• Gold: 1,263.37 5.80
  • Silver: 16.99 0.05
  • Euro: 1.135 0.002
  • USDX: 88.279 0.638
  • Oil: 44.96 0.46

January 29: Gold and Silver Fall Roughly 2% and 6%

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Gold dropped $32.79 to $1252.11 by early afternoon in New York before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 2.13%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.739 and ended with a loss of 5.78%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,228.00 down$2.40 as the euro continued slipping. In Asia the gold price slipped to $1,226.60 down $1.10 with the euro at $1.1765 ahead of London’s opening. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,235.25 up $6.50 and in the euro, at €1,055.408 up €10.419 while the euro was half a cent weaker at $1.1704. Ahead of New York’s opening gold took off and was trading in London at $1,257.00 and in the euro at €1,074.86.

January 14: Gold and Silver Fall With Stocks and Dollar

Gold dipped down to $1225.39 at about 5AM EST before it popped up to $1244.15 in the next four hours of trade, but it then drifted back lower into the close and ended with a loss of 0.2%. Silver slipped to $16.551 before it rebounded to $17.074, but it then chopped back lower in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of 1.06%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,230.40 down $3.40 as the euro continued slipping. In Asia the gold price slipped to $1,227.30 down $11.10 with the euro at $1.1790 ahead of London’s opening. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,228.75 down $10.25 and in the euro, at €1,044.989 down €4.922 while the euro was half a cent weaker at $1.1758. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London at $1,229.20 and in the euro at €1,045.77.

January 13: Gold Slips While Silver Surges Nearly 3%

Gold climbed $10.22 to $1244.02 in Asia before it chopped back lower in London and New York, but it ended with a loss of just 0.28%. Silver rose to as high as $17.187 and ended with a gain of 2.66%.

Deflation and Central Bank Delusions

Watch Japan for further indications of a bond and currency implosion resulting from Abenomics and Keynesian money printing nonsense. The good times are over. A major crash or collapse could occur at any time, this year or even as late as the end of 2016. Deflation in many sectors has arrived. Excessive global debt can no longer be serviced, employment is weak, far too much collateral is impaired, commodity prices are declining, and too much wealth is being sucked out of our economies by the financial industry, the military-industrial complex, big pharmacy, big government and entitlements.

First Majestic Produces a Record 4.2M Silver Eqv. Oz in Q4 and Annual Record of 15.3M Silver Eqv. Oz in 2014; Announces 2015 Production Outlook and Cost Guidance

First Majestic Silver Corp. ("First Majestic" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the Company's fourth quarter and full year 2014 production results, as well as guidance for 2015.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,233.80 up $13.30 as the euro was relatively unchanged. In Asia the gold price rose to $1,238.40 with the euro at $1.1842 ahead of London’s opening. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,239.00 up $17.00 and in the euro, at €1,049.911 up €14.14 while the euro slightly stronger at $1.1801. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London at $1,239.30 and in the euro at €1,050.17.

January 12: Gold and Silver Gain About 1%

Gold rose almost 1% to $1230.45 in Asia before it fell back to about unchanged in London, but it then climbed to a new session high of $1235.86 in New York and ended with a gain of 1.09%. Silver rose to as high as $16.662 in early Asian trade before it also chopped back lower in London, but it still ended with a gain of 0.67%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,220.50 up $13.2 as the euro strengthened slightly. In Asia the gold price rose to $1,226.40 with the euro at $1.1851 ahead of London’s opening at which the gold price tackled $1,230, the next overhead resistance, before retreating to $1,222 just before the Fix. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,222.00 up $11.75 and in the euro, at €1,035.77 up €10.677 while the euro slightly weaker at $1.1798. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London at $1,222.30 and in the euro at €1,035.85.

January 9: Gold and Silver Gain About 3% and 4% on the Week

Gold climbed to as high as $1221.37 by early afternoon in New York and ended with a gain of 1.09%. Silver rose to as high as $16.565 and ended with a gain of 0.92%.

Market Report: A steady start for 2015

Gold and silver started the year at a muted point, with gold at $1168 and silver at $15.50, from which modest rallies have developed, with gold up 4% and silver 6%. These rises were against a background of high volatility in equity markets, a strong US dollar and very weak oil prices.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,207.30 down $5.00 as the euro stabilized. In Asia the gold price rose to $1,212 with the euro at $1.1814 ahead of London’s opening. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,211.25 up $4.75 and in the euro, at €1,025.093 64 up €0.029 while the euro was stronger by 0.46 of a cent than yesterday at $1.1816. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London at $1,211.50 and in the euro at €1,025.35.

January 8: Gold and Silver Fall While Stocks Extend Higher

Gold dropped $7.11 to $1205.19 at about 6:30AM EST before it bounced back to $1216.29 in the next three and a half hours of trade, but it then fell back off in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of 0.41%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.307 and ended with a loss of 1.39%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,212.30 down $6.60 as the euro continued to fall. In Asia the gold price slipped to $1,207.90 with the euro at $1.1807 ahead of London’s opening. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,206.50 down $7.25 and in the euro, at €1,025.064 up €1.234 while the euro was another 0.85 of a cent weaker than yesterday at $1.1770. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London at $1,206.60 and in the euro at €1,024.80.

January 7: Gold and Silver End Mixed As Stocks Rebound

Gold dropped $9.77 to $1209.13 by a little after 8AM EST, but it then bounced back higher after the release of today’s fed minutes and ended with a loss of just 0.54%. Silver rose to as high as $16.645 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,218.90 up $13.40 as the euro continued to fall. Gold retreated to $1,214.10 with the euro at $1.1866 ahead of London’s opening. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,213.75 up $2.75 and in the euro, at €1,023.83 up €6.525 while the euro was another half of a cent weaker than yesterday at $1.1855. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London at $1,213.40 and in the euro at €1,024.61.

January 6: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% and 2% Again

Gold gained $8.73 to $1214.23 in Asia before it fell back towards unchanged in London, but it then shot up to a new session high of $1222.38 in New York and ended with a gain of 1.11%. Silver surged to as high as $16.687 and ended with a gain of 2.04%.

Basic Truth and Consequences

Silver has languished since April 2011 – nearly four years, thanks to heroic efforts to manage prices downward, and the correction of silver’s 2.5 year run up from under $9 to over $48. Will the last bull turn out the lights when you leave the building? The insanity of debt, derivatives, and outright bond monetization in the US, Europe and Japan could cause us to question basic truths and the consequences of ignoring reality.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,205.50 up $18.00 as the gold price broke through key resistance in the dollar and in the euro. Gold continued to rise in Asia to $1,209.7 and in London to over $1,212 ahead of London’s Fix. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,211 up $19.00 and in the euro, at €1,017.305 up €18.495 while the euro was another 0.3 of a cent weaker at $1.1904. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London at $1,211.80 and in the euro at €1,018.49.

January 5: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% and 2%

Gold gained $10.24 to $1197.74 in Asia before it fell back to $1186.90 in London, but it then climbed to a new session high of $1207.45 in New York and ended with a gain of 1.52%. Silver surged to as high as $16.239 and ended with a gain of 2.6%.

Santacruz Silver Reports Malfunction in Tailings Dam Dewatering Pipe

Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. ("Santacruz" or the "Company") (SCZ.V) reports that during the weekend at its Rosario Mine in San Luis Potosi, Mexico , a pipeline connecting the Rosario Mine tailings impoundment to a secondary settling pond ruptured and as a consequence water and some tailings material were discharged outside of the tailings treatment system. The Company has notified all appropriate regulatory and governmental authorities.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,187.50 up $4.90 as the world goes back to business as usual and volumes rise on Chinese demand. Gold rose in Asia to $1,196.00 ahead of London’s opening. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,192 up $7.50 and in the euro, at €998.81 up €15.46 while the euro was another cent weaker at $1.1934. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London at $1,188.60 and in the euro at €998.53.

January 2: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower on the Week But Miners Gain

Gold edged up to $1188.16 in early Asian trade before it fell back to $1168.43 at about 8:20AM EST, but it then jumped to a new session high of $1194.71 by late morning in New York and ended with a gain of 0.41%. Silver rose to as high as $16.06 and ended with a gain of 0.64%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,182.60 on the last day of 2014 and the first trading day of 2015 saw the gold price stand at $1187.40 ahead of London’s opening. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,184.25 down $15.00 and in the euro, at €983.351 down €3.991 while the euro was 1.23 cents weaker at $1.2043. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London at $1,183.10 and in the euro at €981.87.

December 31: Gold and Silver Fall Over 1% and 3%

Gold dropped down to $1180.49 at about 2PM EST before it bounced back higher in the last couple of hours of trade, but it still ended with a loss of 1.35%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.556 and ended with a loss of 3.57%.

May 25: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower on the Week

Gold saw slight losses in Asia, but it then chopped its way back higher in London and New York and ended with a gain of 0.85%. Silver surged to as high as $28.593 and ended with a gain of 0.67%.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +528,970.137 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +528,970.137 ounces

May US Mint Silver Eagle Sales: 2.875 million ounces, +1.355M vs April

May US Mint Silver Eagle Sales: 2.875 million ounces, +1.355M vs April

June 19: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold rose $5.90 to $1633.30 in Asia before it fell back to $1617.40 in early afternoon New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.48%. Silver climbed to $28.938 before it slipped back to $28.33, but it then also rallied back higher late trade and ended with a loss of just 1.08%.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -2,026 ounces | Total: 145,937,907

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -2,026 ounces | Total: 145,937,907

Silver moves higher on overnight meetings in Brussels: European leaders agree to use bailout fund to recapitalize struggling banks

BRUSSELS — European leaders have agreed to use the continent’s permanent bailout fund to recapitalize struggling banks, and agreed to the idea of a tighter union in the long term.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,598.70, up $20. Asia took it up to $1,606 ahead of London’s opening, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2602. The gold Fix was set at $1,608.50 and in the euro €1,278.312. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold stood at $1,609.65 and in the euro, €1,279.23 while the euro was at €1: $1.2583.

Santacruz Announces NI 43-101 Resource at San Felipe

Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. ("Santacruz" or the "Company") (TSX.V:SCZ) is pleased to announce an update regarding its activities in Mexico at the San Felipe project, including an initial independent National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") Mineral Resource estimate. The Mineral Resource estimate was completed by Kelsey Zabrusky under the supervision of Zachery Black SME-RM and Donald E. Hulse PE and SME-RM, of Gustavson Associates, LLC, (Gustavson) both of whom are independent "qualified persons" under NI 43-101.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -775,376.83 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -775,376.83 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -1,329,524.330 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -1,329,524.330 ounces

Hecla makes hostile takeover bid for U.S. Silver Corp

Hecla Mining Co made an all-cash hostile bid to buy U.S. Silver Corp for C$110.7 million, a month after the Canadian company agreed to be bought by RX Gold & Silver Inc.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -2,298,651.267 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -2,298,651.267 ounces

GATA's Chris Powell on the Silver Manipulation Probe & the Fed Gold Audit!

Welcome to Capital Account. JP Morgan said in a court filing that PFG's subpoena of the bank may be overly burdensome. Will JP Morgan find a way to get out of it? It looks like they could be off the hook for accusations of silver manipulation. The Financial Times reported US regulators are increasingly likely to drop the four year investigation of silver manipulation, failing to find enough evidence. Bart Chilton, CFTC Commissioner, told a Motley Fool reporter that this FT report is premature and inaccurate. We find out what Chris Powell, co-founder and treasurer of the Gold Anti- Trust Action Committee, thinks.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +555,536.41 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +555,536.41 ounces

September 4: Gold and Silver Gain With Dollar

Gold fell a few dollars from last Friday’s close to $1688.31 by a little after 9:30AM EST before it jumped back to $1698.76 in the next half hour of trade and then drifted back lower midday, but it then rallied back higher in late trade and ended with a gain of 0.21%. Silver climbed to $32.27 in Asia before it slipped to $31.90 in London, but it then climbed to as high as $32.40 in New York and ended with a gain of 1.84%.

Fed launches big stimulus, to buy bonds until jobs rebound

The Federal Reserve launched another aggressive stimulus program on Thursday, saying it will buy $40 billion of mortgage debt per month and continue to purchase assets until the outlook for jobs improves substantially.

Some initial reactions from the FOMC meeting

The FOMC-Bernanke’s words were very bullish for gold and silver investors. We have believed that money printing, aka QE 3 and beyond, will continue to support the drivers in gold and silver buying. The announcement is extremely bullish also with those who had questioned the chosen path now begin to realize they need to get back into gold.

Site Visit: Santacruz Silver’s Rosario Mine Construction Project

Recently I visited Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.’s (TSX-V.SCZ) Rosario Mine development project in the State of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, which is bustling with construction activity. Santacruz is a new company that just went public on the TSX-Venture exchange in April, 2012 with a $20 million financing and portfolio of three past producing properties. Since this company is led by experienced management with a history of making discoveries and building new mines they are well poised for outstanding growth over the coming months and years.

September 18: Gold and Silver Gain About 1% and 2%

Gold dropped down to $1752.61 in Asia before it climbed up to $1773.00 by a little after 10AM EST and then pared its gains a bit in midday action, but it then bumped back higher in late trade and ended with a gain of 0.74%. Silver surged to as high as $35.015 before it also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 2.23%.

September 20: Gold and Silver End Mixed

Gold fell $14.70 to $1755.80 at about 6:20AM EST, but it then rose to as high as $1770.42 in New York and ended with a loss of just 0.12%. Silver slipped to as low as $34.084 in London, but it also rallied back higher in New York and ended near its midday high of $34.692 with a gain of 0.03%.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -889,120.372 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -889,120.372 ounces

September 21: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged on the Week

Gold climbed to $1787.25 by a little after 9AM EST before it fell back to almost unchanged at $1769.35 by a little after 11AM EST, but it then bounced back higher midday and ended with a gain of 0.27%. Silver surged to as high as $35.16 in early New York trade before it fell back to $34.318 and then also bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.29%.

Kiva Team SilverSeek.com Breaks $30,000 in Loans!

Over the past week, the GoldSeek-SilverSeek micro-lending team’s total loan amount surpassed the $30,000 mark. Over 1,175 loans to groups and individuals all around the world have been impacted by our lending efforts. Our 2012 lending goal of $15,000 has been achieved, now standing at $17,550 in loans for 2012, and we now have increased our challenge for our team to reach our new 2012 goal of $25,000. Please consider taking some of your money out of your nearly 0% APR return “savings” account and put it to good work and become a micro-lender.

October 4: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks and Oil

Gold climbed $16.56 to $1795.06 just before 2PM EST before it pared its gains a bit after the fed released Minutes from their September 12th meeting, but it still ended with a gain of 0.69%. Silver rose to $35.092 in early New York trade before it fell back to $34.655 in the next 15 minutes of trade, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended with a gain of 1.16%.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -379,504.528 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -379,504.528 ounces

The “Summer Games” Go On

And the “summer games” go on, with TPTB “locking down” Precious Metals with daily caps at the same times, while the “DOW JONES PROPAGANDA AVERAGE” surges at the NYSE open and is NEVER allowed to fall.

Fractal Analysis: 2012 Silver to $70++

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Why Is The Future Silver Supply More at Risk than Gold?

The focus of the markets and the alternative media is firmly placed on the continued disintegration of the world financial system. Many believe that the collapse of the fiat monetary system along with the global banking cartel is the worst possible outcome. However, this may actually turn out to be the good news in a sea of bad news that is lurking around the corner.

The Silver Reverse Bubble of 2012

In late 2008, when silver was massacred in the futures pit and saw its price fall from over $20 to under $10, I told my readers at that time that silver entered into a “reverse bubble”. I know it sounds odd, but let me re-visit the concept.

Silver: Supply and Demand Part 2, Investment Demand

This educational video looks at how and why people invest in silver. While economic, socio-political and psychological forces play a large part in determining the price of silver, it all comes back to the basic principles of supply and demand.

Great Panther Silver Reports Improved Fourth Quarter Production

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JP Morgan Silver Manipulation

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Silver Chart and Comments

Silver continues to be the poor poster child for the Deflation or Risk Aversion Trade. It's chart is abysmal at this point as it has steadily retreated since peaking near $50 in what seems a lifetime ago. About the only positive thing that can be said about it is that is had not been below the $26 level for some time now. That level still seems to be bringing in buyers.

Silver Grumps

Attention, Class: Silver and gold are static assets. They are constants. They don't actually move much. What happens is that the metrics by which we measure Silver and Gold jump around like horny ticks on a hot dog. It is the fraud of the 20th and 21st Centuries.

South American Silver Responds Strongly To Bolivian Government Statements

South American Silver Corp. (SAC.TO)(SOHAF) today expressed extreme disappointment in statements made this evening by the Bolivian government that it intends to nationalize the company's development stage Malku Khota silver-indium-gallium project.

Bolivia to consider nationalizing embattled silver project

Bolivia will consider nationalizing Canadian miner South American Silver Corp's silver property, President Evo Morales said on Sunday, following violent indigenous protests against the mining project. Leftist Morales, who last month took control of global commodities giant Glencore's tin and zinc mine in the Andean country, said he hadn't taken a final decision on whether to revoke the Canadian miner's concession.

August 3: Gold and Silver End Mixed on the Week

Gold climbed $11.03 to $1599.73 by a little after 8AM EST before it dropped back to $1586.90 immediately after the jobs report was released, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended with a gain of 0.89%. Silver slumped down to $27.066 in early New York trade, but it then surged to as high as $27.883 and ended with a gain of 2.4%.

Silver is for Champions

The thoughts of millions of ice hockey fans turned to silver this week – more specifically, to the nearly 35 pounds of silver in the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup, the century-old championship symbol of professional hockey. The Los Angeles Kings ultimately lifted high the iconic trophy made of sterling silver.

Is the Silver’s Move Above Its 50-day Moving Average a Bona Fide Buy Signal?

Summing up, there are virtually no positive signs for the white metal in this week’s chart except for the move above the 50-day moving average. This move was not accompanied by analogous breakouts in gold nor mining stocks, so we don’t view it as overly important. The silver-to-gold ratio indicates further weakness ahead.

Maintain The Status Quo

The name of the game is the “maintain the status quo” – first until the Europeans return from August vacations, and second in front of the U.S. elections. Today’s “retail sales” fiasco – following perhaps 20 HORRIBLE, GLOBAL economic reports, was no different than last month’s NFP Employment Report, when unprecedented “seasonal adjustments” turned what should have been a BIG decline into a big increase.

David Morgan: Silver in the next Decade

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Bill Murphy Comments On Today's Market Action

It's go into the bunker time as markets are in sell everything mode. It is a sad day when King Dollar reigns. Our politicians can't even deal with cutting the rate of our debt increases, much less really address our mounting fiscal problems.

Charts: Silver Price, Silver Stocks Reverse from Lows

The silver price has made a strong reversal from big technical supports around $27. Silver stocks have also moved off their early morning lows, crossing into positive terriroty mid-day and gaining steadily into the close:

Silver Market Update

Silver investors and speculators are amongst the manic-depressive you can possibly find in the investment world. When they are playing maximum credits on the slots and passing round boxes of cuban cigars and taking out massive loans to buy Ferraris and Lambos you know it's time to watch out. When they retreat into the shadows, only coming out to hurl themselves off bridges and other tall structures, mumbling about the "cartel" as they plummet earthwards, you know it's getting time to buy - and that is the situation we now find ourselves in. In this update we are going to examine evidence which suggests that, despite the fragile looking price pattern, silver is going to turn surprisingly strong in short order, or alternatively, if it does break down, it turns out to be a false move that is swiftly followed by a dramatic recovery.

July 25: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1%

Gold climbed steadily higher throughout most of trade in London and New York and ended near its late session high of $1610.10 with a gain of 1.4%. Silver surged to as high as $27.559 and ended with a gain of 1.3%.

Sprott mum after Hecla offers cash for U.S. Silver in hostile bid

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Silver demand to rise 3-5 pct in 2012: GFMS head

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COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -996,615.750 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -996,615.750 ounces

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