraine and geopolitical tensions. Also there is mor... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/21/2014

METALS TRADING HIGHER; U.S. DOLLAR LOSES GROUND Precious Metals are continuing to trade mostly higher through mid-day trading.  However, even with today’s price increase, Gold is set for its biggest weekly pullback in nearly four months.  Jonathan Citrin, founder and executive chairman of CitrinGroup said, “Gold has had an interesting ride as it pinballs between ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/21/2014

GOLD OUTPERFORMING EVERYTHING IN 2014 Precious Metals are mostly higher in early-morning trading. After a rough year in 2013, “Gold is beating nearly every investment this year,” according to MarketWatch. Mike McGlone, head of research at ETF Securities, said, “The world’s primary asset measure, the S&P 500, reached all-time … highs in 201... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/20/2014

PRECIOUS METALS PRICES CONTINUE TO FALL; MORE SANCTIONS FOR RUSSIA Precious Metals continue to lose steam and are trading lower through afternoon trading.  As investors continue to monitor the geopolitical situation in the Ukraine, Gold prices have decreased based on the perception that the situation will escalate.  Saxo Bank's head of commodities research, Ole Hansen, said, “The risk related to Ukraine has not gone away... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/20/2014

GOLD DOWN ON YELLEN COMMENTS Gold and Silver are down for the fourth straight session as the market continues to react to the Federal Reserve’s commitment to continued asset purchase reduction.  With the ongoing taper of monetary stimulus measures, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen also indicated a time frame of “around six months” before the Fed will b... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/20/2014

GOLD HITS THREE WEEK LOW AFTER FED COMMENTS The Gold price hit a three-week low Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen made hawkish comments on monetary policy. These comments, plus an apparent easing of tensions in Ukraine, are negative for Gold, according to Saxo Bank’s head of commodities research Ole Hansen. Hansen said, “The market is now busy pricing in higher rates sooner than pre... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/19/2014

METALS DROP AFTER FED STATEMENT; POLICY MEETING REVEALS NEW DETAILS Precious Metals are under pressure today following U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s statement that interest rates will remain low after the U.S. economy stabilizes.  The Fed had previously announced interest rates would increase once the job market recovered to a rate of 6.5 percent and inflation rose to a targeted point, so this news threw the market into a frenzy.  Over the past co... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/19/2014

GOLD DIPS ON FED MEETING EXPECTATIONS A stronger dollar has weighed on the Gold price today as investors await the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s monthly policy meeting.  Resounding expectations are that the Federal Reserve will deem the U.S. economy strong enough to continue its current pace of asset purchase reduction.  “Today rea... Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/16/2014 9:14:03 PM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,301.40 $1,303.40 ($2.10)
Silver $19.54 $19.64 ($0.04)
Platinum $1,426.20 $1,436.20 ($1.60)
Palladium $798.00 $803.00 ($0.30)
4/16/2014 9:14:03 PM EST

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