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Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/26/2011

Volatility is the Word for the Day! – Gold and silver prices have been moving in wide swings all morning, while continuing to trend down. Both gold and silver have traded in positive territory, but have since given up gains. Price movements have been dramatic. As dramatic as gold prices have been of late, an article by Jan Harvey in Reuter’s today points out that Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/26/2011

Gold Prices Slide to $1,532 Overnight, But Have Since Rebounded Sharply – As investors continue to sell gold to cover other los... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/23/2011

Gold Plunges $100 Before Rebounding – Gold prices fell as fears mounted of a global recession and hope of a positive end to the Greek crisis waned. It would be fair to say a small dose of panic was injected as well. At one point, gold was down 6 percent. Silver futures closed down 18 percent. In the crunch for cash, precious metals became just another commodity... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/23/2011

Hedge Funds Are Driving Down Gold Prices – Hedge funds are selling gold and this is the number one reason why gold prices are down. The big question: “Are they selling because they are no longer bullish on gold or are they selling because they need to raise cash quickly and gold is a highly liquid asset?” Hedge funds not only need to raise cash to cover margin calls, in turbulent times like these, redemption requests increase and this to... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/23/2011

Global Markets Continue to Fall, While Political Leaders Continue to Fiddle – As leaders around the globe continue to provide more talk than action, traders are selling whatever they can get their hands on. European stocks tried to rally overnight, on the promise from the G-20 that European parliaments would work over the next several weeks to come up with a way to increase the bailout fund to troubled euro-area banks. It... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/22/2011

Recession Fears Drive the DOW Down – The U.S. stock market extended its sell-off to four days, as it traded down 391 points. Today’s volume was extremely heavy, which may be an indication that traders fear more losses to come. Markets are down worldwide, as recessionary fears are global and not just in the U.S. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/22/2011

Gold Prices are Bouncing Off Morning Lows – The U.S. Stock market is falling along with global equity markets around the world. The DOW is down over 400 points, as concerns grow over the state of the global economy. Gold and precious metal prices have been dragged down along with stock prices, although the very news driving stock prices... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/22/2011

GLOBAL SLOWDOWN BRINGS STOCKS AND METALS DOWN In overnight trading, precious metals steadily declined due to a strong U.S. dollar until early this morning, when they dropped sharply.  This is likely due to investors bracing for impact, as U.S. stock futures are pointing to a sharply lower open for Wall Street.  The economic outlook... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/21/2011

BERNANKE RESPONDS TO MARKET’S JITTERBUGS; DOES THE TWIST The much-anticipated, much-speculated announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee came this afternoon and confirmed what most analysts were predicting: A strategy known as “Operation Twist.”  Precious metals and stock markets are down following the announcement. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/21/2011

FED STEPPING IN, GLOBAL ACTION NEEDED Prices have remained relatively steady since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report. The relative evenness of prices is supported by news that new construction of homes fell, but Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/21/2011

ALL EYES ON FOMC; BULLION VAULTS FULL In overnight trading, gold prices rose before falling to the current level on a stronger dollar.  U.S. stock futures are pointing to a positive open this morning for Wall Street, thanks to optimism that positive news for the market will emerge from the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/20/2011

IMF GIVES NOT SO NICE GLOBAL OUTLOOK; CENTRAL BANKS BUY UP GOLD Precious metals have done well today on the news of the negative global outlook that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released, as well as Italy’s credit downgrade, and the lowest housing numbers since April. The IMF report stated that the global outlook for economic growth was for a “weak and bumpy expansion,” with which equate... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/20/2011

GREECE LIKELY TO DEFAULT, BUT IS EURO BREAKUP ‘EXAGGERATED?’ In early-morning trading, both the stock market and the precious metals market are up moderately.  The movement in the metals market is thanks to a “move to safety,” as Tom Pawlicki of MF Global says, after S&P cut Italy’s sovereign debt rating.  Perhaps speaking not just of Italy, ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/20/2011

S&P Cuts Italy’s Rating – Gold Prices Climb – Standard & Poor’s (S&P) cut Italy’s debt rating yesterday on concerns that the on going debt crisis will raise borrowing costs throughout the euro zone. This move surprised many and only puts more pressure on policymakers to lead. The chief commodity analyst at Oslo based SEB AB... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/19/2011

STOCKS PARE LOSSES AFTER GREEK CONFERENCE CALL; OBAMA UNVEILS DEFICIT PLAN Between the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Report and the posting of this report, precious metals prices have continued to slide, ending the day at a three-week low as investors cashed in their gold. Brien Lundin,... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/19/2011

DOLLAR RISES, AS DO GREEK DEBT FEARS Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals prices have tumbled, largely due to the rising value of the dollar and continued skepticism over a resolution of the debt situation in Greece. "Given ongoing problems in the eurozone and the financial s... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/19/2011

European Banks Become Net Buyers of Gold – Most of us know that central banks, as a whole, became net buyers of gold in 2010, thus reversing a 20-year pattern of net selling. Although this was true as an aggregate number, European banks were still net sellers of gold in 2010, but in 2011, they too have jumped on the bandwagon. European central banks have become net buyers ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/16/2011

U.S. STOCKS CLOSED HIGHER FOR 5TH DAY IN A ROW Precious metals have settled since mid-day trading as two U.S. stock indexes continue to rise. Some have an optimistic look at the future of our world’s financial situation, thinking there is a seemingly simple solution to the current financial and political problems we are having.  Benjy Schwartz... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/16/2011

EUROPE REBUFFS GEITHNER, PAYROLL DATA AROUSES CONCERNS Trading this morning has been relatively brisk based largely on concerns emanating from U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s advice being relatively ignored by European Union (EU) financial ministers and payroll data causing at-home economic concerns to grow. Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/16/2011

GEITHNER WARNS OF DAMAGING ‘LOOSE TALK’ In overnight trading, gold was mostly down before turning to gains this morning.  European and Asian stocks were up, but U.S. stock futures on Wall Street (APMEX’s new home) are looking to open sharply down as Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/15/2011

GOLD DROPS TO THREE-WEEK LOW; ECB ANNOUNCES DOLLAR FUNDING In the time between the Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report and the posting of this report, gold has rebounded slightly. Despite that rebound, the precious metal still ended the day down 2.5%. This reflects a drop to g... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/15/2011

GOLD SLIDES AS TRADERS TAKE ON MORE RISK Gold and silver prices have both slipped since the Morning Commentary.  Gold has been stronger than silver, with gold only falling by about 0.1% and silver slipping by 0.8% since the Morning Commentary.  It seems the market may be growing more comfortable with the Greek debt situation.  World Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/15/2011

SOFTENED STANCE ON GREECE, JOBS DATA WORSENS From the Closing Gold and Silver Market Report to now, precious metals pricing has seen a downward turn, primarily on the growing confidence that Greece can be bailed out. Not everyone shares that rosy outlook. "It's the denial stage that's taken hold of all the markets Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/14/2011

GOLD UP 29% IN 2011; CHINA AND INDIA GOLD DEMAND STILL STRONG Precious metals are up from mid-day trading prices. China’s announcement to help the eurozone has somewhat eased tensions over the financial crisis, for now, giving gold a rest as investors take a shot at riskier investments. As mentioned in this morning’s commentary, the dollar has done well today which has also taken away from the safe haven buying of gold. Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/14/2011

GREEK DEFAULT COULD BE IMMINENT Gold has slipped slightly since the Morning Commentary, down approximately 0.5% since then.  Silver has ticked down as well by about the same percentage.  Despite stocks being up on U.S. and European exchanges today, the market seems to be anticipating a default by debt-ridden Greece sooner rather than later.  The cos... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/14/2011

FRENCH BANKS DOWNGRADED; FED PREPARES TO DO THE ‘TWIST’ Precious metals were mostly down throughout overnight trading, while stock futures were down before turning higher earlier this morning.  The Producer Price Index and retail sales numbers were released at 7:30 am (CT), and showed virtually no change from July’s numbers.... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/13/2011

STOCKS SURGE LATE AGAIN; ‘BRICS’ TO BUY EURO DEBT? Much like yesterday, stocks surged late to close in the black after spending most of the day in the red.  Gold and platinum added to gains this afternoon, while silver and palladium have remained relatively flat.  Jeffrey Christian of CPM Group said that investors thought yesterday’s dip in gold... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/13/2011

MERKEL REJECTS CALLS FOR GREEK INSOLVENCY; ANOTHER DEBT VOTE? Between the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report and now, prices on gold, silver, platinum, and palladium have all inched up slightly. After yesterday’s losses on gold futures, today the precious metal has seen a 0.4% increase since this morning, with silver increasing 0.8%. In a response to calls by some member... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/13/2011

GLOBAL LEADERS WORRY OF GREEK DEFAULT Since the Closing Gold & Silver Market Report yesterday afternoon, precious metals’ prices have climbed. The investor sell-off has abated and appeal for gold is again on the rise thanks in large part to a potential Greek debt default and the European banking crisis. "There is a slow-motion t... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/12/2011

MARKET SWINGS WILDLY AS JITTERY INVESTORS SCROUNGE FOR A SCRAP OF GOOD NEWS Gold has ticked upward slightly since the Mid-Day Commentary.  However, the stock market has surged late in the day.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hit a low point at around 2:15 pm, having lost nearly 170 points.  Following that, stocks surged, and the DJIA closed up by 68 points, a gain of over 200 points in a span of just 45 minutes. Concerns of further Greek debt problem... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/12/2011

EUROZONE CONTINUES TO HAMMER AWAY AT CONFIDENCE Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, precious metals have continued to decline, as investors seem to be selling their holdings to cover their losses in other investments. Uneasiness with the market increased due to the lack of any clear message ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/12/2011

CONCERNS OVER EUROZONE HAVE INVESTORS CASHING IN Precious metals dipped in overnight trading, as gold’s mostly-negative correlation to the dollar held true.  The dollar is still strengthening thanks to concerns over the debt situation in Europe, which is also bringing global stocks and U.S. stock futures down.  Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/9/2011

UNEASINESS IN EUROZONE BUOYS GOLD Precious metals have remained relatively flat this afternoon, while stocks tumbled along with the euro.  The dollar strengthened throughout the day, but its normal negative correlation to gold didn’t force the yellow metal down.  This is likely thanks to the uneasiness in the eurozone.  As James Duni... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/9/2011

G7 CONFERENCE & ECB BOARD MEMBER STEPPING DOWN = ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY Since the Morning Gold & Silver Market Report, gold and silver have seemed to regain their footing while platinum and palladium continue to slide. There was an initial climb in stocks based on President Obama’s speech last night, but has since tailed off on heightened terrorism threats and u... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/9/2011

OBAMA’S SPEECH DRAWS MIXED REVIEWS; INVESTORS WANT ACTION, NOT WORDS Precious metals were mixed in overnight trading, as they saw a bump before heading lower to where they are now.  U.S. stock futures are also down, signaling a negative start for Wall Street trading this morning.  All eyes were on President Barack Obama last n... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/8/2011

OBAMA’S SPEECH HYPE “OVERDONE” Precious metals have traded higher today off of the mid-day spot prices. U.S. stocks declined and gold traded higher after Bernanke said in his speech this afternoon that the central bank would discuss aid options when they meet this month. The next speech that investors are waiting for is President Obama’s to Congress later today regarding the jobs crisis. However, Marc Pado, U.S. Market Strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, feels that Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/8/2011

MORE OF THE SAME IN CONGRESS In morning trading, stocks have erased some declines and are mostly positive, along with platinum and palladium.  Gold and silver have remained relatively stable from the gains experienced this morning, likely buoyed by the uncertainty in the stock market.  Investors are awaiting President Obama’s speech to Congress tonight, perhaps explaining the tentative feeling towards the volatile market.  Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/8/2011

EUROPE’S DEBT CRISIS ACCUMULATES, CONFIDENCE TUMBLING Since the Closing Gold & Silver Market Report yesterday afternoon, precious metals are on the rise. After yesterday’s profit-taking, investors are getting back into the gold market. Also supporting precious metals prices are additional fears of a European recession, sparked by the European Central Bank keeping ... Read More

Closing Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/7/2011

OIL PRICES RISE; TRADERS SPECULATE THAT MORE STIMULUS SPENDING IS ON THE HORIZON Gold has stabilized somewhat since dropping considerably in early trading.  Change since the Mid-Day Commentary is down $4.40, which represents a change of 0.2%.  Oil prices have risen on fears of a weather system off the coast of Mexico str... Read More

Mid-Day Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/7/2011

CENTRAL BANKS CONTINUE TO MAKE GOLD A PRIORITY Precious metals are trading lower today off yesterday’s highs, but are higher than they were this morning. Some of the pullback in gold prices came from profit taking, as investors pulled out of gold and into riskier investments of stocks. This came after news of European markets closing higher today, giving some a ... Read More

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 9/7/2011

$300 BILLION GIFT TO JOBS FROM OBAMA With U.S. stock futures gaining in overnight trading, precious metals have fallen.  The jobs market is looking to get a boost from a reported $300 billion aid package that President Barack Obama is set to unveil in a speech to Congress Thursday.  The package aims to add jobs to the economy vi... Read More

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