• Gold: 1,237.88 0.01
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  • USDX: 95.94 0.198
  • Oil: 28.92 1.72

February 12: Gold and Silver Gain About 5% on the Week

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Gold dipped $11.30 to $1232.90 in early New York trade before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.47%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.616 and ended with a gain of 0.13%.

November 3: Gold and Silver Fall Roughly 1%

Gold fell $19.68 to $1114.62 in early afternoon New York trade before it bounced back higher in the last couple of hours of the day, but it still ended with a loss of 1.46%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.219 and ended with a loss of 0.91%.

Silver Stocks Look Spectacular

About a week ago, as gold rallied into the $1170 – $1190 area, the roadmap I laid out for gold was “first a scary drop, and then an upside pop”. For an updated roadmap for the gold price, please click here now. That’s the daily gold chart. I suggested gold would quickly decline to the $1130 apex area of a beautiful symmetrical triangle, and that’s exactly what has happened. Gold is trading at about $1131 this morning.

November 2: Gold and Silver Fall While Miners Gain

Gold fell $8.43 to $1133.07 in late morning New York trade before it bounced back higher into early afternoon, but it still ended with a loss of 0.63%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.27 and ended with a loss of 0.58%.

Is Martin Armstrong Both Right and Wrong About Gold & Silver Manipulation?

Martin Armstrong came out with ANOTHER slam on the gold and silver market manipulation crowd...and I am one of the LOUDEST so I tend to take it personally. His assertion that the "Metal Conspiracy Gang" does a disservice to the metals investor community by pointing out the manipulation assumes that investors are better off NOT KNOWING what is going on. Not knowing that at any moment the manipulators can click a mouse and place the price of electronic silver at $1M/oz or $0/oz and then shut down the markets for good. So which is worse...screaming about market manipulation or convincing honest investors that it does not exist?

Silver Market Morning: Nov-2-2015

New York closed at $1,141.50 on Friday down from $1,145.80 on Thursday. It held that level in Asia before London opened. The LBMA price setting fixed it at $1,135.80 down from $1,147.75 on Friday. The dollar Index has risen and now stands at 96.80 down from 97.11 on Friday. The dollar was weakening this morning as London opened, trading against the euro at $1.1025 down from $1.0993. In the euro the fixing was €1,030.20 down from €1,041.75. At New York’s opening gold was trading in the euro at €1,032.87 and at $1,137.60.

October 30: Gold and Silver Fall About 2% on the Week

Gold edged up to $1150.11 in Asia before it fell back to $1139.47 in early afternoon New York trade and then bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.38%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.495 and ended with a loss of 0.51%.

Pan American Silver and Leveraging Silver

As we consider whether the silver bull has restarted and its consequences for mining stocks, it is salutary to examine how leveraging silver via mining stocks can be a hit or miss. This is best shown in one of the most favoured silver mining stocks, Pan American Silver. The first chart shows the company’s performance over the last twenty years with the silver price overlaid in green.

Silver Market Morning: October-30-2015

New York closed at $1,145.80 down from $1,156.80 at the close on Thursday but then rose to $1,150 in Asia overnight. The LBMA price setting fixed it at $1,147.75 down from $1,159.00. The dollar Index has risen and now stands at 97.11 down from 97.37. The dollar was weakening this morning as London opened, trading against the euro at $1.0993 down from $1.0931. In the euro the fixing was €1,041.75 down from €1,156.52. At New York’s opening gold was trading in the euro at €1,041.35 and at $1,147.20.

October 29: Gold and Silver Fall About 1% and 2%

Gold edged up to $1162.69 in Asia, but it then drifted back lower in London and New York and ended with a loss of 0.95%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.559 and ended with a loss of 2.44%.

Silver Market Morning: October-29-2015

New York closed at $1,156.80 at the close on Wednesday but then rose to $1,162 in Asia overnight. London then lowered it back to $1,159.60. The LBMA price setting fixed it at $1,159.00. The dollar Index has risen and now stands at 97.37 and remains well below its peak of over 100. The dollar was trading against the euro at $1.0931 reflecting the dollar’s strength. In the euro the fixing was €1,056.52. At New York’s opening gold was trading in the euro at €1,056.75 and at $1,156.70.

October 28: Gold and Silver End Mixed After Fed Statement

Gold climbed $16.57 to $1182.97 by a little after 10AM EST before it fell to as low as $1152.30 after the release of today’s fed statement, but it then edged back higher in the last 75 minutes of trade and ended with a loss of just 0.82%. Silver climbed up to $16.356 before it dropped back to $15.72, but it then rallied back higher in late trade and ended with a gain of 0.69%.

GoldSeek Nugget: John Embry and Chris Waltzek

GoldSeek Radio's Chris Waltzek talks to John Embry, Chief Investment Strategist at Sprott Asset Management.

October 27: Gold and Silver Hold Near Unchanged Again, But End With Gains

Gold bumped up to $1168.23 by a little after 8AM EST before it fell back to $1161.28 in the next 45 minutes of trade, but it then bounced back higher into late morning and ended with a gain of 0.23%. Silver slipped to $15.793 before it rallied back to $15.949 and then fell back off into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.13%.

October 26: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged

Gold dipped $2.02 to $1162.58 in Asia before it bounced back to $1168.38 in midmorning New York trade and then fell back off into the close, but it ended with a loss of just 0.08%. Silver rose to as high as $15.983 and ended unchanged on the day.

October 23: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 1% on the Week

Gold gained $13.11 to $1179.41 at about 8AM EST before it fell back to $1159.15 in the next couple of hours of trade, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.15%. Silver rose to $16.087 before it dropped back to $15.719, but it then bounced back higher and ended with a gain of 0.13%.

Another Government Ponzi Scheme Starts to Crack - Do You Depend on It?

As long as the government spends money, it will find some way to make you pay for it - either through direct taxation, money printing, or debt (which represents deferred taxation/money printing). It’s as simple as that. Like most other governments that get into financial trouble, I think they’ll opt for the easy option…money printing.

Decline of the dollar – the consequences

There are signs that the US dollar, instead of consolidating the sharp rise that peaked last March, might be reversing its previously rising trend.

Silver bullion coins are scarce, but prices don’t show it

Silver bullion coins are so scarce that certain countries have set limits on the amount they distribute, but prices for the metal haven’t budged much from their recent six-year low.

October 22: Gold Dips While Silver Rises

Gold edged up to $1169.35 in London before it fell back to $1163.05 at about 9:30 AM EST and then shot up to $1171.84 in the next hour of trade, but it then drifted back lower into the close and ended with a loss of 0.09%. Silver rose to as high as $15.919 before it also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 0.83%.

Silver Market Morning: October-22-2015

New York was trading at $1,171.70 on Thursday after closing at $1,170.20 on Monday. The LBMA price setting fixed it at $1,166.40. The dollar Index has risen and now stands at 95.92 against 94.61 last Friday and the dollar was trading against the euro at $1.1182 up from against last Friday’s $1.1354. In the euro the fixing was €1,043.10 up from €1,035 last Friday. At New York’s opening gold was trading in the euro at €1,046.45 and at $1,169.35.

October 21: Gold and Silver Fall About 1%

Gold fell $13.02 to $1164.18 by late morning in New York before it bounced back higher in afternoon trade, but it still ended with a loss of 0.84%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.643 and ended with a loss of 1.32%.

Silver Short Term Update

A short update on the silver situation is shown in the daily price chart below. After a short ride along the upper portion of our Bollinger Band setup, silver has come off it to approach its 20 day moving average. Trends tend to follow the channel formed by the upper or lower bands and the middle moving average. However, when there is price volatility during times of change between long term bull and bear markets, trading decisions need to be more carefully considered.

October 20: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 1%

Gold dipped to $1167.54 in Asia, but it then rose to as high as $1180.58 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.6%. Silver rose to as high as $15.978 and ended with a gain of 0.57%.

October 19: Gold and Silver Fall With Bonds and Oil

Gold popped up to $1177.24 at about 9AM EST before it dropped back down to $1169.36 in the next couple of hours of trade and then bounced back higher into early afternoon, but it then drifted back lower again in the last hour of trade and ended with a loss of 0.43%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.761 and ended with a loss of 1.12%.

Another Smoking Gun: US Silver Eagle Allocation Conspiracy

Due to the REQUIREMENTS of the US Silver Eagle law, the US Mint must produce coins "in quantities sufficient to meet public demand" which puts the US Mint in the unique position among all the other buyers of silver blanks as being REQUIRED to be the HIGHEST BIDDER for silver blank production when global supplies of US Silver Eagles are NOT meeting demand. By holding back the higher bids for physical silver the US Mint is participating in the price suppression that has distorted the supply/demand dynamics for a "free market" in silver which has created the shortages of physical silver.

May 13: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold dropped down to $1289.16 by a little after 7AM EST before it spiked up to $1298.42 in the next hour and a half of trade, but it then drifted back lower into the close and ended with a loss of 0.26%. Silver slipped to $19.364 before it rebounded to $19.593 and then also fell back off, but it ended with a loss of just 0.1%.

First Majestic Reports First Quarter Financial Results

"After three years of aggressive capital spending to build and expand four of our silver operations, the Company is planning to take a short breather to focus on treasury growth and free cash flow. As the expansionary capital investments at both Del Toro and San Martin come to an end, we look forward to the increased production and improved efficiencies. We still have a lot of work ahead of us to accomplish our next goal of reaching 20 million ounces of production per year; however, given the low silver price environment focusing on further cost reductions and treasury growth continues to be management's top priority."

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,293.30 down $3.40 on Tuesday, in New York. In Asia the price rose slightly, but London lifted it over $1,300 at the opening. The gold Fixing was set at $1,300.25 up $7.50 and in the euro at €948.326 up €8.418 while the euro stood at $1.3711 nearly half a cent weaker. Ahead of New York’s opening the gold price stood at $1,301.50 and in the euro at €948.89.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,306.10 up $12.80 on Wednesday, in New York. In Asia the price rose slightly, but London lifted it over $1,300 at the opening. The gold Fixing was set at $1,303.75 up $3.50 and in the euro at €953.731 up €5.405 while the euro stood at $1.3700 weaker again. Ahead of New York’s opening the gold price stood at $1,304.20 and in the euro at €955.00.

Market Report: Firmer tone for gold and silver

This week started with a severe markdown in gold and silver prices when markets opened in the Far East on Monday morning, taking gold down $12 to $1278 and silver only 12 cents to $19.03. The clue in this was the resilience of silver, which hardly moved: it was an attack on the gold price presumably designed to take out stop-losses.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,293.1 down $2.50 on Monday, in New York. In Asia the price dropped to $1,291 ahead of London’s opening, where London held it. The gold Fixing was set at $1,291.50 down $9.50 and in the euro at €943.458 down €5.208 while the euro stood at $1.3689. Ahead of New York’s opening the gold price stood at $1,293.00 and in the euro at €943.45.

The Mises View: "Silver Money and Inflation"

Mark Thornton explains how silver money keeps inflation in check. Thornton is a Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute.

Silver Market Morning: May 30, 2014

There are reports out there that say that there is a gold deficit of around 4.35 tonnes a week, meaning that more gold is being bought than produced. That’s why the SPDR sales are important if the gold price is to be held at current levels. This makes the fall this week even more difficult to understand. The lack of visible physical sales of gold from speculators and the investors, tells us that there is very little momentum behind the downward path of gold and it can turn around in a heartbeat. We therefore attribute the fall to a temporary drop in demand due to wholesalers looking for lower prices. But they can only do this for a short while.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,246.30 on Tuesday, up $3.20 cents in New York. In Asia and London the price slipped slightly by $1 until the Fix, where it was set at $1,246.00 up $1.75 and in the euro at €915.840 up €1.421, while the euro stood at $1.3605. Ahead of the opening in New York the gold price was trading at $1,246.00 and in the euro at €915.27.

First Majestic Wins Application to Dismiss Appeal

FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. (AG: NYSE; FR: TSX) (the "Company" or "First Majestic") is pleased to announce that on June 5, 2014 , the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal filed by Hector Davila Santos ("Hector Santos") and Minerales y Minas Mexicanas, S.A. de C.V. ("MMM").

June 9: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher

Gold edged up to $1256.97 by a little after 8AM EST before it fell back to $1252.30 in the next four hours of trade and then bounced back higher in early afternoon trade, but it then chopped back lower into the close and ended with a gain of just 0.03%. Silver surged to as high as $19.197 before it also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 0.26%.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,261.00 up $0.20 on Wednesday in New York. In Asia and London the price held at that level until the Fix, where it was set at $1,261.75 down $0.75 and in the euro at €932.902 up €0.273, while the euro stood weaker at $1.3525. Ahead of the opening in New York the gold price was trading at $1,264.20 and in the euro at €934.92.

Like in “Lost” manipulators keep pushing the button

In the classic TV drama “Lost,” certain occupants of the mysterious island were tasked with the job of punching a sequence of numbers into a computer every 108 minutes to avert an unknown catastrophe.

London Metal Exchange says can offer three solutions to silver fix

The London Metal Exchange (LME), which is competing to offer an alternative to the silver fix when the system is disbanded in August, said on Monday it could offer three different solutions.

Silver Market Morning: June 20, 2014

In 1973 the oil price jumped from $8 a barrel to $35 a barrel while gold jumped from $42 an ounce to over $120 an ounce. We do not see a direct link over the years between the two. What we do see is a moving up together in times of, not only political crisis, but monetary crisis. In those days the dollar was suspect and continued so until Volker forced interest rates up to 26% in the mid 1980’. We are moving back into days of tremendous uncertainty as the ripples from the sectarian violence spread through the financial markets of the world.

Excellon resumes drilling at La Platosa

Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN; OTC:EXLLF) ("Excellon" or the "Company"), Mexico's highest grade silver producer, is pleased to report the resumption of diamond drilling at its 100%-owned La Platosa Mine located in Durango State, Mexico.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,319.60 down $7.30 Thursday in New York. In Asia prices rose to $1,321 ahead of the London Fix which was set at $1,321.50 down $1.00 and in the euro at €972.335 up €3.754, while the euro was weaker at $1.3591 down over half a cent. Thereafter, gold held at roughly the same level being moved by dealers and arbitrageurs in line with the $: € exchange rate, clearly unimpressed by the success of the American Revolution.

July 7: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged

Gold dropped $7.27 to $1312.33 at about 10AM EST, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended unchanged on the day. Silver slipped to as low as $20.844 and ended with a loss of 0.52%.

July 14: Gold and Silver Fall Over 2%

Gold dropped $34.39 to $1303.31 at about 9:30AM EST before it stabilized, but it still ended with a loss of 2.32%. Silver slipped to as low as $20.849 and ended with a loss of 2.38%.

Excellon reports second quarter 2014 production

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN; OTC:EXLLF) ("Excellon" or the "Company"), Mexico's highest grade silver producer, is pleased to announce second quarter 2014 production results from the La Platosa Mine in Durango, Mexico.

July 17: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 2%

Gold gained almost $10 to $1308.21 in Asia before it fell back to $1299.65 in London, but it then jumped to as high as $1323.23 in New York and ended with a gain of 1.62%. Silver surged to as high as $21.18 and ended with a gain of 1.88%.

July 24: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 1% and 3%

Gold fell almost $10 to $1294.96 in Asia before it bounced back to $1300.83 in London, but it then fell to a new 5-week low of $1287.79 in New York and ended with a loss of 0.96%. Silver slipped to as low as $20.315 and ended with a loss of 2.63%.

One of the most blatant examples ever

This week has been one of the most blatant examples of naked PM shorting ever, amidst some of the most PM-bullish news ever. Particularly, yesterday's transparent attacks as TPTB pulled out all stops to push the 10-year Treasury yield above 2.5% couldn't be more obvious - as I forensically described in yesterday's AudioBlog, "best laid plans." And what a shock, Monday is COMEX options expiration day - when no doubt, countless $1,300 and $21 options for gold and silver, respectively, were outstanding.

Excellon Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN; OTC:EXLLF) ("Excellon" or the "Company"), Mexico's highest grade silver producer, is pleased to report financial results for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014.

July 30: Gold and Silver Close Mixed and Near Unchanged

Gold dropped $8.89 to $1291.71 just after this morning GDP announcement before it bounced back to $1303.12 and then fell back towards its earlier low by late morning in New York, but it then rallied back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of just 0.3%. Silver fell to as low as $20.45 at one point, but it then bounced back higher in the last five hours of trade and ended with a gain of 0.1%.

July 18: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold climbed to $1584.69 in Asia before it fell back to as low as $1567.62 by about 9AM EST, but it then climbed back to as high as $1582.53 in late morning New York trade and ended with a loss of just 0.28%. Silver rose to $27.30 before it dropped back to $26.90, but it then rose to a new session high of $27.31 and ended with a loss of just 0.07%.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -85,010.678 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -85,010.678 ounces

Huldra Silver Provides Progress Update on Treasure Mountain and the Merritt Mill

Huldra Silver Inc. (HDA.V) (the "Company" or "Huldra") today provides a progress update on the mining operations at its 100% owned Treasure Mountain Property and an update on the construction of its 200 tonne per day mill in Merritt, BC.

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.

July 26: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 1%

Gold jumped to as high as $1621.37 before it fell back off a bit in New York, but it still ended with a gain of 0.69%. Silver surged to as high as $27.815 and ended with a gain of 0.55%.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +845,625.07 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +845,625.07 ounces

U.S. Silver Board Recommends Rejection of Hecla Offer and Reaffirms Recommendation for Combination Transaction with RX Gold

U.S. Silver Corporation (USA.TO) ("U.S. Silver" or the "Company") announced that its Board of Directors unanimously recommends that U.S. Silver shareholders REJECT the unsolicited cash offer from Hecla Mining Company ("Hecla") to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of U.S. Silver (the "Hecla Offer").

Fed Signals More Steps to Spur Economy Amid Slower Growth

“Economic activity decelerated somewhat over the first half of this year,” the Federal Open Market Committee said today at the conclusion of a two-day meeting in Washington. “The committee will closely monitor incoming information on economic and financial developments and will provide additional accommodation as needed to promote a stronger economic recovery and sustained improvement in labor market conditions in a context of price stability.”

iShares Silver Trust: 9,759.01 tonnes

iShares Silver Trust: 9,759.01 tonnes

August 8: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged

Gold fell $8.20 to $1603.40 by a little after 8AM EST before it rallied to as high as $1616.49 in the next hour and a half of trade, but it then drifted back lower midday and ended with a gain of just 0.07%. Silver slipped to $27.699 before it rose to $28.246 by late morning in New York, but it then fell back off in afternoon trade and ended with loss of 0.32%.

Silver Market Morning

New York gold closed at $1,599.60 down $8.70. London took gold down to $1,594 ahead of the Fix after which it Fixed at $1,594.74 as the euro stood at €1: $1.2328. In the euro it was Fixed at €1,293.600 down €12 on yesterday morning. Ahead of New York’s opening gold looked slightly stronger at $1,595.60 in the middle and in the euro at €1,299.40.

iShares Silver Trust: 9,691.18 tonnes

iShares Silver Trust: 9,691.18 tonnes

August 15: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher

Gold edged up to $1603.09 in Asia before it fell back to $1590.08 at about 4AM EST, but it then rose to as high as $1605.83 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.28%. Silver slipped to as low as $27.496 at about 4AM EST, but it then rose to as high as $27.99 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.07%.

Silver Market Morning

New York gold closed at $1,604.10. London held gold there through the morning right up to the Fix where it Fixed at $1,603.50 as the euro stood at €1: $1.2328. In the euro it was Fixed at €1,306.739, up €13 on yesterday. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was steady at $1,603.55 in the middle and in the euro at €1,306.62.

iShares Silver Trust: 9,733.39 tonnes

iShares Silver Trust: 9,733.39 tonnes

SilverCrest Announces Trading on NYSE MKT to Commence August 27, 2012

SilverCrest Mines Inc. (SVL.V)(STVZF) ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its common shares have been authorized for listing on the NYSE MKT in New York. The shares will begin trading on the NYSE MKT on August 27, 2012 under the trading symbol "SVLC". The Company's common shares will continue to be listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol "SVL".

Silver Tacks on the "30" Handle

Silver needs to close out the week on a strong note to punch through the downtrending resistance line noted on this weekly chart. The ability to put a handle of "30" in front of the price is extremely helpful from both a psychological and technical perspective but a solid trending move is still not yet in the cards until silver can decisively gain the $32.50 level. Even at that, dip buyers should begin making their appearance in this market as the technical posture has changed significantly this week.

Huldra Silver Receives Geochemistry Results Up to 124 Grams Per Tonne Silver

Vancouver, British Columbia – December 7, 2011 – Huldra Silver Inc. (TSX-V:HDA, HUSIF.PK) (the "Company" or "...

Scorpio Mining Reports Record 2011 Production Results and 2012 Guidance for Nuestra Señora

Scorpio Mining Corporation (TSX: SPM.TO) ("Scorpio Mining" or the "Corporation") is pleased to report that the 2011 production results for the...

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