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Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/6/2011

GOLD, SILVER CLOSE AT NEW HIGHS:  For the second day in a row both gold and silver have closed at record and recent highs.  Investors are still buying on safe haven appeal ahead of a U.S. government shutdown and news that Portugal is seeking a bailout

Lawerence Williams, an author of Mineweb.com, focuses not on quantity but on quality in his recent article. He says, “If the world around us collapses, gold may be our only saving grace.” He goes on to talk about the history of inflation and geopolitical turmoil and its direct correlation to market collapses. “Gold has stood the test of time as a protector of wealth - not necessarily as a growth investment, but as an insurance policy against market collapse and/or rampant inflation.” Although precious metals serve as a positive investment in many different ways, one of its best qualities is that of peace of mind.

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At 4PM (CT) the APMEX precious metals spot prices were:

  • Gold – $1,460.00 (up $7.50 on the day)
  • Silver – $39.57 (up $0.32)
  • Platinum – $1,798.00 (up $2.20)
  • Palladium – $785.00 (down $9.10)

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