Bullion Articles and Precious Metal Reports

Daily morning commentary on gold, silver, platinum and palladium, as well as their closing prices in New York and London are provided in the following bullion articles and precious metals reports.

Precious metals shifted slightly lower Tuesday while crude and U.S. stocks reversed from Monday’s course and marked gains. In New York trading futures for bullion: Silver for May delivery fell 4.5 cents, or 0.4 percent, to $12.06 an ounce. Gold for June lost $4.80, or 0.5 percent, to $882.70 an ounce. July platinum slumped $9.50, […]

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The markets played a touch of reversal on Monday compared to recent weekly trends. Gold and silver gains finally upstaged platinum, which fell hard. As the U.S. dollar rallied, oil and stocks marked hefty losses. In New York trading futures for bullion: Silver for May delivery gained 31.5 cents, or 2.7 percent, to $12.105 an […]

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For the fourth straight week, gold and silver fell while platinum rose. London gold lost 1.1 percent, silver dropped 2.6 percent, and platinum added 1.7 percent. Oil futures picked up Friday to end above $50 a barrel, but declined 3.7 percent this week. U.S. stocks rallied for the sixth consecutive week to match a streak […]

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Gold and platinum fell Thursday while silver plunged toward $12 an ounce. In other markets, oil broke a three-day losing streak and U.S. stocks soared. In New York trading futures for bullion: Silver for May delivery plummeted 54.5 cents, or 4.3 percent, to $12.255 an ounce. Gold for June lost $13.70, or 1.5 percent, to […]

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Precious metals on Wednesday reversed course from the prior day’s negative movement and ended with slight gains. Oil posted a minimal loss while U.S. stocks pulled off a late day rally. In New York trading futures for bullion: Silver for May delivery gained 3.5 cents, or 0.3 percent, to $12.80 an ounce. Gold for June […]

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U.S. inflation in March dropped to an annual rate of -0.4 percent, marking the first year-over-year decline since August 1995, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. The change is a stark contrast to the month prior, when inflation increased by the fastest one-month pace since July 2008, rising to 0.2 percent. Then, energy costs with a […]

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Precious metals on Tuesday headed slightly south, as did oil and U.S. stocks. Commonly cited catalysts for the negative swings were new government reports indicating March had weaker than expected retail sales and an unexpected fall in producer prices. In New York trading futures for bullion: Silver for May delivery lost a half cent, or […]

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Gold rose Monday following the holiday weekend as silver and platinum charge forward for better gains — the latter hitting a six-month high. Meanwhile in other markets, oil plunged after a five-week advance while U.S. stocks ended mixed. In New York trading futures for bullion: Silver for May delivery jumped 44 cents, or 3.6 percent, […]

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For the third straight week, gold and silver moved lower while platinum and stocks finished higher. Oil nearly joined the multi-week trend as it had climbed for two weeks, but then ended 27 cents lower in its latest weekly round. The London gold fixing was down 2.7 percent and silver dropped 4.4 percent. Platinum rose […]

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Gold slid lower Thursday, ending a holiday-shortened week and marking the yellow metal’s third weekly loss. In contrast, U.S. stocks jumped to conclude a fifth straight week of gains. Oil rallied back above $50 a barrel. In New York trading futures for bullion: Silver for May delivery lost a penny, or 0.1 percent, to $12.33 […]

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