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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/19/2012

IMF PLAN AIDS EUROPE, FACES CHALLENGES; U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS FALL    Most precious metals prices were on the rise in early morning trading. The euro has reached a two-week high against the U.S. dollar. The announcement of access to bailout funds from the International Monetary Fund is facing hurdles but is viewed as a boost to European stocks. Senior analyst Radeep Unni of Richcomm Global Services said, “Rising risk appetite, a weak U.S. dollar and t... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/18/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES MAINTAIN GAINS THROUGH AFTERNOON    Gold and Silver prices have maintained modest gains through the afternoon trading hours. On a day when no news significantly affected the precious metals market, it is no surprise to see little in price movement. One piece of news that eventually could rock the markets is the potential for another congressional battle on whether to raise the U.S. debt limit. Read More

Mid–Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/18/2012

GREECE, CREDITORS MAKE LAST-DITCH EFFORT   Last week, Greek officials met with creditors to determine interest rates it will pay on new bonds and to agree on a plan for investor losses. Talks broke down, but they have resumed today with two points of contention still on the table. Greece needs a deal with these private investors to avoid a painful default. ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/18/2012

IMF TO INCREASE EURO LENDING; GEOPOLITICAL TENSIONS ABOUND   U.S. stock futures are up mildly, while precious metals prices are dipping slightly after the release of economic data this morning. Wholesale prices, a key gauge of inflation, fell by 0.1% in the U.S. However, this decline in prices is only due to large dip... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/17/2012

GOLD RALLIES; U.S. RECOVERY OUTLOOK POSITIVE   Precious metals prices ended today on a positive note. Gold’s rally today was based on a weakening dollar and Europe’s financial and credit issues. Jim Steel with HSBC said, “The market reacted to an increase in risk tolerance. Gold was also riding the coattails of sharp increases for U.S. stocks and oil.” George Gero of RBC Capital Markets shared his viewpoint on Europe, saying, Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/17/2012

EUROPE’S BANKS CURB LENDING; CHINESE DATA BUOYS INVESTORS    Since today’s opening bell, precious metals prices have remained steady or up for the day. Gold seems to be benefiting from the less-than-stellar trade deficit data out of China, which is boosting American markets. The euro debt crisis continues, but the good German economic data has boosted the euro. Gold’s rise actually has come without the benefit of a weaker dollar. However, Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/17/2012

CHINESE, GERMAN POSITIVES LIFT PRECIOUS METALS PRICES    Positive economic data out of China and Germany have boosted markets this morning. Gold is enjoying a price rise of nearly 2%, while Silver, Platinum, and Palladium prices are up even more. Speaking about Gold’s price so far in 2012, Macquarie analyst Hayden Atkins said, “Interest came back in ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/16/2012

GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS SHAPES EUROZONE    Precious metals prices have been relatively stable this afternoon in global markets. Gold continues to look like a good choice for investors, as prices are still up 5% this month. The fear continues to revolve around the eurozone debt crisis. Analyst Peter Fertig said, “Gold is not a hedge against problems in the eurozone, at least as far as the debt... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/16/2012

GOLD WILL REACH $2,012 IN 2012, EDITOR SAYS Since this morning’s Gold & Silver Market Report was released, precious metals prices have remained relatively steady. Unease in the eurozone continues to contribute to the safe-haven appeal of Gold. Byron King, editor of Hulbert Financial Digest, said, “Count me among the ones who believe we’ll see... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Report – 1/16/2012

FIRST FRANCE, THEN AUSTRIA, ITALY, SIX OTHERS DOWNGRADED BY S&P    Precious metals prices are rising this morning as last Friday’s credit rating downgrades add even more uncertainty to the eurozone debt crisis. Standard & Poor’s (S&P) downgraded France’s AAA rating before markets closed Friday. Shortly after Friday’s close, the S... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/13/2013

WHITHER THE EU ECONOMIC CRISIS? DOWNGRADES AND STANDOFFS    Precious metals prices have begun to rebound, as prices have climbed since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report. The dollar’s increase against the euro today has caused investors to cash in on the profits, selling the precious metals positions. Standard & Poor... Read More

Mid–Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/13/2012

FRANCE’S CREDIT RATING DOWNGRADED; WHO’S NEXT?    Gold and Silver prices are down slightly since this morning’s report. Both Gold and Silver declined sharply on the announcement that France has been downgraded by Standard & Poor’s, but the metals have since recovered to near their 8 a.m. prices. The stock market currently is down triple... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/13/2012

U.S. TRADE DEFICIT WIDEST IN SIX MONTHS    Precious metals are trading mostly lower this morning, largely due to a stronger U.S. dollar. Despite the day-to-day currency fluctuations that have been affecting the price of Gold recently, Bloomberg reports that “Gold traders are the most bullish in two months. Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/12/2012

GOLD PRICE CLIMBS ON WEAK DOLLAR, EUROZONE RISKS    Gold prices climbed for a third straight session today, helped by both a weaker U.S. dollar and the safe-haven investments spawned by a warning from the European Central Bank (ECB) that the eurozone’s outlook included “substantial” downside risks. Mike Smith, president of T&K Futur... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/12/2012

U.S. MUST JUMP ECONOMIC HURDLES TO GROW   Gold and Silver prices were stable through the morning. Gold’s price is related to Europe’s financial position and the current value of the U.S. dollar. Analysts with Commerzbank wrote a note to clients that said, “Gold remains very firm in contrast to the weakness-prone equity and commodities markets.” Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/12/2012

U.S. GAINS KEY SUPPORT ON IRAN; JOBLESS CLAIMS RISE    Precious metals prices rebounded in overnight trading and were headed for an interesting opening bell. Italy and Spain’s bond sales were very good, as was the decision to maintain lower lending rates. LGT Capital Management analyst Bayram Dincer said, “The Bank of England and European Central Bank decisions will likely benefit Gold prices.” Physical Gold is in high demand as India gears up for i... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/11/2012

FED SAYS ECONOMY EXPANDING; GERMANY RAISES ANTE Precious metals prices have remained relatively steady during afternoon market activity. India’s Gold buying has been on the rise thanks to the rupee gaining ground on the dollar. China also is preparing for the Lunar New Year, which is viewed as a key Gold-buying period. However, Gold’s safe-haven appeal a... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/11/2012

GOLD TOPS SURVEY AS 2012’S PREFERRED ASSET    Gold is continuing to rally for a second day along with a strengthening euro. Historically, Gold’s price has a negative correlation to the U.S. dollar, but Societe Generale predicts this trend may change going forward. Societe Generale said, “While the dollar may not see a significant correction soon and is likely to continue to gain ag... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/11/2012

POTENTIAL EURO COLLAPSE SEEN AS ‘CATACLYSMIC’; BOMB KILLS IRANIAN SCIENTIST   After yesterday’s supposed optimism regarding the European debt crisis, U.S. stock futures are now following European stocks down. Fitch Ratings said the European Central Bank needs to do more to help Italy, the next big eurozone country seemi... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/10/2012

GOLD ENDS AT FOUR-WEEK HIGH; MORE GRIDLOCK IN U.S.?    The Gold price ended the day at a four-week best, shaking off underperformance from the previous few days. Gold traditionally has a negative correlation with the value of the U.S. dollar, and with the dollar trading lower, Gold closed above $1,630 an ounce, its highest point since Dec. 1... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/10/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES CONTINUE TO RALLY   Gold and Silver prices were off to a quick start and maintained their upbeat trend throughout this morning. The stock market is well off its high for the day but is still setting up to have a good day. The dollar continues to weaken, which could allow this favorable trend for Gold and Silver to continue. Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/17/2014 5:15:48 PM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,294.60 $1,296.60 ($8.90)
Silver $19.60 $19.70 $0.02
Platinum $1,405.70 $1,415.70 ($22.10)
Palladium $792.10 $797.10 ($6.20)
4/17/2014 5:15:48 PM EST

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