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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 3/5/2014


The Gold price erased some early losses after the release of the Automatic Data Processing private-sector jobs report. Though economists had forecast the economy adding 160,000 jobs, the report showed 139,000 jobs were added in February. ADP also revised January’s gain from 175,000 to 127,000. Investors will now turn their focus to the Labor Department’s jobs report to be released Friday for direction on the Gold price, as well as monitoring the situation in Ukraine.

U.S. stock futures are pointing to a higher open for Wall Street, shrugging off the disappointing jobs report. On tap for Wednesday is the release of the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, which will offer insight on the details of the last Federal Reserve policy meeting. Investors will be looking for clues to the central bank’s view of monetary policy and quantitative easing.

At 9 a.m. (ET), the APMEX Precious Metals spot prices were:

  • Gold, $1,338.70, Down $1.20.
  • Silver, $21.27, Up $0.03.
  • Platinum, $1,484.30, Up $18.20.
  • Palladium, $777.90, Up $14.10.

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