• Gold: 1,247.52 -3.17
  • Silver: 16.42 -0.06
  • Euro: 1.164 -0.000
  • USDX: 94.054 0.126
  • Oil: 48.35 -0.15

Silver Morning: July-25-2017

15 hours 8 min ago

In addition Chinese demand and the new London based LME precious arbitrage market with Hong Kong is letting London feel Chinese demand directly, in addition to the big banks in China doing the same in London. So we are watching to see where the gold price will go today.

I Stand By $140 Silver In 2012

Silver Sales Up As Supply Slips

When Will Silver Reach a New High?

December 7: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks and Bonds

Gold gained $11.03 to $1180.13 by midmorning in New York before it drifted back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.33%. Silver surged to as high as $17.216 and ended with a gain of 2.45%.

Silver Market Morning: Dec 8 2016 - Gold and Silver building on support!

Some reports state that Chinese gold prices were ‘at a premium’ to New York’s prices. It would be more accurate to say that New York prices are at a discount to Shanghai prices in view of the more stable market in Shanghai. Capital restrictions in China have not been confirmed. We doubt that this would be true in view of the government’s encouragement of buying of gold at retail, institutional and government levels.

December 8: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower While Dollar Jumps

Gold edged up to $1177.99 by a little before 8AM EST before it fell back to $1169.29 in the next hour of trade and then chopped back higher at times, but it still ended with a loss of 0.19%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.961 and ended with a loss of 0.64%.

Market Report: Gold steadies

Today gold is unchanged from last Friday’s close at $1170 and silver is up 34 cents at $17.10, in mid-morning European trade this morning. However, bearish commentary is increasing, with increasing numbers of know-it-alls always ready to dream up stories as to why gold has fallen, and why it will collapse further. While no one knows future prices, when increasing numbers of ill-informed commentators profess to, it can usually be taken as a contrary indicator, rather like an oversold index. So the few who say they are bullish at current levels have a reasonable chance of being right, though it may take a little time to be proved.

December 9: Gold Dips 1% on the Week While Silver Gains 1%

Gold edged up to $1172.01 in late Asian trade, but it then chopped back lower in London and New York and ended near its midafternoon low of $1156.46 with a loss of 1.01%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.791 and ended with a loss of 0.94%.

December 12: Gold and Silver Gain With Oil

Gold fell $7.47 to $1151.53 in Asia before it climbed up to $1165.65 in early afternoon New York trade and then drifted back lower in the last few hours, but it still ended with a gain of 0.28%. Silver rose to as high as $17.191 and ended with a gain of 1.31%.

Silver Market Morning: Dec 13 2016 - Gold and Silver starting to bounce?

The fall in the gold price halted yesterday as the volume of sales from U.S. based gold ETFs became small. We have not seen a rally since the gold price broke down through $1,210 so one is overdue. But we expect to see no change in trend until the ‘honeymoon’ with Trump is over. That could be early in his Presidency as he is alienating his own party as well as many nations across the world. Until then, while we are seeing a bear market in bonds, a bear market in equities is yet to begin. When it comes, not a few eyes will be watering.

December 13: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower Before Fed Day

Gold dipped to $1157.68 in London before it edged up to $1163.46 at about 8:30AM EST, but it then fell back to $1154.62 in the next 90 minutes of trade and ended with a loss of 0.31%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.77 and ended with a loss of 0.94%.

December 14: Gold and Silver Fall After Fed Rate Hike

Gold gained $6.32 to $1164.92 in early New York trade, but it then fell markedly after the fed announced an expected interest rate hike and ended near its last minute low of $1139.65 with a loss of 1.38%. Silver slipped to as low $16.745 and ended with a loss of 0.65%.

December 15: Gold and Silver Fall Roughly 1% and 5% More

Gold fell $19.72 to $1122.88 in late morning New York trade before it bounced back higher in early afternoon trade, but it still ended with a loss of 1.33%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.879 and ended with a loss of 4.76%.

Market Report: Fed rate up – more to come

Gold is now up only 6.3% on the year in dollars, having been as much as up 29% mid-year. Silver is up 16% having been up 49% on 2nd August. Gold’s weakness is the counterpart of dollar strength, but with industrial metals rising strongly (copper is up 22% since 1st October, while gold is down 14%) valuations are getting stretched. The strength in base metals has helped silver relative to gold, reflected in the chart of the gold/silver ratio.

December 16: Gold and Silver Fall Over 2% and 4% on the Week

Gold gained $8.64 to $1136.04 in London before it fell back to $1127.80 at about 11AM EST, but it then jumped up to $1141.03 in the next hour of trade and ended with a gain of 0.54%. Silver rose to as high as $16.25 and ended with a gain of 0.56%.

December 19: Gold and Silver End Mixed

Gold gained $8.80 to $1142.30 in Asia before it pared back to $1137.06 in London, but it then chopped back higher in New York and ended with a gain of 0.51%. Silver climbed up to $16.208 in Asia, but it then fell to as low as $15.906 in New York and ended with a loss of 0.62%.

Silver Market Morning: Dec 19 2016 - Gold and Silver Stabilizing?

We feel that the dollar has run too far, for too long on the back of hopes under the Trump administration. It is certainly against the interest of the U.S. to have a strong dollar at this point in the U.S. With the Yuan continuing to fall we may well see our forecast of 7.00 against the dollar reached by the end of this year. In 2017 we expect more falls in the Chinese currency. Let’s be clear on this, if the dollar continues to strengthen much more, the likelihood of import controls via stringent tariffs increases.

December 20: Gold and Silver Bounce Back From Morning Losses To End Mixed

Gold fell $12.82 to $1126.48 in late morning New York trade before it jumped back higher heading into the afternoon, but it still ended with a loss of 0.68%. Silver fell to as low as $15.626 at one point, but it then rose to as high as $16.082 in early afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.37%.

December 21: Gold and Silver End Mixed Again

Gold gained $5.51 to $1137.01 in Asia before it drifted back to $1130.09 in late morning New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.01%. Silver edged up to $16.178 before it fell back $15.907 and then also rebounded, but it still ended with a loss of 0.62%.

December 22: Gold and Silver Edge Lower With Stocks

Gold popped up to $1134.04 in midmorning New York trade before it fell back to $1127.80 in early afternoon trade and then bounced back higher at times, but it still ended with a loss of 0.25%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.765 and ended with a loss of 0.94%.

December 23: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower on the Week But Miners Gain

Gold rose to as high as $1135.53 in late morning New York trade before it drifted back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.28%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.68 and ended with a loss of 0.51%.

January 3: Gold and Silver Gain Roughly 1% and 2%

Gold gained $8.17 to $1158.77 in Asia before it fell back to $1146.24 in London, but it then rallied to a new session high of $1163.18 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.77%. Silver rose to as high as $16.485 and ended with a gain of 2.07%.

January 4: Gold and Silver Gain Again

Gold gained $8.25 to $1167.75 by a little after 8AM EST before it chopped back lower at times, but it still ended with a gain of 0.34%. Silver rose to as high as $16.522 and ended with a gain of 0.86%.

Silver Market Morning: Jan 5 2017 - Gold and Silver prices follow Shanghai higher!

Shanghai gold prices continue to rise slightly on a daily basis and both London and New York are moving higher, faster as they appear to be catching Shanghai up. This again confirms that demand in Shanghai is solid and solid enough to pull gold out of the developed world gold markets. The strength or weakness of the dollar is not affecting this as you can see in Yuan prices. These appear to be rising in a relatively stable pattern over the last month. It is the translation into dollar prices that reflects dollar moves.

January 5: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% More

Gold gained $15.41 to $1178.91 in Asia before it pared back to $1170.62 in London, but it then rose to a new session high of $1184.82 in New York and ended with a gain of 1.52%. Silver rose to as high as $16.709 and ended with a gain of 1.16%.

January 6: Gold and Silver Gain About 2% and 3% on the Week

Gold fell $10.21 to $1170.99 by early afternoon in New York before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.69%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.307 and ended with a loss of 0.84%.

January 9,: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 1% While Dow Drops With Dollar

Gold gained $12.88 to $1185.88 in early afternoon New York trade before it drifted back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.81%. Silver surged to as high as $16.69 and ended with a gain of 0.55%.

January 10: Gold and Silver Gain Again

Gold gained $5.05 to $1187.55 in Asia before it fell to see a slight loss at $1181.07 in London, but it then jumped to as high as $1190.45 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.4%. Silver rose as high as $16.904 and ended with a gain of 1.33%.

Silver Market Morning: April 7 2017 - Gold leaps after missile strike!

Overnight, the U.S. struck Syria with cruise missiles on President Trump’s order. The global political situation has degenerated, at least for now, causing gold to jump through the 200-day average. Will this hold? At first glance, we would think not, as it is not a cause for war between Russia and the U.S. simply a punitive strike, in response to the use of chemical weapons in what is more than a civil war in Syria. It is, to us, a long term middle east wide religious war between Shia [Assad/Iran, etc] and Sunni [rebels/Saudis, etc] sides of Islam set to continue for the foreseeable future.

The decline and fall of the EU

Without the UK, not only does the EU lose much of its importance on the world stage, but the Commission’s budget is left with an enormous hole. That is the decline. The fall is well under way, with capital flight significantly worse than generally realised, as a proper understanding of TARGET2 imbalances shows. Not only is the ECB running out of options, but without major support from Germany, France and Italy, Brussels itself faces a financial crisis. In a highly unusual move, Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan in a letter to his shareholders this week backtracked on his earlier pre-Brexit threat to move jobs from London, declaring that the problem is Europe itself.

April 7: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged on the Week

Gold gained $18.60 to $1270.30 in early New York and before it fell all of the way back to $1251.40 by midafternoon, but then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.23%. Silver rose to as high as $18.459 before it dropped back to $17.872 and then also rallied back higher in late trade, but it still ended with a loss of 1.32%.

April 10: Gold and Silver Reverse Early Losses To End Near Unchanged

Gold saw a slight gain at $1255.80 in Asia before it fell to see a $7.20 loss at $1247.40 at the open of trade in New York and then rallied back to $1256.30 by midday, but it then chopped back lower in early afternoon trade and ended with a loss of 0.02%. Silver edged up to $18.015 before it dropped back to $17.748 and then also climbed back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.28%.

Golden Arrow Chairman’s Message to Shareholders on Recent Positive Developments

The announcement on the 31st of March of the formation of the Joint Venture with Silver Standard Resources Inc. (TSX-SSO; NASDAQ-SSRI; “Silver Standard”) was the culmination of a process of working together that began with the announcement of the initial exploratory work back in October 2015. Essentially the latest announcement signals the creation of a new entity which will pool together the currently operating mine and processing plant at Pirquitas, owned by Silver Standard, with the Chinchillas project of Golden Arrow.

Silver Market Morning: April 11 2017 - Gold firm below resistance $!

The Syria strike by the U.S. has not heightened tensions between Russia and the U.S. as much as the markets first discounted. It appears that Russia is satisfied with chest beating without action, simply a warning that the U.S. will be met by force next time. If there is another gas attack soon the situation could deteriorate substantially. Meanwhile, the markets, as we thought they would have retreated to where they were before the missile strike.

April 11: Gold and Silver Gain Nearly 2% While Stocks and Dollar Drop

Gold saw only slight gains in Asia and London, but it then rallied higher throughout most of trade in New York and ended near its midafternoon high of $1275.10 with a gain of 1.46%. Silver rose to as high as $18.318 and ended with a gain of 1.9%.

Silver Market Morning: April 12 2017 - Gold breaks up to new higher resistance!

We were wrong about more consolidation yesterday. Consolidation is a very difficult process to gauge accurately in terms of timing. It is a process of demand matching supply to the point where a small sale or purchase can make the next move a strong one. We did not realize that this point was reached yesterday, suddenly. After all it has been several weeks since the gold price has been building up sufficient strength to effectively tackle overhead resistance at $1,260, the 200-day average. Yesterday saw it do so, when an ascending top breakout was confirmed technically.

April 12: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 1% While Dollar Drops on Trump Talk

Gold saw slight gains in Asia and London and jumped up to $1277.90 by a little before 8:30AM EST before it dropped back to $1272.40 in the next hour of trade, but it then shot back higher into the close and ended near its late session high of $1283.60 with a gain of 0.7%. Silver rose to as high as $18.439 and ended with a gain of 0.82%.

Silver Market Morning: April 13 2017 - Gold breaks up to new higher resistance just below $1,300!

If the gold price can climb above $1,290 all vestiges of overhead resistance will have evaporated. Yes, the $1,300 level to $1,320 area may well cause a pause in the climb of the gold price for a short while, but essentially the mood for gold and silver will have changed to the upside, it seems. There was no physical buying into the U.S. based gold ETFs yesterday. Despite this the gold price jumped through overhead resistance to current levels.

April 13: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 3% on the Week

Gold gained $7 to $1288.50 in London before it dropped back to $1281.90 at about 10AM EST, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.47%. Silver climbed to $18.602 before it dropped back to $18.417, but it then bounced back higher in late trade and ended with a gain of 0.49%.

Market Report: Fear taking over

Last week’s market report concluded that with the Syrian situation deteriorating the outlook for the price of gold had rarely been better. Gold and silver have certainly risen, as our introductory chart indicates. Gold in European morning trade was up $34 from last Friday’s close at $1287, and silver up from $18.00 at $18.57. This is a short week given tomorrow’s Good Friday holiday, and with geopolitics taking centre-stage, traders are likely on balance to close short positions today, retaining their longs.

Econ 101 -- Silver Market Manipulation

It should also be noted that this increase of 38,392 contracts represents the creation of 191,960,000 ounces of virtual/digital silver. Again, The Shills and Apologists will claim that "this is simply producer hedging" or that all is fine because "there's a levered long for every levered short". But how is any of this relatable to the physical price of silver when derivatives representing 20% of total annual mine supply can simply be conjured up from thin air and supplied to money managers and traders as "exposure". Trading in these derivative contracts are no more related to physical silver than is trading of sunflower seeds or baseball cards.

April 17: Gold and Silver Reverse Early Gains To End Slightly Lower

Gold jumped $7.90 to $1295.40 at the open of trade in Asia before it pared back to $1285.80 in London and then bounced back to $1292.70 in late morning New York trade, but it then fell back off into the close and ended with a loss of 0.29%. Silver rose to as high as $18.652 and ended with a loss of 0.59%.

Silver Market Morning: April 18 2017 - Gold building strength below $1,300!

The Shanghai Gold Exchange was trading at 286.00 towards the close today. This translates into $1,286.84. New York closed $3.04 below Shanghai’s closing. London opened at a $0.00 discount to Shanghai. This left all three markets almost in line with each other, which is further testament to the ability of arbitrageurs to smooth out market differences. This is the first time we have seen a zero discount to London prices. It tells us that the gold price is going higher soon!

April 18: Gold Rebounds From Midsession Drop To End Higher

Gold edged up to $1287.30 in London before it spiked down to $1279.40 at about 10AM EST, but it then rose to a new session high of $1292.30 in early afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.49%. Silver slipped to as low as $18.091 before it also bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.49%.

Silver Likely To Rise In A Concentrated Manner

Furthermore, it appears to be the first time that these ideal economic conditions, for a rise in silver, align in such a timely manner; in particular, the bottom in interest rates, the peak in stock markets, as well as the coming collapse of the monetary system. Potentially all of these events can happen within a two to three-year period.

Silver Market Morning: April 19 2017 - Gold building strength below $1,300 still!

Shanghai led the way lower today taking London back to the mid-$1,280 area again. To us this was important as it confirms the price dominance of Shanghai over London. If New York gold prices rise today without any specific news to cause that, then it will be an attempt to reclaim price dominance. If not then Shanghai will show its overall, dominant, pricing power.

April 19: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 1%

Gold dropped $14.60 to $1275.50 in midmorning New York trade before it edged back higher at times, but it still ended with a loss of 0.84%. Silver slipped to as low as $18.099 and ended with a loss of 0.98%.

Silver Market Morning: April 20 2017 - Gold still building strength below $1,300!

Shanghai continues to lead the way in the gold markets, barely changing its prices over the last two days, despite very heavy buying in New York into the U.S. based gold ETFs and the dollar weakening. We feel it is important to factor the current dominance of Shanghai’s pricing of gold over that of London and New York. In line with this, we expect Shanghai to exert an upward pull on New York and London’s prices for the rest of this week.

April 20: Gold and Silver End Mixed While Stocks Rise On Tax Cut Talk

Gold chopped up to $1283.20 in late morning New York trade before it dropped back to $1276.70 in early afternoon action, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.16%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.879 before it also rallied back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.72%.

Silver, Platinum and Palladium as Investments – Research Shows Diversification Benefits

– Silver, platinum and palladium see increased role as investment vehicles – Increase in academic output on the white precious metals is in line with this – Silver and particularly gold are safe haven assets – Silver was a safe haven at times during which gold failed to be – Platinum and palladium less so but have diversification benefits

Silver Market Morning: April 21 2017 - Gold consolidating below $1,300!

All three global gold markets are in line with each other. At this moment in time, we don’t see that the three are leading or following each other, but the closeness of prices tells us that arbitrageurs are doing a very professional job of smoothing out the gold markets across the world. New York closed $1.44 below Shanghai’s closing yesterday and today. London opened at a $1.46 discount to Shanghai in line with New York. This is the closest we have ever seen them.

Market Report: Explosive moves in the wings?

Gold and silver peaked on Monday, when much of Europe (including London) was closed for the Easter Monday holiday. Prices then eased to a low point mid-week before moving sideways. Gold peaked at $1295.5 before trading as low as $1274, and this morning in early European trade it was at $1280. Silver peaked at $18.66 before ending up at $18.00. This makes gold up 11.06% on the year so far, and silver up 13.87%. Silver is lagging gold badly, and based on its normal relative volatility should be closer to $19.00.

April 21: Gold and Silver See Modest Losses on the Week

Gold gained $6.10 to $1287.30 in early afternoon New York trade before it chopped back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.29%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.814 and ended with a loss of 0.28%.