Gold climbed $7.07 to $1623.37 in Asia, but it then fell to as low as $1606.29 in New York and ended with a loss of 0.45%.Silver surged to as high as $29.21 by a little after 9AM EST before it also fell back off in New York, but it still ended with a gain of 0.77%.
Euro gold fell to about €1260, platinum gained $26.20 to $1423.50, and copper fell a couple of cents to about $3.41.
Gold and silver equities traded mostly slightly higher and ended with modest gains.
Tomorrow at 10AM brings Wholesale Inventories for November expected at 0.6%.
Charts Courtesy of http://finance.yahoo.com/
Oil fell on easing worries over Iran and the possible closing of the Strait of Hormuz.
The U.S. dollar index fell as the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P rose on relative calm in Europe and hopes for strong earnings reports.
Treasuries waffled near unchanged in quiet trade.
Among the big names making news in the market today were Google, Alcoa, Ford, GM, Chrysler, and Idenix.
Activity from: 1/06/2012
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: No change in Total Tonnes from yesterday’s data.
COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 171.00: No change from yesterday’s data.
Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 9,516.75: No change from yesterday’s data.
Midway’s (MDW) Development Stage qualification, ITH’s (THM) new Alaska General Manager, Goldcorp’s (GG) dividend and production and cash cost guidance, AuRico’s (AUQ) exploration update, Eldorado’s (EG) operating results and guidance, Pretivm’s (PVG.TO) listing on the NYSE, Minefinders’ (MFN) production and sales results for the quarter, and SilverCrest’s (SVL.V) retired loan facility were among big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.
LSG +6.25% $1.53
XPL -5.70% $1.49
MGN -3.94% $1.95
GRZ -3.51% $2.75
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Please see Yahoo’s Mining/Metals News Wire for all of today’s mining news.
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