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Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 4/13/2011

INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND WARNS ABOUT US DEBT -  THE IMF came out with a statement that the US lacks a “credible strategy” to address their debt issues. The IMF also pointed out that the US was the only advanced economy to be increasing debt at a time their economy was growing at a rate sufficient enough to tackle their debt problems.

President Obama will lay out his deficit plan today. He is expected to re-introduce his plan to raise taxes for the rich, while making new proposals to reduce government pensions and health care plans.

Oil and precious metal prices are rising this morning as the US dollar retreats once again. Gold is up $8.50 – Silver is up 53 cents – Platinum is up $16.50 – Palladium is up $1.89

At 8AM (CT) the APMEX precious metal prices were:

  • Gold price - $1,462.10
  • Silver price - $40.66
  • Platinum price - $1,789.80
  • Palladium price - $772.90

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