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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/5/2012

ANALYST ‘OFFICIALLY BULLISH’ AGAIN ABOUT GOLD     U.S. stock futures are set to open lower amid refreshed concerns in Europe, but stocks were buoyed somewhat by positive news from the Automatic Data Processing, Inc., National Employment Report and the weekly jobless claims report. Precious metals prices ar... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/4/2012

GOLD PRICE KEEPS CLIMBING; SILVER TAKES STEP BACK The Gold price continued to climb after reaching the $1,600 level, while Gold futures achieved a two-week high. Gold for February delivery rose $12.20 to $1612.70, which is the highest settlement price since Dec. 21. “That is an indication that Gold vied to regain its status as a safe-haven investme... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/4/2012

U.S., EU AGREE TO IRANIAN OIL BAN    The Gold price is on the rise since this morning. The movement comes from a preliminary agreement between the United States and the European Union to ban Iranian oil imports. Iran reportedly exports 2.5 million barrels of oil per day, while holding more than 150 billion barrels in reserves. There are wor... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/4/2012

IRAN SANCTIONS START TO TAKE TOLL; EURO FALLS    Overnight trading has been relatively choppy, as prices have hovered around their current levels with slight up and down movements in price. Gold correlated with the euro’s rally over the last couple of days, but with that rally ending, consumer demand and Iranian concerns are providing support. “The physical demand side of things will be the b... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/3/2012

GOLD REBOUNDS IN NEW YEAR’S TRADING; THREAT OF EURO BREAKUP SEEN    Gold bounced back today from December’s weak performance, at one point trading over $1,608 before ending the day at its best close since Dec. 23. Today’s jump in the Gold price accompanies a rally in oil prices and a weaker U.S. dollar. Gold historically shows a negativ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/3/12

SAME ISSUES LIKELY TO AFFECT GOLD PRICE IN 2012    Precious metals prices continued to climb through this morning. Gold’s correlation to the euro is at its most positive in almost two years. Credit Suisse analyst Tom Kendell commented on the effect of global events on the Gold price, saying, “Other than events in the eurozone, I think it is going to be quite key to see what happens with the situation in Iran over the next few days. If the situation there dete... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 1/3/2012

IRANIAN THREAT AND NUCLEAR ACTION SPURS GOLD DEMAND Precious metals are trading higher this morning amid New Year optimism in global markets.  Asian stocks were boosted by an improvement in Chinese manufacturing activity, and a decrease in jobless numbers in Germany supported European stocks.  A key manufacturing index wi... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/30/2011

GOOD DAY FOR GOLD, SILVER The U.S. stock market closed the year with another down day. In the end, the optimistic projections of a year ago did not come to pass, but the markets at least did not lose ground. The Gold price, on the other hand, was up 11% for the year. As we move into 2012, we can see more than ever that in this interconnected global economy in which we live, uncertainty may be the norm. “Black Swan” events might occur so often, we might need to call t... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/30/2011

IMF DRAWS CRITICISM FOR EUROPEAN EFFORTS The forces that have driven precious metals prices have been elusive to predict during this past year. The leading drivers for metals and other commodities in 2011 have been the global economy and the Chinese economy. “Problems in the U.S., Europe, and China have all contributed to the weake... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/30/2011

GOLD HEADS FOR 11TH ANNUAL GAIN    U.S. stock futures are inching upward this morning, while Gold and Silver are recovering nicely from the recent dip. All signs are pointing to an uneventful end to an otherwise eventful year. There are no major economic reports being released, and investors seem to be looking past th... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/29/2011

GOLD PRICES MOVE OFF LOWS; SILVER ENDS DAY POSITIVE    The U.S. stock market rebounded from yesterday’s losses and is again positive for the year. The Gold price declined for the sixth day in a row, but did climb well above morning lows. The rally in Gold and Silver prices began in the early afternoon as the value of the euro made sharp gains relative to the dollar. Silver made even a stronger move as ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –12/29/2011

Gold Prices Move Off Lows While Silver Ends the Day Positive The U.S. stock market rebounded from yesterday’s losses and is once again positive for the year. Gold declined for the sixth day in a row, but did climb up well off morning lows The rally in gold and silver prices began in the early afternoon as the value of the euro made sharp gains relative to the dollar. Silver made even a stronger move as the euro prices... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/29/2011

LONG-TERM OUTLOOK SUPPORTS GOLD AS BUYING OPPORTUNITY    The price of Gold has been heavily affected by the eurozone crisis this week. Sterling Smith at Country Hedging Inc. commented on the influence Europe has had on Gold, saying, “The developments in Italy have perked up the dollar, and that is pushing Gold down.” Concentrating on Gold’s importance as an investment, LGT Capital Management’s Bayram Dincer said, Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report - 12/29/2012

GOLD, SILVER PRICES LOWER IN EARLY TRADING   Although Gold and Silver prices have bounced off their morning lows, the trend of the past couple of days has been decidedly downward. The euro fell through an important price point of 1.30 and is currently trading at 1.2895. Clearly, the euro is dealing with a significant lack confidence. As the euro has fallen relative to the U.S. dollar, Gold and Silver have followed their historical trend to move down as the dollar ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/28/2011

EUROZONE WORRIES ROCK MARKET – AGAIN    The U.S. stock market fell 1 percent today, again moving into negative territory for the year. Gold and Silver prices plunged, as well, and the eurozone crisis continues to be the culprit. Last week, markets rallied on news that the European Central Bank (ECB) would provide more liquidity (cash) to eurozone ba... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/28/2011

VIEWS ON ECB LOANS MIXED    Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have been dropping. Gold is traditionally viewed as a safe haven in times of economic uncertainty. But with uncertainty comes a need for investors to sell their Gold positions to cover losses elsewhere. According to VTB Capital analy... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/28/2011

GOLD IS THE ONLY SAFE HAVEN, CHINESE BANKING OFFICIAL SAYS Precious metals are trading slightly lower this morning, while U.S. stock futures and European markets are slightly higher. Short-term borrowing costs for Italian debt fell sharply from the high levels seen last month. This dose of good news is likely not a sign of things to come, sa... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/27/2011

CHINA-U.S. CURRENCY ‘WAR’ ESCALATING?   Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have remained relatively steady with some marginal gains. Between now and the new year, the Gold market “will see odd movements this week as many money managers have closed out the year, leaving the market with technical and h... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/27/2011

IS EUROPE FOCUSING ON RIGHT PRIORITIES?   The Gold price is lower as the eurozone crisis worsens instead of improves. Li Ning at Shanghai CIFCO Futures said, “Gold prices may be under pressure from a strengthening dollar in the next few months as the brightened economic prospects in the United States are likely to further boost the dollar index.... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/27/2011

CHINESE GOVERNMENT CRACKS DOWN ON GOLD EXCHANGES    Gold, Silver, and U.S. stock futures are starting the week lower as the euro rises slightly against the dollar. Key economic reports expected to be released today include an index from the housing sector and a consumer confidence index. Although futures are down this ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report –12/23/2011

GOLD, SILVER PRICES NEUTRAL    On a day when the “Santa Claus Rally” boosted stocks almost 125 points, the S&P 500 squeaked into positive territory for the year. One year ago, most analysts were predicting a very strong year for the stock market with an S&P 500 climbing over 1,350 points. Today, investors are happy just to get positive gains... Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/24/2014 10:49:12 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,290.40 $1,292.40 $5.80
Silver $19.58 $19.68 $0.19
Platinum $1,399.00 $1,409.00 $5.10
Palladium $794.30 $799.30 $12.30
4/24/2014 10:49:12 AM EST

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