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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/2/2012

Gold & Silver Up Ahead of Jobs Report While the stock market was relatively flat in anticipation of Friday’s government monthly employment report, gold and silver experienced solid gains on the day. Of course, rising gold and silver prices might have more to do with remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Testifying before Congress, Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/2/2012

GOLD, PLATINUM UP MORE THAN 10% IN 2012; PORTUGAL NEXT FOR BAILOUT?   All precious metals are still in positive territory, as they were earlier this morning. Gold has risen close to 12% this year alone for several reasons. China’s demand in the retail sector is more than 50% greater than last year. India, the world’s largest Gold-buying country, increased its Gold consumption when its currency became stronger. There also is greater demand from Asia. Anne... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/2/2012

BERNANKE WARNS CONGRESS OF ‘SUDDEN FISCAL CRISIS'   Precious metals prices gained this morning amid a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Bernanke warned Congress that unless fiscal policy is on a sustainable path, this country is at a risk of a sudden fiscal crisis. “Although historical experience and economic the... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/1/2012

DOLLAR FALLS AS EUROPE LOOKS MORE STABLE    Precious metals prices rose slightly today as the market absorbed positive news surrounding the German economy. This news gave investors a sense of stability in European markets, as investors are hopeful that a resolution to the ongoing saga of European debt wil... Read More

Mid–Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/1/2012

OBAMA PUSHES MORTGAGE PLAN; IS THE DOLLAR BILL DOOMED?    Precious metals prices were holding steady this afternoon compared with this morning’s prices. However, despite the lack of fluctuation, this past month has been the strongest January for Gold in more than 30 years. The price of Gold rose more than 11% for the month, the largest gain since August 2011... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 2/1/2012

GOLD HAS HIGHEST GAIN IN JANUARY IN 32 YEARS!   Precious metals prices were trading higher this morning. The euro was supported by relatively strong German economic data. However, concerns persist over the economic situations in Greece and Portugal, which are viewed as positives for Gold. That feeling is supported by Commerzbank analysts. In a note to investors, they wrote, “Concerns about Greece and Portugal are keeping demand for Gold high and supporti... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/31/2012

GOLD EDGES AHEAD AS OIL PRICES DIP   Precious metals prices have stayed fairly steady this afternoon, with Gold showing a slight rise. Oil prices fell toward the end of today after the U.S. dollar rose and more negative news about... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/31/2012

SILVER DEMAND RISING; GOLD GETTING FRESH START   Industrial demand for Silver is hitting a record high as the metal is being used in solar-panel products that will power 20 million homes, creating a spark of interest from investors. Barclays Capital estimates manufacturers will use 2.5% of Silver produc... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/31/2012

GOLD, EURO HIGHER, BUT SO IS EUROZONE UNEMPLOYMENT Gold is trading higher this morning, tracking the euro, which is benefitting from fresh hopes on a resolution to Greece’s debt crisis and the new EU fiscal unity treaty.  The euro may also be reacting to positive news out of Germany, where unemployment levels reached a 20-year low in January.  Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/30/2012

CAN AUSTERITY COEXIST WITH GROWTH IN EUROPE?   Precious metals prices have remained relatively steady this afternoon, as many analysts are looking for some resolution in the eurozone. With the boost Gold received from the Federal Reserve statement late last week, it still is viewed as being directly tied to what is going on in Europe. The main obstacle is the lack of resolution surrounding the Greece debt crisis. Credit Suisse analyst Tom Kendall said, “... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/30/2012

EUROZONE LIKE SLOW-MOTION TRAIN WRECK; ANALYST BULLISH ON GOLD Gold seems to be resisting a correction in price, as it is only slightly down since this morning. RBS analyst Nikos Kavalis said, “Without a doubt, this morning the main story is the risk sell-off, whether we like it or not these days, on … what concerns there are towards the euro and euro zone.” UBS ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/30/2012

Gold & Silver Prices Decline Slightly in Early Trading Although it is being reported that Greece and its private creditors are close to a deal, no deal was completed over the weekend. This, along with growing concerns about the world economy and sent the euro and world stocks lower in morning trading. As it has been lately, as so goes the euro, so goes gold and... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/27/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES POST GAINS    Gold and Silver prices tried to give back recent gains today, but market news would not allow it. Both Gold and Silver climbed out of negative territory and posted nice gains on the day. The Fitch Ratings downgrade of Italy, Spain and three other European countries did not shake the stock markets as much as many analysts would have thought, but it did cont... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/27/2012

FITCH RATINGS DOWNGRADES FIVE EURO NATIONS    Precious metals prices have rebounded off this morning’s lows, continuing the upward trend of prices over the past few days. The Federal Reserve’s ultra-loose monetary policy as well as the recent announcement of further downgrades of European nations by Fitch Ratings, in conjunction with downgrades from Standard & Poor’s a couple of weeks ago, has boosted the appeal of Gold during this economic unce... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/27/2012

FASTEST INCREASE IN GDP IN 18 MONTHS STILL WORSE THAN EXPECTED    Most U.S. stock futures turned lower after the fourth-quarter Gross Domestic Product report was released. The U.S. economy grew 2.8% in the fourth quarter of 2011. This was the fastest growth in 18 months, but economists were expecting an increase of 3%.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/26/2012

FED’S EASING CAUSES TURMOIL FOR BANK STOCKS   Precious metals prices have remained steady after this morning’s gains, after gains in the past two days related to the Federal Reserve’s position on the U.S. economy. While the Fed holds interest rates down, it opens the door to more fluidity of cash and lower prices for other currencies, making Gold more desirable as a protective asset. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/26/2012

QE3 LOOKING MORE PROBABLE    Precious metals prices continued their upward trend from this morning’s Gold & Silver Market Report. This was primarily due to the fallout from the Fed's perceived lack of confidence in the current economic condition. Although some economic data look good, the overall outlook remains poor, which is boo... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/26/2012

GOLD, SILVER CONTINUE TO EXTEND GAINS   Gold and Silver prices began Wednesday morning in negative territory, but this changed immediately upon yesterday’s Federal Reserve announcement. The Federal Reserve announced that it would extend low interest rates well beyond 2013, to at least the end of 2014. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke also made it clear that if further stimulus is necessary, the Fed is prepared to ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report - 1/25/2012

GOLD UP OVER 7% IN NEW YEAR ON FEARS OF INFLATION Precious metals have continued to rally on the news that the Fed will not be raising interest rates anytime in the near future, continuing their program “Operation Twist” (swapping short-term bonds for longer-term treasuries). Low interest rates is the Fed’s idea of easing the blow of the financial crisis on our economy just like the Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report - 1/25/2012

GOLD PRICE EXCEEDS $1,700; SILVER CROSSES $33.00 Precious metal prices have all rebounded nicely from morning lows on the announcement from the U.S. Federal Reserve that the interest rates will not be raised until at least 2014. The Fed believes that the unemployment rate still needs to be controlled and anticipates that inflation will remain consistent with firm prices. The actions from the Federal Reserve shows ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/25/2012

FED STANCE ON INTEREST RATES NOT EXPECTED TO CHANGE Precious metals markets are down this morning, and stock futures are also down as the Federal Reserve is slated to make a decision on interest rates today.  “I think the economic and earnings news will direct another mixed session for stocks, as the [Federal Open Market Comm... Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/25/2014 3:43:35 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,293.20 $1,295.20 $2.60
Silver $19.56 $19.66 ($0.09)
Platinum $1,402.60 $1,412.60 $3.00
Palladium $797.00 $802.00 ($1.30)
4/25/2014 3:43:35 AM EST

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