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

EUROZONE TROUBLES AHEAD     Precious metals prices remained relatively steady in overnight trading. As 2011 winds to a close, a couple of noteworthy areas bear watching, and they involve the European debt crisis. The outlook for Gold remains positive for the beginning of 2012, with some analysts including Jeffrey Wright saying $1,800 to possibly $2,000 per ounce is likely in 2012. Wright said, “There will be further pressure on the U.S. dollar ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/22/2011

EXPERTS SEE GOLD’S CONTINUED RISE; PAYROLL TAX SNAG COULD SLOW ECONOMY Although the price of Gold experienced a drop in the latter part of this year, falling by 13% in September and by 8% last week, most experts are unfazed and see the precious metal rising again in 2012. Jeffery Wright, a senior research analyst with Global Hunter Securities, recently said, “What I am... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/22/2011

GOLD, SILVER PRICES MODERATELY LOWER     In a day of little breaking news, precious metals prices have drifted lower in morning trading, while the U.S. stock market has been positive. Banks and the energy markets are leading gainers. The holiday season is traditionally a time of low-volume trading and slower news cycles. We would expect the same this season. Adrian Day is chairman and ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/22/2011

U.S. WARNED AGAIN; MIXED ECONOMIC REPORTS RELEASED    U.S. stock futures and the U.S. dollar are rising this morning, after the release of the weekly jobless claims report. Economists expected a rise in claims, but the report showed that 4,000 fewer people filed for unemployment benefits last week. As expect... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/21/2011

DIRECTION UNCLEAR IN TODAY’S GOLD, SILVER MARKETS    Gold and Silver began the day strong, as did the U.S. equities market. The European Central Bank’s announcement that it was going to make nearly a half-trillion euros available for banks to borrow jump-started the markets. A total of 523 banks borrowed about 490 billion euros. The positive response in the markets resulted from expectations that t... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/21/2011

NOT ALL IS QUIET ON THE HOME FRONT    The National Association of Realtors said existing home sales increased by 4% in November. But those results were muddied after the association revised its calculations for 2010, saying the housing crash was, in fact, about 14% worse than previously thought. The association produced the revisions when it realized the numbers were being affected by various... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 12/21/2011

ECB TO LEND NEARLY 500 BILLION EUROS TO AILING BANKS    Precious metals prices are relatively flat amid encouraging news out of Europe this morning, but U.S. stock futures have given up some early gains. The European Central Bank’s (ECB) lending program will be giving eurozone banks a total of 489 billion euros, w... Read More

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

ECB MAY SELL GOLD TO COVER DEBT Gold prices are holding steady since the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report with a positive boost for the day.  It is a known fact that many central banks are increasing their holdings in gold.  Financial analysts are curious if the distraught European countries such as Italy and France will have to se... Read More

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
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Precious Metal Prices
4/23/2014 4:04:41 PM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,284.40 $1,286.40 $3.30
Silver $19.39 $19.49 $0.08
Platinum $1,395.20 $1,405.20 $4.90
Palladium $783.00 $788.00 $3.40
4/23/2014 4:04:41 PM EST

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