• Gold: 1,262.18 -1.59
  • Silver: 17.60 -0.02
  • Euro: 1.093 -0.001
  • USDX: 98.785 -0.385
  • Oil: 49.28 -0.14

April 25: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 1% and 2%

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Gold fell $14.10 to $1262.00 in early afternoon New York trade before it bounced back higher at times, but it still ended with a loss of 0.96%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.566 and ended with a loss of 1.62%.

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%.

Golden Arrow Resources Message from the Chairman

As of the end of September 2016, Silver Standard has invested approximately $11M USD to advance the project towards pre-feasibility. In 2016, work completed included: a Phase VI drill program, an upgraded resource estimate, metallurgical studies, engineering studies, environmental monitoring, and community relations programs.The Environmental Report, which is the major mine permit application, was submitted to the authorities in September.

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 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%.

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.

Silver Price Manipulation Continues In 2016

So we wait and watch...seriously, what else can we do? It has now been proven and admitted that teams of traders at The Bullion Banks actively collude to manage and manipulate price. (See here: http://www.goldchartsrus.com/chartstemp/MarketManipulation.php) And it's obvious that The Criminals are still at it when you examine the silver chart over the past 90 days. Three massive raids have been staged to inflict devastating, technical damage.

Silver Market Morning: Dec 16 2016 - Gold and Silver stabilizing?

Shanghai prices fell around 1% today, after New York’s fall of 1.3% signalling a calmer market despite the fall caused by ongoing ETF sales. When translating Yuan prices into the dollar equivalent we see the ‘discount’ of New York to Shanghai prices rising to $44.19 the highest ever seen. Against London’s opening of $1,133.85 the London ‘discount’ was $38.19, again the highest we have ever seen. Once again this is accounted for by the dollar’s ongoing strength.

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%.

Six Hundred Million Ounces of Silver to be Consumed in Photovoltaics and Ethylene Oxide Production Through 2020

Two of the everyday industrial uses for silver are in photovoltaic cells (the main constituents of solar panels) and as a catalyst for the production of ethylene oxide (an important precursor in the production of plastics and chemicals). These two uses of silver will together account for 120 Moz per year of consumption on average from 2016 to 2020, an increase of 32% compared to 2015 levels, according to a new report issued today by the Silver Institute.

Silver Market Morning: Dec 15 2016 - Gold and Silver thumped by Fed statement!

Shanghai prices held $33.94 higher levels than prices in New York. London opened at a higher discount to Shanghai of $39.74. In the last day London and New York gold prices have dropped in the dollar around 11% whereas Shanghai gold prices in the Yuan have dropped only 0.5%. This is an important point, we feel pointing to volatility in London and New York continuing then doing so both ways. i.e. Shanghai is implying that gold prices are falling too far too fast, despite the rising dollar.

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%.

David Morgan on a Better Year Ahead and the Silver Fix

On election night, gold surged nearly 5 percent–its biggest single-day gain since June 2016. But when Trump took to the stage a few hours later, the price of gold plunged to $1,302.42. Gold dropped even further to $1,217.25 on a stronger US dollar and an anticipated Federal Reserve interest rate hike in December.

Silver Market Morning: Dec 14 2016 - Gold and Silver waiting for the Fed?

It is again reported that the requirement for importing gold into China is a ‘licence for each batch’ of gold imported. Yes, the PBoC can restrain these licenses to limit imports, but it is unlikely that they would hold back such licenses. There is no confirmation of the refusal to issue licenses by the PBoC to gold importers, so we would question such control until there is evidence.

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%.

Silver Manipulation In Detail

Nick Laird and his service, GoldCharts 'R' Us, has long been an ally in the battle against Bank precious metals manipulation. In light if the recent revelations from Deutschebank, Nick has compiled some of the data into charts that you simply MUST take the time to review. Nick's tremendous service can be found at his website: http://www.goldchartsrus.com He has a subscription component that helps him to pay the bills but he also churns out free information and charts on a regular basis. It is his latest public post that caught our attention when we found it linked to the GATA website earlier today.

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 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%.

Traders Accused of Rigging the Silver Market

Bloomberg's Christian Berthelsen reports on traders manipulating silver prices. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

‘3, 2, 1, Boom’ -- Silver-Fixing Allegations in a Dozen Chats

A cache of documents from Deutsche Bank AG include what a group of silver investors claim is a “smoking gun”: private electronic chats showing traders from numerous banks conspiring to rig prices from 2007 to 2013, according to a court filing in New York last week.

SilverCrest Provides Corporate Update

SilverCrest Metals Inc. ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that N. Eric Fier, President of the Company has returned from his partial leave of absence due to medical reasons and will resume his full‑time duties as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2017.

Silver Market Morning: Dec 12 2016 - Gold and Silver break down again!

While Shanghai prices fell, they did not follow New York leaving New York at a higher discount to Shanghai of $29.21. London opened at a higher discount to Shanghai of $33.21. This further emphasizes that the two markets are structurally different to each other. The physically settled Shanghai transactions and the paper transactions of New York and London. The London OTC [over the counter] markets is one where well over 95% of transactions are closed out before maturity.

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%.

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.

CONFIRMED: Banks Rigging Silver Market

According to the plaintiffs, records surrendered by Deutsche Bank show traders and submitters coordinating trades in advance of a daily phone call, manipulating the spot market for silver, conspiring to fix the spread on silver offered to customers and using illegal strategies to rig prices.

10-10-10 Special: Silver Price + $0.10/oz on 1-ounce SilverSeek Rounds!

Silver Spot + $0.10! 10-10-10 SPECIAL on 1-ounce SilverSeek Rounds

U.S. Mint to use new silver benchmark for coin sales, purchases

The U.S. Mint said on Wednesday it will adopt the new electronic silver benchmark to be unveiled this week for its coin sales, silver purchases and price management programs following the end of the original 'silver fixing' mechanism.

August 13: Gold and Silver End Mixed Yet Again

Gold dropped $4.76 to $1304.94 by a little after 8AM EST before it jumped up to $1314.94 in the next few hours of trade and then chopped back lower at times, but it still ended with a gain of 0.15%. Silver slipped to as low as $19.714 and ended with a loss of 0.6%.

August 21: Gold and Silver Fall With the Dollar

Gold dropped $17.85 to $1273.25 by early afternoon in New York before it bounced back higher in the last few hours of trade, but it still ended with a loss of 1.07%. Silver slipped to as low as $19.32 in late Asian trade, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.15%.

Fortuna Silver Reports Updated Mineral Resource Estimate for San Jose Mine in Mexico

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug 27, 2014) - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM)(FVI.TO)(FVI)(F4S.F) is pleased to announce an updated Mineral Resource estimate as of June 30, 2014 for the San Jose Mine located in Oaxaca, Mexico. Included in the San Jose mineral resources is an updated estimate of the Mineral Resource for the Trinidad North discovery based on the completion of forty-one additional step-out and twelve infill drill holes in the Trinidad North area.

Santacruz Silver Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

"During the second quarter we have been successful in reducing our operating costs significantly while keeping on-track with our 2014 mine plan, in particular we have reduced our all-in sustaining cost per silver equivalent ounce sold by more than 28% from the first quarter of 2014,"

September 5: Gold and Silver Fall 1.44% on the Week

Gold jumped up to $1270.35 after the release of this morning’s jobs report before it drifted back lower in late morning trade, but it still ended with a gain of 0.47%. Silver spiked up to $19.163 before it dropped back to $19.04, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.63%.

September 10: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold fell $12.62 to as low as $1243.88 by early afternoon in New York before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.52%. Silver slipped to as low as $18.893 and ended with a loss of 0.58%.

September 12: Gold and Silver Fall About 3% on the Week

Gold waffled between $1232.25 and $1239.92 in Asia before it fell to as low as $1227.69 by early afternoon in New York, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of just 0.92%. Silver slipped to as low as $18.468 and ended with a loss of 0.32%.

September 22: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold dropped $7.77 to $1209.83 in early Asian trade before it bounced back to $1217.10 in London and then fell back to $1212.34 by a little after 11AM EST, but it then jumped to a new session high of $1219.42 by early afternoon in New York and ended with a loss of just 0.19%. Silver slipped to $17.354 in early Asian trade before it climbed back to $17.863 in New York, but it still ended with a loss of 0.5%.

$0 Silver: The Price Point of Liberty

A few years ago when silver was approaching the magical $50 resistance point, I wrote an article claiming $50 silver as the Price Point of Liberty. Today I realize their are two price points of Liberty, $50 and somewhere before the price of silver reaches $0. Range limited, managed silver prices have been kept below $50 since 1980, regardless of inflation or the asymptotic decline in silver production and the drastic decline in production grams-per-ton and the exorbitant increase in national debt.

Fortuna Reports Production of 1.8 Million Ounces of Silver and 9,751 Ounces of Gold for Third Quarter 2014

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM) (FVI.TO) (FVI) (F4S.F) today announces production figures from its two underground mines in Latin America, the San Jose mine in Mexico and the Caylloma mine in Peru. In the third quarter of 2014, the company delivered 1.8 million ounces of silver, 9,751 ounces of gold plus base metal by-products. Year to date, the company has delivered 5 million ounces of silver and 26,420 ounces of gold. With current production results, silver and gold productions should exceed annual guidance by 9 percent and 8 percent respectively.

Excellon Reports Third Quarter 2014 Production

Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN; OTC:EXLLF) ("Excellon" or the "Company"), Mexico's highest grade silver producer, reports its third quarter 2014 production results and an exploration update from the La Platosa Mine in Durango, Mexico.

Silver price-fixing lawsuits consolidated in Manhattan federal court

Lawsuits filed by investors since July over the alleged price-fixing were consolidated on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, following an order issued last Thursday by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, a special body of federal judges that decides when and where to consolidate related lawsuits.

SilverCrest Announces Record Q3 Production 385,251 Ounces Silver and 7,085 Ounces Gold

SilverCrest Mines Inc. (SVL.TO)(NYSE MKT:SVLC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce silver and gold production results for the third quarter ("Q3") of 2014 from its 100% owned Santa Elena Mine located in Sonora, Mexico. The Santa Elena Mine is in the process of finalizing the transition from an open pit heap leach to underground mining and milling operations.

October 16: Gold and Silver End Mixed As Stocks Stabilize

Gold saw slight gains in Asia and London before it dropped down to $1235.18 at about 9:15AM EST, but it then climbed back to $1244.35 by late morning in New York and ended with a gain of 0.14%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.21 and ended with a loss of 0.29%.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,229 down $2.00 on Monday. Asia and London took it up to $1,230.30. The euro is stronger this morning at $1.2735. The Fix was set $1,229.25 up $0.50 and in the euro at €964.572 down €2.263, while the euro stood stronger at $1.2744. The volumes of gold traded were one seller selling 30,000 ounces and three buyers buying 50,000 ounces before the pro-rata process kicked in. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was trading at $1,228.80 and in the euro at €965.01.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,198.70 down $12.50 on Thursday. Asia and London took down to $1,174. The euro is weaker this morning at $1.2560 on the day. The Fix was set $1,173.25 down $32.50 and in the euro at €933.447 down €24.638, while the euro stood weaker at $1.2569. The volumes of gold traded were two sellers selling 58,000 ounces and one buyer buying 38,000 ounces before the pro-rata process kicked in. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was trading at $1,774.1 and in the euro at €933.64.

U.S. Mint temporarily sold out of Silver Eagles amid huge demand

The U.S. Mint said on Wednesday it has temporarily sold out of its American Eagle silver bullion coins following "tremendous" demand in the past several weeks.

November 6: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks

Gold chopped around between $1142.22 and $1149.44 and ended with a gain of 0.1%. Silver rose to as high as $15.465 and ended with a gain of 1.11%.

SILVER SHORTAGE? What Does It Mean?

Mike Maloney clarifies the situation of US Mint Silver Eagle suspension in this must watch report. Hidden Secrets Of Money is a world-leading educational series that is sponsored by, and also based on the priciples of WealthCycles. It shows the evolution of gold and silver as money, and teaches the historical economic mistakes that all societies repeat.

First Majestic Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

The Company generated revenues of $40.8 million for the third quarter of 2014, a 39% decrease compared to the previous quarter primarily due to a temporary suspension of silver sales of approximately 934,000 silver ounces to maximize profit in response to a 19% decline in the price of silver during the quarter, and a 9% decrease in total production.

November 12: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold bounced between $1161.42 and $1169.72 in London before it dropped down to $1157.45 in early afternoon New York trade and then edged back higher in late trade, but it still ended with a loss of 0.49%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.569 and ended with a loss of 0.45%.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed up at $1,161.80 up from $1,160.10 in New York on Thursday. London took it down to $1,153 ahead of the Fix. It was Fixed at $1,154 down $7.00 and in the euro at €926.312 down €4.5, while the euro stood stronger at $1.2458. The volumes of net gold traded were two sellers selling 22,000 ounces and two buyers buying 36,000 ounces before the pro-rata process kicked in. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was trading at $1,153.70 and in the euro at €926.18.

Excellon receives TSX OK for 5.2-million-share buyback

The company filed the NCIB program to allow for market purchases of the company's common shares. Pursuant to the terms of the NCIB program, Excellon shall be permitted to purchase common shares for cancellation through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange at the prevailing market price of the common shares.

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iShares Silver Trust

The iShares Silver Trust is not a standard ETF. The Trust is not an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or a commodity pool for purposes of the Commodity Exchange Act. Shares of the Trust are not subject to the same regulatory requirements as mutual funds. Before making an investment decision, you should carefully consider the risk factors and other information included in the prospectus.

South American Silver Files First Quarter 2012 Financial Statements and MD&A and Project Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire -05/14/12)- South American Silver Corp. (SAC.TO)(SOHAF.PK) reports the release of its unaudited condensed interim consolidated financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2012 and the related management's discussion and analysis of financial position and results of operations ("MD&A"). The Company is also pleased to provide an update on the Malku Khota silver-indium project in Bolivia and the Escalones copper-gold project in Chile. In this press release, all amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise indicated.

Backwardation in Gold And Silver

On Monday, May 14, something happened that hasn’t happened since Dec of 2008. Two successive near-month precious metals futures contracts were in backwardation at the same time. To oversimplify, backwardation is when the price of a futures contract is lower than the price in the spot market.

May 21: Gold and Silver End Mixed

Gold fell $6.40 to $1585.00 at about 9:30AM EST, but it then chopped back higher midday and ended with a gain of 0.16%. Silver slipped to as low as $28.076 before it also bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.56%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed higher at $1,559.50 and in London’s early morning rose to $1,563.55. The euro was slightly stronger in London at €1: $1.2582. It Fixed at $1,560.50 and in the euro at €1,240.658. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,560.32 and in the euro, €1,240.26 while the euro was at €1: $1.2582.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed against the flow of the euro, in New York at $1,564.80 and in London’s early morning fell to $1,560. The euro stood at €1: $1.2397 another 75 cents lower than yesterday. It continued to fall in London. Gold Fixed at $1,567.50 up $19 and in the euro at €1,262.077 up €17. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,566 and in the euro, €1,261.89 while the euro was at €1: $1.2410.

Perception and Propaganda

Today, we are experiencing a MAJOR inflection point in TPTB’s attempts to influence PERCEPTION with MONEY PRINTING and PROPAGANDA. This weekend’s impromptu “Spanish Bailout” was botched as badly as Facebook’s IPO, by the supposedly “top financial officials” of Europe. The “bailout” is nothing of the sort – simply €100 billion of PRINTED MONEY LOANS to insolvent Spanish banks, making them even more indebted as the Spanish economy collapses. Better yet, the money is supposed to come from the ESM – or European Stability Mechanism – which hasn’t yet been ratified by Germany!

A Blueprint to Kill JP Morgan’s Alleged Massive Manipulative Position in the Silver Futures Market

Our mission at SmartKnowledgeU, besides helping our clients to protect and grow their wealth in the face of the criminality of the global banking cartel, has always been, since day one, to also be a spark to reinstate a sound, gold-based monetary system. Bankers have released so much propaganda and deceit regarding the inability of our current fraudulent monetary system to return to a gold-based monetary system that I have written two books to be released this month and next that refutes the banker-created drivel and propaganda regarding the inapplicability of a gold-based system.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,626.20. The Fixing in London today was set at $1,623.5. In the euro it was set at €1,284.516. The changes since Friday have been slight, meaning the Greek election results have had little impact. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,624.12 and in the euro, €1,283.30 while the euro was at €1: $1.2651.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,627.40. The Fixing in London today was set at $1,628.50. In the euro it was set at €1,291.743. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,631.00 and in the euro, €1,293.73 while the euro was at €1: $1.2607.

Chink in the Armor

Today, the European contagion returned, as “official efforts” to juice markets – and thus, convince investors the Greek elections and FOMC dispatch were “bullish” – have FAILED. European markets imploded and the Dow fell 136 points, while gold, silver, and the HUI rose. This week’s “European summit” CANNOT and WILL NOT produce anything remotely constructive, with several nations – particularly, Spain and Italy – requesting bailouts despite no ratified mechanism – such as the European Stability Mechanism, which Germany has yet to approve. For the fifth time this year, PMs have risen while the Dow materially declined, demonstrating a major “chink in the armor” of TPTB, whom are desperate for investors to believe PMs are not safe havens. Which of course they are, as they have been for five millenia!

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +599,997.06 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +599,997.06 ounces

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,604.40 down $18.4. A quiet London pulled it back to $1,599.40 ahead of the a.m. Fixing. The morning Fix today was set at $1,591.75 and in the euro at €1,285.535, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2382 down over one cent. The euro stood at €1: $1.2378 after the Fix. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,593.00 in the middle and in the euro at €1,286.96.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,589.50 yesterday. Asia took it higher to $1,594ahead of London’s opening. London’s morning Fix today was set at $1,595.00 up $11 and in the euro at €1,296.853, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2299 up a cent on the dollar. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,594.75 in the middle and in the euro at €1,297.39.

Silver is looking over the edge...

Silver is looking over the edge of what looks like the "Grand Canyon" on the 1 year daily chart, see right hand side below. I have highlighted the past three month price action on the daily chart, see left hand side below. In the near term these trendlines in the recent price action are key reference areas for me.

SilverCrest Announces Q2 Production 139,850 Ounces Silver & 8,584 Ounces Gold

“Operations at the Santa Elena mine enjoyed a robust second quarter with silver and gold production comfortably in line with our 2012 production guidance. This is the third consecutive quarter that we have operated at full, planned production rates. The crusher throughput averaged approximately 3,494 tonnes per day for Q2, 2012, compared to a plan of 2,500 tonnes per day. The open pit tonnes and grades continue to track closely with our geological block models and open pit mine plan. Cash costs for the quarter are anticipated to be consistent with our guidance of $8.20 per silver equivalent ounce. As a result of the strong first half of the year and projected production for the second half, the Company anticipates meeting or exceeding its 2012 production guidance of 435,000 ounces of silver and 33,500 ounces of gold”.

July 23: Gold and Silver End Modestly Lower

Gold fell to as low as $1563.41 by about 8:45AM EST, but it then rallied back higher throughout the rest of the morning in New York and ended near its noontime high of $1580.30 with a loss of just 0.42%. Silver slumped to as low as $26.671 before it also rallied back higher and ended with a loss of just 1.14%.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,582.30 yesterday. London opened higher rising to Fix at $1,587.50 $14 higher as the euro recovered back over 1: €$1.21. In the euro it was Fixed at €1,309.386 up €9 on yesterday morning, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2124 up 30 cents. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,592.35 in the middle and in the euro at €1,310.63.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -66,421.358 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -66,421.358 ounces

August 10: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% on the Week

Gold fell $12 to $1605.70 in Asia, but it then rallied to as high as $1625.87 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.17%. Silver slipped to $27.613 in early New York trade before it surged back to $28.32, but it then drifted back lower in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of 0.4%.

August 24: Gold and Silver Gain Over 3% and 9% on the Week

Gold dropped $5.45 to $1662.55 in Asia, but it then rose to as high as $1673.36 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.05%. Silver climbed to as high as $30.712 and ended with a gain of 0.52%.

August 27: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged

Gold climbed up to $1676.74 in Asia, but it then fell back off in London and New York and ended with a loss of 0.35%. Silver surged to as high as $31.241 in Asia before it also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 0.03%.