September 17: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 1% and 2%
Gold saw modest gains in Asia, but it then fell back off in afternoon New York trade and ended near its late session low of $1754.25 with a loss of 0.79%. Silver slipped to as low as $33.806 before it bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 1.76%.
Euro gold fell to about €1341, platinum lost $46.20 to $1658.80, and copper dropped 5 cents to about $3.78.
Gold and silver equities waffled near unchanged and ended mixed.
Tomorrow brings the Current Account Balance, Net Long-Term TIC Flows, and the NAHB Housing Market Index.
Charts Courtesy of http://finance.yahoo.com/
Oil found slight gains for most of the morning on geopolitical concerns, but it then fell back off in afternoon trade and ended notably lower on rumors of a possible release from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
The U.S. dollar index edged higher in mixed trade.
Treasuries rose as the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P fell on worries about Europe and worse than expected economic data.
Among the big names making news in the market today were Shell, Apple, and Lowe’s.
“Here is the latest breakdown of the hedge fund positions in the Silver market at the Comex based on Friday's COT data.
Speculative money flows continue into Silver as hedge fund managers position themselves further on the long side of the market and continue reducing their short side exposure.”- Dan Norcini, More at http://www.traderdannorcini.blogspot.com/
As of close of business: 9/14/2012
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)
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: Change in Total Tonnes from yesterday’s data: SPDR added 9.047 tonnes.
COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 194.68: +.0.46 change from yesterday’s data.
Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 9,768.89: No change from yesterday’s data.
Timberline’s (TLR) new joint venture partner, Pretivm’s (PVG) Technical Session, Excellon’s (EXN.TO) drilling, Huldra Silver’s (HDA.V) commissioning update, and Hecla’s (HL) presentation were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.
1. New Gold
NGD +4.14% $12.34
2. Tanzanian Royalty
TRX +3.30% $5.01
3. Pan American
PAAS +2.24% $21.02
1. Gold Reserve
GRZ -7.03% $3.44
XRA -4.71% $1.82
RVM -4.34% $3.53
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