March 8: Gold and Silver Fall As Dollar Tops 102
Gold fell $9 to $1206.80 in early New York trade before it chopped back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.58%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.213 and ended with a loss of 1.37%.
Euro gold fell to about €1146, platinum lost $13 to $944, and copper fell a couple of cents to about $2.60.
Gold and silver equities waffled near unchanged and ended slightly lower.
Unit Labor Costs
Tomorrow brings Initial Jobless Claims and Import and Export Prices.
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Oil dropped over 5% after the Energy Information Administration reported that crude inventories rose 8.2 million barrels, gasoline inventories fell 6.6 million barrels, and distillates fell 2.7 million barrels.
The U.S. dollar index rose and treasuries fell again after this morning’s stronger than expected jobs data strengthened the case for an interest rate hike by the fed next week.
The Dow and S&P followed oil lower while the Nasdaq rose on strong earnings reports in the tech sector.
Among the big names making news in the market today were Caterpillar, Express, Snap, and Disney.
As of close of business: 3/7/2017
Gold Warehouse Stocks:
Silver Warehouse Stocks:
Global Gold ETF Holdings
[WGC Sponsored ETF’s]
New York Stock Exchange Arca (NYSE Arca) AND Singapore Exchange (SGX) AND Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) AND Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) AND Mexico Stock Exchange (BMV)
SPDR® Gold Shares
London Stock Exchange (LSE) AND NYSE Euronext Paris AND Borsa Italiana AND Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Deutsche Börse - Xetra)
Gold Bullion Securities
London Stock Exchange (LSE) AND NYSE Euronext Paris AND Borsa Italiana AND Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Deutsche Börse - Xetra) AND NYSE Euronext Amsterdam
ETFS Physical Gold
Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)
Gold Bullion Securities
Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE)
New Gold Debentures
Note: No change in Total Tonnes from yesterday’s data.
COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 197.52: No change from yesterday’s data.
Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 10,350.88: No change from yesterday’s data.
Randgold’s (GOLD) comments on hunting for new discoveries in emerging markets, Tanzanian Royalty’s (TRX) market maker, Paramount’s (PZG) Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") governing the preparation of a National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA") Analysis for its wholly-owned Grassy Mountain Gold Project in Oregon, and Northern Dynasty’s (NAK) regulatory and permitting consultant were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.
1. Northern Dynasty
NAK +10.92% $1.32
PZG +8.02% $1.75
SA +3.70% $9.80
AXU -6.90% $1.35
ASM -4.37% $1.75
MUX -3.29% $2.94
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