• Gold: 1,335.59 0.18
  • Silver: 17.08 -0.05
  • Euro: 1.227 -0.002
  • USDX: 90.316 0.359
  • Oil: 68.04 -0.1

Market Report: Silver Is The Star

1 day 23 hours ago

Having performed indifferently since the price fell in late January, the silver price suddenly broke out of its torpor with a 45-cent rise on Wednesday and peaked intraday yesterday at $17.36. Gold is still confined within its established trading range and is yet to break out.

CME members win 90-day reprieve from higher margin rules

The CME Group was granted a 90-day reprieve from imposing new rules that will hike margins for some exchange members by as much as a third, one day after news of the increase riled locals and roiled markets.

The Silver Bull Market Is Over?

Is the Silver Bull Market Over? This is one question that we feel very confident that the answer to it is no; but still we are specifically watching for articles or news stories suggesting that the precious metals bull market is over. We have seen a few articles announcing the end of the metals bull market and we will explain why this is significant to us later in this article. But first, there are a host of reasons why we think the bull market in precious metals is alive and well and we will address a few of these reasons in this article.

RBS cuts several '12 metal forecasts; lifts silver

Royal Bank of Scotland Friday reduced its 2012 price outlook on a range of metals, including gold, while slightly increasing its average price forecast for silver. RBS increased its silver price forecast for 2012 by 3% to $33.00/oz.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed Thursday at $1,637.10 and slipped in Asia and London to $1,633 ahead of London’s opening. The euro was slightly stronger at €1: $1.3141. Gold Fixed it at $1,629.50 down $13 and in the euro at €1,240.201 down €11.5, while the euro stood at €1: $1.31239.

Lundin says hold Great Panther Silver

In 2011, Great Panther Silver produced 2.2 million ounces of silver equivalent (made up of silver, gold, lead and zinc) from its Guanajuato and Topia mines in Mexico. Revenue rose 37 per cent to $57.8-million, and earnings rose 8 per cent to $11.5-million. This year, the company expects to produce between 2.5 million and 2.75 million ounces Ag equivalent. It also expects to pull cash costs down to the range of $9.50 to $10.50 an ounce, from the 2011 average of $10.84.

iShares Silver Trust: 9,537.53 tonnes (-14.61 tonnes)

-14.61 change from yesterday’s data.

Poll: Where will the Silver Price end 2012?

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May 3: Gold and Silver Fall With Stocks and Oil

Gold fell to as low as $1630.90 by about 1PM EST before it bounced back higher in late trade, but it still ended with a loss of 1%. Silver slipped to as low as $29.87 and ended with a loss of 1.5%.

Silver’s 2011 Annual Average Price Posts All-Time Record at $35.12: World Silver Survey 2012

Strong demand from investors in 2011 helped push silver prices to a record price accompanied by steep price volatility. Despite these higher prices, fabrication demand posted its second highest level since 2000, while retail silver investment demand for both physical bullion bars and coins & medals surged to record levels, according to the World Silver Survey 2012, released on April 19 by the Silver Institute.

CME Raises Margins for Non-Hedged Accounts to Meet CFTC Rule

CME Group Inc. (CME), the world’s largest futures exchange, is raising futures margins for non-hedged positions to comply with new regulations.

Silver Market Morning

May 2: Gold and Silver Fall With Oil

Gold fell to as low as $1646.61 at about 9:40AM EST before it bounced back higher midday, but it still ended with a loss of 0.49%. Silver slipped to as low as $30.398 and ended with a loss 1.03%.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -537,909 ounces

Silver Warehouse Stocks: 141,591,322.506 -537,909.18

Dia Bras announces record first quarter 2012 production results

Dia Bras Exploration Inc. (TSX-V:DIB) (DIB.V) (" Dia Bras " or the "Company") is pleased to announce its production results for the first quarter of 2012.

May 1: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold fell $6.91 to $1659.19 in London before it rebounded to $1671.40 in early New York trade and then dropped back to $1657.30 after the release of this morning’s economic data, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.26%. Silver slipped to $30.643 in London before it rebounded to $31.321 in early New York trade, but it then fell back off into the close and ended with a loss of 0.16%.

Canada’s Dr. Doom Likes Silver

Money manager Eric Sprott has gained a reputation as an implacable bear, Canada’s version of Nouriel Roubini (aka Dr. Doom). In fact, that has not always been the case. Back in the 1980s, Sprott was bullish on the stock market. But that’s ancient history. Since 1999, he has been Canada’s highest-profile doomsayer. To hear him tell it, the markets are in long-term decline and everything is going to hell.

$100 silver (and $4,000 gold) or lower bullion prices and $20 silver asks inaugural DMCC Precious Metals Conference

Far from being the usual boring consensus event for gold prices, the inaugural Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Precious Metals Conference today struck a decidedly controversial note. Ross Norman of the blue-blooded Sharps Pixley brokers from London was the leader of the bullish camp. He forecast $3,500-4,000 gold prices and $100 an ounce for silver by 2017. His masterly presentation entitled ‘Silver has the bubble burst?’ argued that no it had not, and that merely projecting forward recent growth rates arrived at $100 an ounce within five years. Negative real interest rates were the reason for high precious metal prices cited by most experts. In short inflation is higher than the cost of money so cash on deposit is losing money.

SilverSeek.com April Traffic: 117,213 Unique Visitors

SilverSeek.com Website Traffic Report*: April 1 - 30, 2012: Unique Visitors: 117,213 Visits: 266,702 Page Views: 970,003 April 30, 2011 - April 30, 2012: Unique Visitors: 1,538,596 Visits: 4,673,616 Page Views: 16,362,067 * Directly verified and reported by Google.com Analytics.

Silver Prices: New Chinese Futures Trading Supports Rally

We already told you that silver prices would rally this year, and developments last week could make the surge approach even faster. The white metal was trending down last week until dovish remarks from Team Bernanke following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on April 25 reversed the price slide. Spot silver prices on the Comex ended the week at $31.27.

April 30: Gold and Silver End Mixed

Gold edged up to $1665.80 in Asia before it fell back to $1646.42 in early New York trade, but it then climbed to a new session high of $1666.20 at about 3PM EST and ended with a gain of 0.23%. Silver slipped to as low as $30.574 before it also bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.83%.

November 1: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 1% and 3%

Gold held near unchanged in Asia, but it then climbed steadily higher in London and New York and ended near its late session high of $1291.84 with a gain of 0.73%. Silver rose to as high as $18.48 and ended with a gain of 2.52%.

Silver Market Morning: Nov-2-2016 -- Gold price challenging $1,300!

What has changed in the last day? The dollar has gone weaker which is what Treasury has wanted all along. Why yesterday? The election race has changed with the institution of more investigations into Hilary Clinton’s e-mails, which brought the polls to a point where the Trump camp has caught up with the Clinton camp. This has set global financial markets on edge. A Trump win signifies a Republican government and an end to political gridlock.

November 2: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 1% More

Gold gained $20.27 to as high as $1307.57 in early afternoon New York trade before it chopped back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.71%. Silver surged to as high as $18.736 and ended with a gain of 0.93%.

Silver Market Morning: Nov-3-2016 -- Gold price tops $1,300 now consolidating below it!

As you can see the rise of the gold price to $1,308 yesterday brought out sellers and has taken the gold price back to the same lower levels seen before New York opened then. This is an expected development as prices don’t rise continuously. The price hit overhead resistance at the psychological level of $1,308 and should consolidate around these levels as buyers and sellers trade in and out of these higher levels until the next move is made in either direction.

November 3: Gold and Silver End Mixed Before Jobs Day

Gold saw notable gains in Asia before it fell to see a $10.75 loss at $1285.65 at about 8AM EST, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended with a gain of 0.5%. Silver slipped to as low as $18.023 before it also bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.86%.

Market Report: Technical rally holds

It has been a better week for gold and silver, with gold rising from $1284 to $1302 by Friday mid-morning London time, and silver from $17.76 to $18.34. Gold in particularly found its support at the 200-day moving average, and has run into some predictable profit-taking at $1300, which is also the approximate location of the 55-day moving average.

Gold Seeker Weekly Wrap-Up: Gold and Silver Gain Over 2% and 3% on the Week

Gold fell $8.23 to $1294.67 in Asia before it rallied back to $1305.65 at about 9AM EST and then chopped back lower at times, but it still ended with a gain of 0.1%. Silver rose to as high as $18.465 and ended with a gain of 0.27%.

Silver Market Morning: Nov-7-2016 -- Gold price retreat as Clinton victory looms?

We see the price changes after Shanghai’s close as being dealers marking prices down without much physical dealing going on. The strength of the dollar today before London opened was seen as the reason gold prices were lowered. And the strong dollar was attributed to the conclusion that Mrs. Clinton is going to be the next U.S. President. In two days time we should know! Of course, if Trump wins, the action last Friday confirms that the gold price will sprint higher taking silver with it.

November 7: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 2% and 1%

Gold fell $25.86 to $1278.34 in early afternoon New York trade before it bounced back higher in the last four hours of trade, but it still ended with a loss of 1.74%. Silver slipped to as low as $18.012 and ended with a loss of 0.92%.

November 8: Gold and Silver End Mixed Before Election Results

Gold gained $6.78 to $1288.28 at about 10:30AM EST before it fell back to $1273.02 in the next 90 minutes of trade and then chopped back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.46%. Silver rose to as high as $18.641 before it also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 0.66%.

November 9: Gold and Silver Erase Nearly 5% Gains to End Near Unchanged

Gold gained $61.61 to $1337.21 in Asia before it fell all the way back to $1270.05 in early afternoon New York trade and then bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.1%. Silver rose to as high as $18.996 before it also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 0.35%.

November 10: Gold Falls While Silver Climbs With Copper

Gold gained $17.19 to $1291.69 in Asia, but it then fell back off in London and New York and ended with a loss of 1.39%. Silver rose to as high as $18.963 before it dropped back to $18.418 in midmorning New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into midday and ended with a gain of 0.65%.

November 11: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 6% on the Week

Gold gained $7.95 to $1264.75 in Asia before it fell back to $1221.12 in early afternoon New York trade and then bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 2.32%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.199 and ended with a loss of 6.32%.

Silver Market Morning: Nov-14-2016 -- Gold and silver volatility to continue!

With the gold price and now the silver price continuing to fall today [well over $100 on the week] because of heavy sales from the gold ETFs many are, we feel, misreading the consequences of Trump’s impact on the economy regarding gold. With 30-year Treasuries falling in price leaving yields at 3% the dollar continues to surge as carry trades are unwound. We see these moves as part of the initial exuberance after the election. But the question is, “Just how far will this exuberance go?”

SilverCrest Announces New Discovery at Las Chispas; Varela Veins with Multiple Results of Greater Than 1,400 gpt AgEq

SilverCrest Metals Inc. ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an update on the underground rehabilitation program at its Las Chispas Property ("Las Chispas") located in Sonora, Mexico. SilverCrest's initial focus was on the Las Chispas, William Tell and Babicanora veins. Exploration has been expanded to include a new, recently discovered target at the historic Varela Mine. This mine has two near-parallel veins that are approximately 300 metres west of the William Tell Vein.

November 14: Gold and Silver Fall As Dollar Tops 100

Gold traded mixed in Asia before it fell to see a $16.15 loss at $1211.55 in midmorning New York trade and then rallied back higher into midday, but it still ended with a loss of 0.77%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.679 before it also bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 2.97%.

November 15: Gold and Silver Gain About 1%

Gold gained $13.21 to $1231.41 in Asia before it fell back to $1219.61 at about 9AM EST, but it then bounced back higher into midday and ended with a gain of 0.8%. Silver rose to as high as $17.133 and ended with a gain of 1.31%.

November 17: Gold and Silver Fall Again

Gold gained $6.17 to $1231.07 in London, but it then fell to as low as $1211.71 in late New York trade and ended with a loss of 0.53%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.587 and ended with a loss of 1.47%.

November 18: Gold and Silver Fall About 2% and 4% on the Week

Gold fell $14.50 to $1203.90 in Asia before it bounced back to $1215.82 in London, but it then drifted back lower in New York and ended with a loss of 0.83%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.44 and ended with a loss of 0.72%.

November 21: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks and Oil

Gold gained $9.25 to $1217.55 in London before it chopped back lower in New York, but it still ended with a gain of 0.34%. Silver rose to as high as $16.746 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

November 22: Gold and Silver End Mixed While Stocks Climb Higher

Gold gained $8.46 to $1220.86 in early Asian trade before it fell all of the way back to $1206.44 in late morning New York trade and then bounced back higher into midday, but it still ended with a loss of 0.03%. Silver rose to as high as $16.886 and ended with a gain of 0.42%.

November 23: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 2%

Gold fell $29.82 to $1182.18 in late morning New York trade before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 1.93%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.18 and ended with a loss of 1.86%.

Silver Market Morning: Nov-24-2016 -- Gold and Silver break down through support!

Gold prices in Shanghai are $18 higher than New York’s close and $22 higher than London’s opening [allowing for the difference in the quality of gold priced in the different markets]. This demonstrates just how strong demand in China really is. What has to be seen in a physical gold market is the direct impact on the gold price physical demand and supply has. In a COMEX type market prices are much more volatile and easily moved by algorithm trading, just because no physical metal is involved. Inevitably physical gold will move to the market paying the most.

November 25: Gold and Silver Fall About 2% and 1% on the Week

Gold dropped $17.16 to $1171.44 at the open of trade in Asia before it bounced back to $1193.03 by a little before 4AM EST, but it then drifted back lower in New York and ended with a loss of 0.61%. Silver slipped to $16.182 before it rallied to as high as $16.582 and then also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 0.8%.

November 28: Gold and Silver Gain About 1% While Stocks and Dollar Fall

Gold gained $16.15 to $1197.55 in Asia before it fell back to $1183.24 by a little after 9:30AM EST, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 1.02%. Silver rose to as high as $16.856 and ended with a gain of 0.85%.

Silver Demand Shows A Consumer In Trouble

Global demand for silver declined from 2015 to 2016 by 123 million ozs per numbers from the Silver Institute presented in an article on The Daily Coin yesterday. In fact, for the demand categories primarily driven by the consumer, demand plummeted 125 million ozs, or 15.3%. Industrial demand for silver increased slightly but this was because of the global expansion in the solar panel industry, primarily in India and China.

A Bumper Under that Silver Elevator

We are not mining experts, but we will address (2) by saying that mining shares only go up if the input costs don’t go up as much as the price of gold. And if the company keeps efficiency up, and costs down. And if local tax authorities don’t get greedy. And if mine labor unions don’t get violent, environmental regulators don’t make expensive demands, etc. And if the company finds new ore bodies at the same rate it depletes them.

SilverCrest Metals Begins Trading on the OTCQX® Market

SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSX-V: SIL | OTCQX: SVCMF) ("SilverCrest Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has qualified for trading on the OTCQX® Best Market, operated by OTC Markets Group, under its existing ticker symbol "SVCMF".

Silver Market Morning: May 15 2017 - Gold still consolidating with a stronger bias!

The Technical picture is positive today so the gold price should rise steadily today, barring new news that halts its rise. But the main influence on today’s prices comes from Shanghai. While the discount of New York and London have been widening of late it is the lifting of today’s prices in Shanghai that has caused prices in London and New York to suddenly rise. We expect the upward pressure from Asia to continue as the dollar weakness drops prices in India.

Golden Arrow Files Technical Report to Support Pre-Feasibility Study for the Chinchillas Project Joint Venture With Silver Standard

Golden Arrow Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:GRG)(GAC.F)(GARWF) ("Golden Arrow" or the "Company") is pleased to report that it has filed on SEDAR a Technical Report pursuant to Canadian Securities Administrators' National Instrument 43-101 "Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects" and Form 43-101F1 to present the results of a pre-feasibility study for the Chinchillas silver-lead-zinc joint-venture project with Silver Standard Resources Inc. ("Silver Standard"), as announced March 31, 2017.

How Silver Could Rally Significantly Over The Coming Months

The silver price and the US Dollar/South African Rand exchange rate (USD/ZAR) have a very interesting relationship that goes back a long way. In the long run, the two move in opposite directions. When the USD/ZAR rate is moving up, the silver price is moving down, and vice versa. Furthermore, when the USD/ZAR rate is making a top, then a bottom in silver is normally very close (before or after the USD/ZAR peak).

Canary In The Silver Mine

Silver bugs may have been disappointed by the recent decline but this is a key accumulation area for investors who want to be part of the next big rally in a profitable way. Many analysts are frustrated with the performance of silver relative to gold. Those days of frustration will end as money velocity stages a dramatic reversal to the upside, but not before that happens.

Gold Seeker Closing Report: Gold and Silver Gain With Euro

Gold climbed to as high as $1239.00 in midafternoon New York trade before it dipped back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.46%. Silver rose to as high as $16.85 and ended with a gain of 1.14%.

Zinc One Receives TSXV Approval on Acquisition of Forrester Metals

Zinc One Resources Inc. (TSXV:Z.V) (ZZZOF) (Frankfurt:RH33) ("Zinc One") and Forrester Metals Inc. (TSXV: VEM.H) ("Forrester") are pleased to announce, further to their news releases of February 1, 2017 and March 7, 2017, that Zinc One has received TSX Venture Exchange approval of its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Forrester (the "Transaction") and has closed its previously announced private placement financing of $10,000,000 (the "Private Placement Financing"). Zinc One's transaction with Forrester is based on a positive outlook for the zinc markets and attractiveness of the high grade past producing zinc assets contained in the Forrester portfolio.

Abraplata to drill Diablillos later this month

Following the successful completion of Abraplata Resource Corp.'s reverse takeover of Huayra Minerals Corp. and concurrent financing, Abraplata is poised to implement its plan to carry on business as a new mineral resource exploration and development company focused on Argentina.

Silver Market Morning: May 17 2017 - Gold going stronger in the dollar, weaker in the euro!

We have to see just how far this is a war between the media and Trump and just how far it is a real crisis. If it is Trump, the dollar will recover once his crisis is resolved, whenever that is. If it is the dollar itself, gold will benefit over a much longer period as the dollar faces a more fundamental crisis. This fundamental crisis can always be linked to the rise of the Yuan or the falling oil prices or more fundamental crises. If the current weakness of the dollar is due to a structural change in the dollar’s global role weakening [dollar hegemony giving way?], then the changes we have expected for a very long time in the currency and monetary worlds has begun!

May 17: Gold Gains Almost 2% While Dow Drops Nearly 2%

Gold jumped $23.70 to $1260.20 in late morning New York trade before it edged back lower into midday, but it then popped up to a new session high of $1261.10 in the last minutes of trade and ended with a gain of 1.8%. Silver rose to as high as $17.031 and ended with a gain of 0.42%.

Silver Market Morning: May 18 2017 - Gold going stronger in all currencies!

On the evidence above, New York hit gold’s peak price in the day, first, then Shanghai rose to meet it and London opened at the same level. In an extraordinary picture ALL THREE GLOBAL GOLD MARKETS ARE AT THE SAME PRICE. This is the first time we have ever seen this happen. While we used the dollar as the measuring currency, we note that the gold price is the same in all markets, so currencies, today are not the influence.

Bill Murphy: Silver – The Only Commodity 66% Cheaper Than 37 Years Ago!!

I ask how could a commodity or any product that is bought and sold on planet earth be 66% cheaper than in 1980. The evidence above demonstrates how that is possible. The only remaining question is – why is silver the kryptonite to the banking and financial system? Gold, while the market has been proven to be rigged as well, has at least been able to climb higher than in 1980. The current global “price” of gold does not reflect it’s true value, however, it is still higher than 37 years ago. Silver, not so much.

Silver: Train Leaving Station Soon!

Silver prices are rising along the bottom of a 20 year log scale trend channel (shown later). There are no guarantees in a manipulated paper market, such as COMEX silver, but it is possible that silver prices will collapse further, or more likely, move substantially higher, sooner rather than later. Silver prices COULD fall from their current level of $16 – $17 to under $10.

May 18: Gold and Silver Fall Roughly 1% While Stocks Rebound

Gold gained $6.10 $1264.80 in London, but it then drifted back lower in New York and ended near its late session low of $1246.60 with a loss of 0.78%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.442 and ended with a loss of 1.66%.

Silver Market Morning: May 19 2017 - Gold consolidating in a narrowing range!

When we look back at the actions of Modi and his government in India and on gold, since he came to power, we see that Indian governments are still unhappy with gold in the country and will always be. This is not a small problem for that government, when you consider that the total gold holdings of the world’s central banks is around 34,000 tonnes, private citizens and institutions in India hold around 24,000 tonnes, an amount that is rising by around 1,000 tonnes a year.

May 19: Gold and Silver Gain Over 2% on the Week

Gold gained $7.00 to $1255.90 by a little after 9AM EST before it chopped back towards $1250 into midday, but it then rose to a new session high of $1256.40 in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.49%. Silver climbed to as high as $16.876 and ended with a gain of 1.38%.

Silver Market Morning: May 22 2017 - Gold continues consolidating in a narrowing range ahead of a strong move!

Today’s gold price is all about a weaker dollar. But the dollar is barely changed against the Chinese Yuan. The dollar took a hammering over the weekend falling to lows on the index that we have not seen for a long time. If the dollar continues to fall, as we expect, the dollar gold price will look strong. Technically, we see higher gold prices, but are keeping our eyes on overhead resistance to see if we can expect a breakout.

May 22: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks and Oil

Gold climbed steadily higher throughout most of world trade and ended near its early afternoon high of $1262.60 with a gain of 0.42%. Silver rose to as high as $17.206 and ended with a gain of 1.78%.

Silver Market Morning: May 23 2017 - Gold nudging overhead resistance ahead of a strong move!

What is true is that COMEX has a turnover of 2.1 billion ounces of ‘paper gold’ [Gold derivatives – Options and Futures] Of this between 1% and 5% is actual gold bullion, whereas all of Shanghai’s gold trade is physical gold bullion. i.e. COMEX trades between 653 tonnes and 3,266 tonnes to Shanghai’s almost 14,000 tonnes annually. COMEX’s turnover is far closer to 653 tonnes of physical gold bullion than 3,000 tonnes. This makes New York only 5% of Shanghai’s physical gold bullion turnover.

The US Dollar Breakdown Clears The Way For A 70s Style Silver Rally

On the chart, I have marked two fractals (1 to 3). Both fractals exist in similar conditions – relative to the relevant Dow/Gold ratio peaks (1966 and 1999), as well as Dow peaks. Both fractals span over the period of the first phase of the silver bull market during the 70s and the current era (2001 to 2017), respectively. If the comparison is justified, then the US Dollar index will fall significantly during the coming months. Given the fact that silver has traditionally had its strong rallies during times when the US Dollar Index was falling, this bodes well for a silver rally.

Silver Leads Gold In Rate Hike Cycle

Since Chinese New Year buying peaked in February, gold has essentially traded sideways with a mild upside bias. Here’s why: Indian dealers are waiting for the government to announce the GST rate for gold, and it’s too early for them to begin stocking up for Diwali. So, the price discovery ball is now in the US central bank’s court. I’ll dare to suggest that most gold market investors don’t fully understand the relationship between interest rates, money velocity, and gold.

May 23: Gold and Silver Edge Lower As Dollar Bounces Higher

Gold waffled between $1263.80 and $1258.40 in Asia before it edged back up to $1263.10 at about 9:30AM EST, but it then dropped back off into the close and ended near its late session low of $1250.70 with a loss of 0.67%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.026 and ended with a loss of 0.41%.

Silver Market Morning: May 24 2017 - Gold pulled back by a stronger dollar, but still within a narrow trading channel!

Again it was a day for the gold price to change because of the dollar’s influence as it strengthened a little, but remained at low levels. There was a significant sale of gold from the SPDR gold ETF which assisted the fall. The discounts of London and New York to China widened quite heavily yesterday, but only to the extent that held the euro price of gold relatively steady.