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Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/20/2011

GOLD PRICES CLIMB; REPUBLICANS OPPOSE SENATE-PASSED TAX CUT     Gold prices have continued to climb in morning trading, along with prices for Silver, Platinum, and Palladium. One analyst attributed Gold’s rise to “dollar weakness, and it is likely that some traders have viewed the recent selloff as excessive and are tentatively re-entering the Gold mark... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/20/2011

GOOD NEWS FROM GERMANY LIFTS MARKETS     The European debt crisis has been one of the biggest news stories of the latter part of the year. The ups and downs in the eurozone have played havoc with markets around the world. Today, a German-based think tank is saying that business sentiment rose sharply in December.  That goes against expectations that such sentiment would decline. This is a good sign, as Germany often is considered the workh... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/19/2011

ENGLAND SCORNED, BACKS OUT OF IMF LOAN   Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have been steady, with some dips through the afternoon. There are concerns for South Korea after the death of... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/19/2011

EXPERTS SAY GOLD’S FUTURE LOOKS PROMISING    Precious metals prices are down since this morning. There is worldwide concern with how Europe is handling its debt crisis, and with the recent death of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Il and how this will affect the North Korean economy. British Foreign Secretary William Hague expressed hope that North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un, the youngest son of Kim Jong Il, can bring that country out of isolation. Hague sai... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/19/2011

WHAT GEOPOLITICAL RISKS WILL SHAKE MARKETS IN 2012?   The Gold price is rising moderately, while the Silver price is down this morning after choppy weekend trading. North Korean leader Kim Jong Il’s death sent Asian stocks downward, which is supporting the U.S. dollar along with the European debt crisis. Suki Cooper of Barclays Capital said the dollar’s strength Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/16/2011

HOUSE PASSES BILL; RATING AGENCY FITCH PUSHES DOWNGRADES    Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have been on the rise. The good news surrounding the passing of the House bill to avert a government shutdown has been tempered by the ongoing European debt crisis. The uncertainty has been one factor ... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/16/2011

GOLD PRICE MOVING TOWARD $1,600       Gold is seeing a steady recovery as the day continues after having been dealt a sharp blow in price earlier in the week. Much of Gold’s movement is inverse to the movement of the U.S. dollar, which is backing off some gain from earlier this week. It is not uncommon to see physical Gold investors move into the market at a time such as this. Robin Bhar, an analyst at Credit Agricole, said Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/16/2011

DESPITE GOLD’S PRICE CHANGES, PHYSICAL DEMAND STILL INCREASING     Gold is bouncing back from the losses experienced this week, along with Silver, Platinum, and Palladium. Bloomberg surveyed 21 economists on which direction Gold will take next week, and nearly half of them said they believe the price w... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/15/2011

IMF FEELS EUROPEAN CRISIS GETTING WORSE Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have remained fairly stable. The outlook for gold remains quite strong. The relative strength index for gold remained below average for another day, which points to an attractive buying potential. In a note to its investors, Commerzbank analysts wrote, “... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/15/2011

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN POSSIBLY HOURS AWAY     The Gold price is lower since this morning’s rebound. There are various factors that have affected the price of Gold, such as the global economic outlook. Investors are keeping close watch on Europe, as the eurozone’s financial crisis has not been fully handled yet. Also, a stronger dollar has been negative news for Gold’s price. The Federal Reserve decided not to announce any further stimulus measure... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/15/2011

WITH GOLD, IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DOLLAR     Gold and Silver prices have rebounded slightly along with the euro after falling to a three-month low Wednesday. Sharps Pixley’s Ross Norman said, “With the sharp falls we have seen (Wednesday), there is a bit of short-covering. The strength of the bounce, however, has been rather modest, bec... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/14/2011

GOLD PRICE FALLS TO 3-MONTH LOW     The Gold price fell through the $1,600 barrier for the first time in three months. This was a decline of nearly 5%. Silver prices managed to fall through the $30 level and dropped 7% on the day. There was no breaking news, just the escalating concern about the E... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report

GOLD PRICE FALLS BELOW KEY TECHNICAL BARRIER     Gold prices have taken a sharp turn down today, dropping below the 200-day moving average for the first time in almost three years. The U.S. dollar is gaining, while stocks, commodities, and even Gold are losing ground. It isn’t a single occurrence but a series of... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/14/2012

SILVER PRICE DROPS BELOW $30     Silver prices had been spending time below $30 per oz earlier this morning, but the price had bounced off its low by 8 a.m. (CST). Precious metals prices in general are under pressure on continued eurozone concerns. The euro continues to decline and 5-year Italian bond yields went to a record 6.47%. Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/13/2011

ECONOMY ‘EXPANDS MODERATELY’ PER FED     Since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have been on the decline, due in large part to technical selling. The outlook by financial analysts, though, still points to Gold as a safe-haven investment, largely on the Fed-supported view of economic uncertainty surrounding Europe. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report

FED’S STIMULUS PLANS REMAIN UNCLEAR    Gold prices are down slightly since this morning. Jay Taylor, president and chief executive of Taylor Hard Money Advisors, commented on the perception of Gold as a monetary metal, saying, “When confidence is lost in the currency system, Gold is usually the primary beneficiary.” Concern is brewing in the market over Moody’s war... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/13/2011

PHYSICAL COMMUNITY RESPONDS TO GOLD PULLBACK; FED STATEMENT DUE TODAY     After dipping in overnight trading, precious metals prices have recovered. Currently, Gold and Palladium are near yesterday’s closing prices, while Silver and Platinum are enjoying slightly larger gains. Monday’s price drop was... Read More

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

QE3 AT WHAT COST?     Gold prices closed at a seven-week low today as the optimism investors felt last week gave way to the more familiar feeling of anxiety about Europe’s debt crisis. Michael K. Smith of T&K Futures expressed the opinion that investors are saying, “ ‘All right, let’s just get out and wait till next year,’ ” pointing to th... Read More

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

MOODY’S DOESN’T HELP THE MOOD – Two weeks of solid gains in the stock market seem to be over as all major indices, as well as gold, are down today. Moody’s rating service is keeping an eye on the countries in the euro area, as is the rest of the world. They said today that they would be reviewing the ratings of those countries. Stanley Nabi, New York based vice chairman of Silvercrest Asset Management Group, was quoted in a phone interview saying, “ Read More

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

GOLD, SILVER PRICES FALL ON STRENGTHENING DOLLAR    Last week, investors tried to be optimistic about the European summit deal. When official announcements were made Friday, markets tried to remain positive. But the lack of substance sunk in over the weekend, and confidence in the financial markets quickly began to wane. Britain made it clear that it want... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/9/2011

MORE WINNERS THAN LOSERS AFTER EU SUMMIT    Precious metals prices remained relatively steady through afternoon trading. The outlook brightened for Gold following the good news coming from Brussels, Belgium, after the latest EU summit, which is being considered a marginal success. The result of the summit seems to be a closer fiscal union and an agreement on new treaty provisions. “There is a greater correlation toward the end of the year as most co... Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/21/2014 8:18:57 AM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,283.60 $1,285.60 ($10.30)
Silver $19.28 $19.38 ($0.27)
Platinum $1,394.10 $1,404.10 ($24.60)
Palladium $785.30 $790.30 ($17.90)
4/21/2014 8:18:57 AM EST

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