• Gold: 1,199.04 1.03
  • Silver: 16.18 -0.04
  • Euro: 1.103 0.000
  • USDX: N/A N/A
  • Oil: N/A N/A

March 5: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged Before Jobs Day

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Gold dipped $1.43 to $1197.97 in London before it rallied back to $1209.48 at about 10:40AM EST and then drifted back lower in the next few hours of trade, but it then bounced back higher in early afternoon trade and ended with a loss of just 0.12%. Silver rose to as high as $16.362 and ended with a gain of 0.19%.

February 3: Gold and Silver End Mixed While Dollar Drops

Gold climbed $10.43 to $1285.03 at about 4AM EST before it fell back to $1257.04 by late morning in New York and then bounced back higher in early afternoon trade, but it then edged back lower again into the close and ended with a loss of 1.05%. Silver rose $0.536 to $17.736 in Asia before it fell back to $17.106, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.47%.

Exponential Explosions in Debt, the S&P, Crude Oil, Silver and Consumer Prices

In 1913 the US national debt was less than $3 Billion, gold was real money, and a cup of coffee cost a nickel. By 2015 the US national debt had increased to over $18,000,000,000,000 ($18 Trillion), the gold standard was called a “barbarous relic,” most currencies had devolved into fiat paper and digital symbols backed by insolvent governments, and a Grande soy cinnamon latte, double pump, triple shot, extra hot, with sprinkles cost about five bucks.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,274.60 down $9.70. In Asia gold held that level but ahead of London’s opening recovered to $1,284.70. At the Fix gold was set at $1,281.00 up $5.75 and in the euro, at €1,128.933 up €6.246, while the euro was barely changed at $1.1347. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London better, at $1,282.40 and in the euro at €1,129.92.

February 2: Gold and Silver Fall Slightly as Stocks Rebound Late

Gold dropped $17.66 to $1266.64 by a little after 9AM EST, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended a loss of just 0.76%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.004 in London, but it then climbed to as high as $17.306 in New York and ended with a loss of just 0.35%.

Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results to be Released on February 23, 2015

VANCOUVER , Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. (the "Company" or "First Majestic") is pleased to announce that its audited fourth quarter and 2014 year end financial results will be released on Monday, February 23, 2015 .

Market Report: Consolidating gains

Gold and silver prices consolidated recent gains this week, both having become overbought short-term, and they now appear to be building a base before an attempt to convincingly attack higher ground, though yesterday's price reaction was quite sharp.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,284.3 up $26.70. In Asia gold held that level but London pulled it back to $1,275. At the Fix gold was set at $1,274.25 up $10.75 and in the euro, at €1,122.687 up €7.703, while the euro was stronger at $1.1350. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London better, at $1,277.30 and in the euro at €1,126.12.

January 30: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 1% and 6% on the Week But Miners Gain

Gold saw slight gains in Asia and London before it spiked back down to $1256.30 just before the release of this morning’s GDP data, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended near its last minute high of $1284.53 with a gain of 2.12%. Silver slipped back to $16.814 before it also rallied back higher and ended near its late morning high of $17.313 with a gain of 1.83%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,257.60 down $27.30. In Asia gold rose to $1,262.40. London lifted it slightly higher before the Fix set at $1,263.50 down $12.00 and in the euro, at €1,114.984 down €14.377, while the euro was stronger at $1.1332. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London better, at $1,263.70 and in the euro at €1,113.24.

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

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%.

Santacruz Silver Announces Fourth Quarter / Year-End 2014 Production Results

Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. (SCZ.V) (the "Company" or "Santacruz") is pleased to announce fourth quarter 2014 production of 255,487 silver equivalent ounces from the Company's Rosario Mine in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. This production represents a 32.8% quarter over quarter increase as compared with Q3 2014 silver equivalent ounces. The full calendar year of production at the Rosario Mine for 2014 resulted in 776,787 silver equivalent ounces.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,284.90 down $9.20. In Asia gold slipped to $1,280. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,275.50 down $11.50 and in the euro, at €1,129.361 down €2.565, while the euro was ¾ of a cent stronger at $1.1294 up over 1 ½ cents. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London better, at $1,276.30 and in the euro at €1,129.27.

January 28: Gold and Silver Fall With Stocks and Oil

Gold dipped $8.60 to $1286.10 in late Asian trade before it bounced back to $1292.82 in London and then dropped to a new session low of $1280.35 about 20 minutes after the release of today’s fed statement, but it then chopped back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.76%. Silver slipped to $17.931 in Asia, but it then rose to as high as $18.14 in New York and ended with a loss of just 0.55%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,294.70 up $14.30. In Asia gold slipped to $1,289. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,287.00 up $8.00 and in the euro, at €1,131.926 down €1.035, while the euro was ¾ of a cent stronger at $1.1137. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London better, at $1,290.3 and in the euro at €1,135.43.

January 27: Gold and Silver Gain With Oil While Stocks and Dollar Fall

Gold climbed $17.13 to $1297.53 at about 10:45AM EST before it drifted back lower into midday, but it still ended with a gain of 1.12%. Silver surged to as high as $18.196 and ended with a gain of 1.12%.

Silver Stocks Will Rule In 2015

Bank economists and bearish gold gurus continue to err, on their gold price predictions. The huge declines they promised in 2014 on the taper never materialized. They promised that 2015 would bring much lower prices. Instead, gold has already rallied strongly, as I told the gold community it would, because of the bullish news that consistently emanates from Asia.

Santacruz Silver Provides Update on Tailings Discharge Remediation

Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. ("Santacruz" or the "Company") (SCZ.V) further to the Company's press release of January 5th, 2015 in which Santacruz advised that a pipeline connecting the Rosario Mine tailings impoundment to a secondary settling pond ruptured causing water and tailings material to be discharged outside of the tailings treatment system, the Company provides the following update.

Excellon Announces Management Changes

Excellon Resources Inc. (EXN.TO) (EXLLF)("Excellon" or the "Company"), Mexico's highest grade silver producer, is pleased to announce key additions to its management and technical advisory team. In an ongoing effort to continually improve operations and realize further efficiencies at the Platosa mine, the Company has engaged a team of water management consultants, including Multiurethanes Ltd., Hydro-Ressources Inc., and Technosub Inc.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,280.40 down $13.30. In Asia gold held that level. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,279.00 down $3.75 and in the euro, at €1,132.961 down €8.58, while the euro was stronger at $1.1289. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London uncertainly, at $1,281.00 and in the euro at €1,135.69.

January 26: Gold and Silver Fall But Miners Gain

Gold dropped $17.49 to $1276.21 by a little after 10AM EST before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 1.03%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.878 and ended with a loss of 2.24%.

The Comprehensive Chartology of Silver

Five days ago silver broke out of an inverse H&S bottom that has temporarily reversed the downtrend. I measured the more conservative price objective using the higher low instead of the Swiss spike low which comes in around the 19.80 area on the log chart. It will be interesting to see if the Swiss spike low will be the ultimate low for the bear market or just a short to intermediate low. Sometimes big trends can end with one last shake out of the weak hands similar to the Swiss spike low.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,293.70 down $10.00. In Asia gold held that level, but in London the price dropped to $1,281 with the euro again weaker by a cent at $1.1228 down 1.00 cent against the dollar. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,282.75 down $10.75 and in the euro, at €1,141.541 down €8.748, while the euro was almost unchanged at $1.1237. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London uncertainly, at $1,281.60 and in the euro at €1,140.77.

January 23: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% and 3% on the Week

Gold dropped down to $1284.59 by a little after 10AM EST before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.77%. Silver slipped to as low as $18.11 and ended with a loss of 0.44%.

Excellon produces 2.05 moz AgEq in 2014

Silver equivalent ("AgEq") production of 2.05 million ounces (2013 - 2.06 million AgEq Oz)Silver production of 1.2 million ounces (2013 - 1.4 million ounces)Lead production of 7.5 million lb (2013 - 7.3 million lb)Zinc production of 10.1 million lb (2013 - 9.9 million lb)

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,303.70 up $10.20 as the euro started to really tumble again. In Asia and early London the gold price slipped slightly to $1,296.60 with the euro much weaker at $1.1324 down 2.66 cents against the dollar. The Fix saw the gold price set at $1,293.50 up $6.50 and in the euro, at €1,150.289 up €42.334, while the euro was 3.76cents weaker at $1.1240. Ahead of New York’s opening gold was trading in London uncertainly, at $1,294.00 and in the euro at €1,151.86.

Fortuna reports record production of 1,027,741 ounces of silver and 5,348 ounces of gold for the third quarter 2012

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM | TSX: FVI | BVL: FVI | Frankfurt: F4S.F) announces production figures for the third quarter of 2012 from its two 100% owned operating underground mines in Latin America, the San Jose mine in Mexico and the Caylloma mine in Peru.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +561,944.440 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +561,944.440 ounces

October 17: Gold and Silver Gain While Dollar Drops

Gold climbed up to $1753.30 in Asia before it fell back to $1742.79 by a little before 10AM EST, but it then rallied back higher in the next couple of hours of trade and ended with a gain of 0.6%. Silver rose to $33.14 before it fell back to $32.847, but it then rose to a new session high of $33.255 and ended with a gain of 0.61%.

Silver Summit 10th Anniversary Gala Just Days Away

The resource investment conference, routinely described by CEOs and attendees alike as “the best silver conference in the world” will feature over 70 silver exploration, development and production companies. Panelists will address investment opportunities, and the ever-expanding uses of silver in modern society as well as its historic role as money and a store of value.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -547,959.940 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -547,959.940 ounces

The History of Silver (Part 1)

Today, silver has thousands of modern industrial uses and is considered a store of wealth. However, the story of this legendary precious metal begins with its use by ancient civilizations. Silver has many attributes that made it so valuable to early peoples. It is malleable, ductile, lustrous, resilient, antibacterial, and rare. It was used to purify water and for ornate artwork – but more importantly it was perfectly suited to be a currency.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +482,995.220 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +482,995.220 ounces

GoldCore Comments on Silver

Gold inched down near $1,700/oz on Friday after a drop through its support level at $1,710-$1,712 initiated stop loss selling. The Nonfarm Payroll number for October is released at 1230 GMT. 125,000 are expected for Nonfarm Payrolls, while the Unemployment Rate number is expected at 7.9%. Better than expected employment data could be negative for gold as it may rescind additional QE from the US Fed.

Fortuna Reports Cash Flow of US$19.95 Million and Net Income of US$8.03 Million in the Third Quarter of 2012

Fortuna Silver Mines, Inc. (NYSE: FSM | TSX: FVI | BVL: FVI | Frankfurt: F4S.F) is pleased to announce that it has filed its financial statements and MD&A for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2012.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -309,750.300 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -309,750.300 ounces

Sprott Physical Silver Trust Prices Follow-on Offering of Trust Units In An Aggregate Amount of US$269,575,000

Sprott Physical Silver Trust (the "Trust") (NYSE: PSLV / TSX: PHS.U), a trust created to invest and hold substantially all of its assets in physical silver bullion and managed by Sprott Asset Management LP, announced today that it has priced its follow-on offering of 20,500,000 transferable, redeemable units of the Trust ("Units") at a price of US$13.15 per Unit (the "Offering"). As part of the Offering, the Trust has granted the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to 3,075,000 additional Units. The gross proceeds from the Offering will be US$269,575,000 (US$310,011,250 if the underwriters exercise in full the over-allotment option).

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -2,379,195.424 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -2,379,195.424 ounces

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,711.9 down just over $2.00 on Friday. This morning, Asia and London dealers took higher to trade at $1,723.45 ahead of London’s opening. It was Fixed at $1,723.25 up $13.25 and in the euro at €1,349.663 up €7 from yesterday while the euro was at €1: $1.2768. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was slightly stronger at $1,724.45 and in the euro at €1,350.49.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -927,344.387 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -927,344.387 ounces

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,729.20 up $1.50 on yesterday. This morning, Asian and London dealers took the gold price higher to trade at $1,729.70 ahead of London’s opening. It was Fixed at $1,729.75 up $3.00 on yesterday morning’s Fix. In the euro it was Fixed at €1,344.226 down €6.5 from yesterday while the euro was stronger at €1: $1.2868. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was almost the same at $1,730.25 and in the euro at €1,343.73.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,729.20 barely changed on yesterday. This morning, Asian and London dealers took the gold price higher to trade at $1,734 ahead of London’s opening. It was Fixed at $1,734.75 up $5.00 on yesterday morning’s Fix. In the euro it was Fixed at €1,345.393 up €1 from yesterday while the euro was slightly stronger at €1: $1.2894. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was almost the same at $1,733.79 and in the euro at €1,343.73.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -2,066,683.435 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -2,066,683.435 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +1,241,527.270 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +1,241,527.270 ounces

Silver Market Morning

New York closed at $1,715.20 yesterday. This morning, Asian dealers pushed prices down, unusually, to $1,705 before London opened. It was Fixed at $1,703.00 down $3.75 on yesterday’s Fix. In the euro it was Fixed at €1,300.794 down €5.354 while the euro was stronger at €1: $1.3092 and stabilizing. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was $1,702.5 and in the euro at €1,301.01.

Decemeber 12: Gold and Silver Close With Gains

Gold gained $8.94 to $1718.94 at about 9:45AM EST before it fell back to $1707.55 in the next hour of trade, but it then rose to a new session high of $1723.20 following today’s fed announcement and ended with a gain of 0.08%. Silver climbed $0.43 to $33.38 before it fell back near unchanged in late morning trade, but it then surged to as high $33.78 in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 1.43%.

iShares Silver Trust: 9,829.15 tonnes

iShares Silver Trust: 9,829.15 tonnes

December 18: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 2%

Gold fell $36.70 to $1661.30 by early afternoon in New York before it rallied back higher in the last couple of hours of trade, but it still ended with a loss of 1.48%. Silver slumped to as low as $31.35 and ended with a loss of 1.77%.

Fortuna Silver Mines CEO: "We're Looking For Deals At $80-$200+ Million, We Have The Cash & The Paper To Do It"

I had the opportunity to connect with the CEO of a fast growing Latin American silver producer yesterday, Jorge A. Ganoza, President, CEO, Director and co-founder of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. Jorge has taken the company from a $30 million market cap, to over $500 million where it stands today.

December 27: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher

Gold fell $8.09 to $1652.01 at about 9:45AM EST, but it then jumped to as high as $1665.39 in the last minutes of trade and ended with a gain of 0.25%. Silver slipped to $29.685 in London, but it then rose to as high as $30.466 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.8%.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -1,014,145.240 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -1,014,145.240 ounces

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Pure Bull

PM prices hit yesterday on “supposed” fears that the clueless Fed didn’t announce enough MONEY PRINTING – though they did EXACTLY what was expected – and “deflation fears” when the Dow tanked mid-Afternoon in response to rumors of the long-awaited Moody’s downgrades, announced after the market close. Like the Fed announcement, no one can claim anything was “unexpected” about these downgrades – and, more importantly, such downgrades (in freely traded markets) are PM BULLISH.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,573 again. London moved down only slightly to $1,569, while the euro weakened slightly to €1: $1.2450, 50 cents lower. The gold Fix was set at $1,567.75 the same as yesterday and in the euro €1,261.466, €6 higher. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold stood at $1,571.30 and in the euro, €1,260.97 while the euro was at €1: $1.2461.

Silver’s split personality feeds steep price drop

Silver’s split personality as an industrial and precious metal contributed to a steep drop for the second quarter, as the metal’s economic demand prospects and safe-haven appeal duel for investors’ attention.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,576.60 up $8. Asia and London took it down $10 to $1,566 as the euro continued to fall and ahead of London’s morning Fix today was set at $1,565.50 down $11 and in the euro at €1,281.097 down €3, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2220 down another 50 cents. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,564.10 in the middle and in the euro at €1,284.84 almost unchanged on yesterday.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -378,196.144 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -378,196.144 ounces

Gold & Silver Fear Indexes

A discussion with James Turk this week renewed my interest in his Fear Index. So I decided to calculate the current figure. Given the 2.8% GFI figure listed in the equation below, clearly the gold market mania phase is only beginning, when compared to the 1980's peak.

Pan American Silver Comments on Changes to Mining Legislation in Rio Negro, Argentina

"Pan American Silver Corp. (TSX: PAA.TO)(NASDAQ: PAAS) ("Pan American" or the "Company") owns 100% of the Calcatreu gold development project ("...

Silver Market Morning

After a weekend of critical European elections the gold price started the week in Asia lower at $1,638 lower in the dollar [-$3] but higher in the euro at just below €1: $1.30 then recovered. In the euro the gold price stood at €1,260 up €20 just ahead of London’s opening. There is no Fixing in London today as it is a public holiday. Ahead of New York’s opening it stood at $1,641.25 and in the euro €1,258.53 while the euro was at €1: $1.3041.

Whatever It Takes

The world’s markets are alight with excitement regarding the brain-dead repetition of ECB head Mario Draghi stating he’ll do “whatever it takes” to save the Euro. In other words, what he’s said – and DONE – all along, PRINT MONEY, MANIPULATE MARKETS, and disseminate PROPAGANDA.

July 30: Gold and Silver End Mixed

Gold fell $9.32 to $1614.08 by about 8:30AM EST, but it then climbed to as high as $1624.86 in afternoon New York trade and ended with a loss of 0.08%. Silver slipped to $27.53 in Asia, but it then rose to as high as $28.23 in New York and ended with a gain of 1.55%.

Extorre Comments on YPF Developments in Argentina

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2012) - Extorre Gold Mines Limited (TSX:XG.TO) (NYSE...

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.

Target 1 reached on silver (update on gold)

The initial profit taking target of the "Descending Triangle" pattern of the daily chart (right hand side below) on silver has been reached. The "Head and Shoulders" pattern on the daily chart is still in play.

Fighting Headwinds

This morning, PMs have been fighting the (coerced) headwinds created by the “debate” of whether an official, overt “QE3” program will be launched by the Fed, and WHEN. Why anyone would believe Bernanke would introduce – or even hint at – such a plan at Congressional hearings is beyond me, as such an occurrence has NEVER occurred in U.S. history.

Bolivia says may compensate South American Silver

The Bolivian government is willing to compensate South American Silver Corp for revoking its concession on the Malku Khota project, but it will be far less than the $16 million the company says it has invested, the country's vice president said on Thursday.

Euro shorts smell blood

Within the eurozone there are great stresses. At one extreme there are punitive costs of borrowing for Greece, Cyprus, Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Italy; at the other there is zero or negative interest rates for Germany, the Netherlands and Finland. Doubtless the first group begets the second, as captive investors in euros have to buy government bonds, and this requirement is being funnelled away from risk into safety.

Weekend Update - Silver

In Silver the volume has barely been 40,000 contracts lately on the daily chart, and "Open Interest" is around 120,000 contracts. Those traders who currently have a big position in Silver have a "ruling" hand right now. Should large orders "at the market" come in to cover shorts, or liquidate long positions it is likely to cause violent price action out of nowhere.

The Silver Rush at MF Global

Investors are furious that they can't get back the gold and silver they stashed with the failed brokerage. It's one thing for $1.2...

Silvercorp Reports 4.34 Metre Interception (True Width) of 642 Gram Per Tonne of Silver and 1.0 Gram Per Tonne Gold for Vein LM5W at the LM Mine, Ying Mining District, Henan Province, China

Silvercorp Metals Inc. (TSX: SVM.TO)(NYSE: SVM) ("Silvercorp") is pleased to report the results of its successful 2011 underground diamond...

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June 12: Gold and Silver Gain About 1%

Gold fell $13.81 to $1586.39 by a little before 6AM EST, but it then shot back higher in morning New York trade and ended near its midday high of $1617.38 with a gain of 0.71%. Silver surged to as high as $29.042 and ended with a gain of 1.29%.

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