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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/31/2011

JAPANESE INTERVENTION MEANS STRONGER DOLLAR, LOWER METALS In overnight trading, precious metals were down and stock futures are pointing towards a similar start for Wall Street.  The U.S. dollar is stronger, thanks to the Japanese government intervening in the market in an attempt to curb the yen’s appreciation.  A stronger yen hurts the export-... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2011

GREECE DODGES A BULLET, BUT WILL THE U.S.? Precious metals have stayed steady in today’s trading. Gold is ending the week with its highest weekly gain in two months at approximately 6%. Credit Suisse said in a research note, “Beyond the very near-term we think economic fundamentals will be watched more closely again. In this context, we still thin... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2011

EU FEARS STILL PRESENT, DEBT FOCUS SHIFTS TO U.S. Precious metals prices have remained relatively steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. There seems to be an overall lack of optimism of the euro zone debt deal. In addition, the super committee tasked with solving the U.S. deficit problem seems to be unable to come to a resolution. According to The... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/28/2011

OPTIMISM OVER EUROPE REMAINS; INVESTORS STILL WANT SAFE HAVEN In overnight trading, precious metals were down along with stock futures.  It seems that optimism over the EU debt deal remains, but not enough to continue the stock market’s rally.  Joshua Raymond of City Index explained that appetite for risk is still well-sup... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2011

STOCKS POST MASSIVE GAINS ON NEWS OF EURO ZONE DEAL Precious metals are up slightly since the mid-day commentary, pushed by a weaker dollar and euro.  However, stocks were the real news makers today, with the S&P 500 gaining 3.43% as it pushes toward its biggest monthly rally in almost 4 decades. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2011

METALS UP ON WEAKER DOLLAR Since the morning commentary, stocks have continued to rally on the news of the euro zone debt deal.  The euro has followed, and has also brought gold and silver along with it.  Kathy Lien of GFT said, “Investors around the world are cheering the fact that the Europeans have sucked it up and done what was necessary ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/27/2011

EURO DEAL BOOSTS STOCKS; U.S. DEBT DEADLINE STILL LOOMS Overnight trading was fairly volatile for gold and silver while platinum, palladium, and global stocks rallied on the news that leaders in the euro zone have agreed upon a plan to shore up Greece’s debt burden and to contain the debt crisis in the whole region.  In the agreem... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2011

CHINESE AID ALLEVIATES FEAR; EUROPE STILL NOT FIXED Gold made nice gains today, although it has backed off slightly since the Mid-Day Commentary.  French President Nicolas Sarkozy will speak directly with the head of the Chinese government, Hu Jintao, to appeal to China for an investment in the European Financial Stability Facility... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2011

DEADLOCK ON EU DEBT CRISIS HEIGHTENS FEARS OF NON-RESOLUTION The concerns hitting the market since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report continue to revolve around the deadlock involving the EU debt crisis inflicted by Greece and corporate earnings in the national markets. The safe-haven appeal of gold seems to have returned based on these economic fears. &quo... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/26/2011

SAFE-HAVEN STATUS ‘RE-EMERGING’ AS EURO UNCERTAINTY REMAINS In overnight trading, gold, silver, and platinum all rose slightly while stock futures gained sharply ahead of a summit of EU leaders taking place today.  Investors seem to be expecting, or at least hoping, that a comprehensive plan will come... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/25/2011

NEWS FROM EUROPE HAS AWOKEN THE SLEEPING GIANT Precious metals continue to rise on the news of the European debt crisis meeting being canceled for this week.  Both gold and silver have broken through to a one-month high, with gold finally passing the $1,700 mark investors have been watching for.  Richard Ross, Chief Technical Strategist at Auerbach Grayson & Co., commented on the jump in prices, “ Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/25/2011

EU DEBT CRISIS WORSENS AS ITALY IS WARNED Precious metals prices have risen since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report on safe haven appeal as consumer confidence dropped, causing a downturn in stock market pricing. The other big news affecting precious metals is the overall picture in the EU as talks were cancelled and Italy was warned to get its ‘economic h... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/25/2011

PRIVATE DEBT HOLDERS REPORTEDLY ASKED TO TAKE 60% HIT ON GREECE In overnight trading, gold and silver rose on worries over the euro zone.  U.S. stock futures are flat, also likely due to the news coming out of Europe.  One stock trader described activity as “very, very quiet,” and said it will probably remain so until U.S. eco... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/24/2011

HEDGE FUNDS PLACE BETS AGAINST RECESSION, SHADOW STILL LOOMS Gold and silver are up slightly in afternoon trading, with both metals up by more than 1%.  Platinum and palladium are the big gainers today, with platinum up by more than 2% and palladium up by 3.5%. Hedge funds seems to be generally betting against another recessi... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/24/2011

ROUBINI GIVES 50/50 FOR RECESSION Precious metals have stayed relatively steady since this morning.  News coming out of Europe is quiet today, and it seems investors are in wait-and-see mode.  Nouriel Roubini, Co-Founder and Chairman of Roubini Global Economics LLC., seems to think the worst is not over.  “Unfortunately, in my view there is a risk, at least a 50 percent probability, that in the U.S., in the eurozone, in the United Kingdom, and in mos... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/24/2011

Precious Metals Prices Are Moving Up – Gold prices have risen over 1% in early morning trading, as European leaders continue to slog towards a bailout plan and there is news that the Chinese economy may look better than forecasted. Gold seems to be bouncing back and forth between a safe-haven play and a commodity. There seems to be less speculation in gold, as measured b... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/21/2011

It is Still All About Europe – The U.S. stock market soared along with precious metals prices on continued optimism going into this weekend’s European summit. Although there are some important differences between France and Germany that have not been worked out, the market is betting a plan will eventually fall into place. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/21/2011

EURO ZONE TALKS INTENSIFY, MERKEL VS. SARKOZY The course of precious metals prices since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, has seen some volatility but prices are still up for the day. The Greek bailout is still dominating the global economic landscape, as Germany and France have taken strong stances on how to resolve Greek debt crisis. A popular sentimen... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/21/2011

EU SUMMIT IN FOCUS; WHY ONE ANALYST CAN’T TRUST NEWS OUT OF EUROPE In overnight trading, precious metals recovered from yesterday’s losses while stock futures are pushing upwards as well.  All eyes are on the EU summit happening this Sunday and whether a resolution to the European debt crisis will come out of it.  While the market seems to be pricing in such a resolution, Tobias Blattner of Daiwa Capital Markets believes that Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/20/2011

GADDAFI CONFIRMED DEAD; GOLD ENDS LOWER FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT DAY Gold is closing lower for the fourth straight day, although it has risen since the mid-day commentary, amid uncertain optimism by traders and investors.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average has closed opposite its direction the previous day for ten days in a row, indicating indecisive... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/20/2011

INVESTORS COVER LOSSES ON EUROZONE’S INCONSISTENCIES Precious metals have fallen a little in morning trading.  Conflicting news of this weekend’s meeting in Europe on the handling of Greece and other eurozone problems have confused investors, thus spurring the volatile market movements.  James Moore, Research Analyst at FastMarkets.com,... Read More
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Precious Metal Prices
4/16/2014 6:21:48 PM EST

Metal Bid Ask Change
Gold $1,302.50 $1,304.50 ($1.00)
Silver $19.60 $19.70 $0.02
Platinum $1,426.60 $1,436.60 ($1.20)
Palladium $800.00 $805.00 $1.70
4/16/2014 6:21:48 PM EST

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