• Gold: 1,284.08 -0.38
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  • Euro: 1.137 0.001
  • USDX: 96.313 0.01
  • Oil: 53.15 0.14

January 22: Gold Gains While Stocks Drop

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Gold dipped $3.80 to $1276.90 in holiday thinned trade yesterday before it bounced back to $1284.90 in Asia today and then dropped back under unchanged in late morning New York action, but it then climbed to a new session high of $1285.40 near the close and ended with a gain of 0.3%. Silver rose to as high as $15.348 and ended unchanged on the day.

Fed sticks to late 2014 rate hike time frame

Economic conditions "are likely to warrant exceptionally low levels for the federal funds rate at least through late 2014," the central bank said in its policy statement.

Silver Warehouse Stocks Update

iShares Silver Trust Update

The iShares Silver Trust is not a standard ETF. The Trust is not an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or a commodity pool for purposes of the Commodity Exchange Act. Shares of the Trust are not subject to the same regulatory requirements as mutual funds. Before making an investment decision, you should carefully consider the risk factors and other information included in the prospectus.

April 24: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged

Gold climbed up to $1649.07 by a little after 10AM EST before it fell back off into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.18%. Silver rose to as high as $31.127 before it also fell back off midday and ended with a loss of 0.13%.

iShares Silver Trust

The iShares Silver Trust is not a standard ETF. The Trust is not an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or a commodity pool for purposes of the Commodity Exchange Act. Shares of the Trust are not subject to the same regulatory requirements as mutual funds. Before making an investment decision, you should carefully consider the risk factors and other information included in the prospectus.

NYMEX Daily Reports

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Silver ETP Holdings Slump by Most in More Than Four Years

Silver holdings in exchange-traded products slumped by $626.9 million as prices traded near a three-month low and exchange stockpiles climbed, underscoring concern a global economic slowdown may curb demand.

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.

April 23: Gold and Silver End Modestly Lower

Gold fell to as low as $1623.54 by a little after 8AM EST, but it then rallied back higher in New York and ended with a loss of just 0.23%.Silver slipped to as low as $30.425 and ended with a loss of 2.53%.

Silver Market Update

Is silver becoming a bearmarket, or is a bottom pattern completing that will lead to a major new uptrend soon? That is the big conundrum facing investors and speculators in the sector and in this update it will become apparent that the situation must resolve itself with a decisive move soon, one way or the other.

Daily Silver Data

Statistics about silver that change every day.

April 20: Gold and Silver End Mixed on the Week

Gold traded mostly slightly higher and ended with a gain of 0.07%.Silver saw slight gains in Asia and London, but it then fell back off in New York and ended with a loss of 0.13%.

Silver Market Morning: August-4-2017

The dollar is firmly in its bear market, but the media are calling for a rally as it is ‘oversold’. When it comes to a currency we do not see it moving like a share price. This applies to the dollar in particular. Hence we do not give too much weight to the Technical picture of the dollar, right now as we are seeing structural changes in the currency world.

Silver Morning: August-7-2017

In the euro there was only a small drop in the gold price. So where is the dollar going from now on? We don’t see the gold price falling in other currencies and indeed we are not convinced by the jobs report spurring wage inflation soon. The jobs being created are easily low, but on top of that the impact of technology on quality jobs is heavy. The failure of full employment to spur wages is a structural change that will not reverse.

August 14: Gold and Silver Fall as Dollar Climbs With Stocks

Gold fell $12.60 to $1278.70 in London before it bounced back higher throughout most of the morning in New York, but it then drifted back lower in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of 0.72%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.932 and ended with a loss of 0.23%.

Silver Market Morning: August-15-2017: Gold and silver consolidating as the dollar corrects higher?

New York closed $4.53 higher than Shanghai’s close yesterday. Then today sees Shanghai dropping the gold price just before London opened, which lead to London’s prices being lower as the dollar corrected higher, in its falling pattern. Shanghai is leading the way down, but following a stronger dollar as it adjusts to dollar gold prices.

Gold Seeker Closing Report: Gold and Silver Fall Again

Gold fell $14.30 to $1267.70 at about 9AM EST before it chopped back higher at times, but it still ended with a loss of 0.74%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.583 and ended with a loss of 2.46%.

Silver Market Morning: August-16-2017: Gold and silver still consolidating as the dollar corrects higher!

New York closed $5.00 higher than Shanghai’s close yesterday. Then today sees Shanghai dropping the gold price once again just before London opened, which lead to London’s prices being lower for the same reason as yesterday, as the dollar continued higher, in its falling pattern.

August 16: Gold and Silver Reverse Morning Losses And End Higher

Gold dipped to $1267.60 by a little after 9AM EST, but it then jumped to as high as $1283.80 in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.72%. Silver slipped to $16.634 in Asia, but it then climbed to as high as $17.112 in late trade and ended with a gain of 2.64%.

August 17: Gold Gains While Stocks Drop Over 1%

Gold gained $8.10 to $1289.80 in Asia before it fell back to $1281.70 in late morning New York trade, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.55%. Silver rose to $17.159 before it fell back to $16.977 and then also bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.23%.

Silver Market Morning: August-18-2017: Gold and silver moved robustly higher again as the dollar weakened!

The dollar is falling once more, but not precipitously. It will lead to higher gold prices if it continues. This is being reflected in today’s prices. There is strength to the rise in gold price that we had not seen before in the previous attacks on $1,300. The causes are solid too. These are; an overvaluation of the dollar, a resuscitation of U.S. demand for physical gold, a dearth of sellers of gold, Shanghai’s demand for gold remains strong as it does in London!

Silver Cycles and War Cycles

Wars are usually financed with debt – borrowed currency. The extra currency in circulation creates price inflation. Silver prices, along with most other commodities, rise due to currency devaluation. Silver is used in war materials and war production, so demand rises, which also causes prices to rise. Conclusion: We expect silver prices to rise at the beginning of new wars or the escalation of major and costly wars. There is little doubt that both World Wars and the Vietnam War were costly and important to the U.S. economy.

August 18: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower on the Week

Gold gained $8.80 to $1297.50 in London and climbed to as high as $1300.00 in early New York trade before it fell all of the way back $1284.80 just after midday, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.18%. Silver rose to as high as $17.296 and ended with a loss of 0.12%.

August 21: Gold Gains While Stocks Hold Near Unchanged

Gold saw slight losses in Asia before it climbed to as high as $1293.30 in midmorning New York trade and then chopped back lower at times, but it still ended with a gain of 0.41%. Silver rose to as high as $17.121 before it also fell back off into the close, but it ended with a loss of just 0.18%.

August 22: Gold Chops Lower While Stocks Rebound

Gold fell $8.60 to $1283.10 in Asia before it rebounded to $1290.30 at about 9:30AM EST and then dropped back to $1282.10 in the next half hour of trade, but it then bounced back higher into midday and ended with a loss of just 0.47%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.877 and ended unchanged on the day.

Silver Market Morning: August-23-2017: Gold and silver prices still marking time!

The currency and precious metal prices are remarkably quiet today. With no purchases and only very small sales the SPDR gold ETF and the Gold Trust are giving no input to prices. While we do recognize that the Shanghai market has reduced volatility in the west, currency and precious metal prices are in calm waters. While the Jackson Hole meeting of central bankers on Friday is being touted as the next event to impact precious metal prices, we see this as having a positive, if any, effect on precious metal prices.

August 23: Gold and Silver Gain While Stocks Slip

Gold gained $5.50 to $1291.10 by a little after 8AM EST before it drifted back towards unchanged into midday, but it still ended with a gain of 0.36%. Silver rose to as high as $17.086 and ended with a gain of 0.47%.

August 24: Gold and Silver Edge Lower Before Jackson Hole

Gold ticked up to $1291.10 in Asia before it fell back to $1284.70 in London and then bounced back higher in morning New York trade, but it still ended with a loss of 0.31%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.828 and with a loss of 0.76%.

Silver Market Morning: August-25-2017: Gold and silver prices waiting for Jackson Hole today!

We cannot remember seeing prices in the precious metals this calm for a few days. As we have said before Shanghai has had a calming effect on global gold markets, but even its calmness is remarkable. It is not that we expect anything dramatic from Jackson Hole but in such a calm market, any news at all, will have an impact.

August 25: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher on the Week

Gold waffled between $1288.40 and $1285.60 in London before it jumped up to $1293.20 in early New York trade and then spiked down to $1276.50 shortly before 10AM EST, but it quickly rebounded to a new session high at $1294.00 by late morning and ended with a gain of 0.38%. Silver rose to as high as $17.167 and ended with a gain of 0.53%.

August 28: Gold and Silver Gain Roughly 2%

Gold rose throughout most of world trade and ended near its late session high of $1312.00 with a gain of 1.58%. Silver rose to as high as $17.476 and ended with a gain of 2.47%.

August 29: Gold and Silver Erase Overnight Gains To End Slightly Lower

Gold gained $14.20 to as high as $1325.70 in Asia, but it then drifted back lower in London and New York and ended near its late session low of $1305.60 with a loss of 0.2%. Silver rose to as high as $17.658 and ended with a loss of 0.52%.

August 30: Gold and Silver Chop Near Unchanged

Gold traded mostly higher in Asia before it dropped down to $1305.30 at about 8:30AM EST and then bounced back higher into midday, but it still ended with a loss of 0.05%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.315 and ended with a gain of 0.23%.

August 31: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1%

Gold fell $7.60 to $1300.60 in Asia and saw slight losses for most of trade in London, but it then steadily rose during all of the session in New York and ended at its last-minute high of $1323.40 and ended with a gain of 1.16%. Silver climbed to as high as $17.619 and ended with a gain of 1.15%.

September 1: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 3% and 4% on the Week

Gold fell $5.60 to $1317.80 in Asia before it popped up to $1328.70 after the release of this morning’s jobs data and then dropped back to $1316.60 in the next 2 hours of trade, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.17%. Silver rose to as high as $17.74 and ended with a gain of 0.54%.

September 5: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% Again

Gold gained $13.40 to as high as $1339.10 in holiday-thinned trade on Monday before it dropped back to $1326.60 in London today, but it then rallied back higher in New York and ended near its late session high of $1344.20 with a gain of 1.15% from last Friday’s close. Silver climbed to as high as $18.001 and ended with a gain of 1.07%.

September 6: Gold and Silver Edge Lower as Dollar Rebounds

Gold chopped near unchanged in Asia and London before it fell back to $1332 in midafternoon New York trade and then bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.53%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.809 and ended with a loss of 0.17%.

December 18: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks

Gold gained $7.90 to $1263.70 in late morning New York trade before it drifted back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.44%. Silver rose to as high as $16.166 and ended with a gain of 0.5%.

December 19: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher While Stocks Dip

Gold gained $3.90 to $1265.20 in London before it chopped back down to $1259.30 in early afternoon New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.07%. Silver rose to as high as $16.221 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

December 20: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher While Stocks Dip Again

Gold gained $4.10 to $1266.30 in London before it fell back to $1262.00 in midmorning New York trade, but it then jumped to a new session high of $1267.80 by early afternoon and ended with a gain of 0.25%. Silver rose to as high as $16.246 and ended with a gain of 0.31%.

December 21: Gold Gains With Stocks

Gold edged up to $1268.30 in Asia before it fell back to $1263.10 in London, but it then climbed to a new session high of $1268.90 in the last minutes of trade in New York and ended with a gain of 0.17%. Silver chopped between $16.09 and $16.24 and ended with a loss of 0.31%.

December 22: Gold and Silver Gain Nearly 2% on the Week

Gold saw slight losses in Asia, but it then jumped up to as high as $1275.90 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.54%. Silver rose to as high as $16.417 and ended with a gain of 1.12%.

Fiat Flameout: Hi Ho Silver!

While many gold market technicians have been neutral to slightly negative about gold in the short term, I’ve been extremely positive. As of today, I’ve become outrageously more positive. To understand why that is, please click here now. Double click to enlarge this spectacular daily gold chart. I’ll dare to suggest that gold investors have behaved very well this year.

SilverCrest Announces Infill Drilling Results for Babicanora Vein

SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: SIL) (OTCQX: SVCMF) ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce additional Phase II drill results for the Las Chispas Property (the "Property") located in Sonora, Mexico. Infill drilling of the Babicanora Vein continues to intersect high-grade mineralization. With the latest results, SilverCrest has drill-tested and intersected high-grade mineralization for over 1,000 metres of strike length at the Babicanora Vein (see attached Figures). There are 19 known epithermal veins on the Property, including nine which have been drilled, and consist of the Babicanora, Babicanora Footwall, Las Chispas, Giovanni, La Blanquita, William Tell, Varela, Granaditas and Amethyst veins. SilverCrest has intersected high-grade silver-gold mineralization in each of the nine veins drilled to date.

December 29: Gold and Silver Gain Roughly 2% and 4% on the Week

Gold gained $13 to $1307.50 in early afternoon New York trade before it drifted back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.67%. Silver rose to as high as $17.097 and ended with a gain of 0.65%.

January 2: Gold and Silver Jump Over 1% Higher

Gold gained $11.20 to $1314.40 in midmorning New York trade before it pared back heading into midday, but it then rallied to new highs into the close and ended with a gain of 1.15%. Silver rose to as high as $17.195 and ended with a gain of 1.36%.

SilverCrest Appoints Christopher Ritchie as President; Announces Private Placement and Grants Options

SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: SIL) (OTCQX: SVCMF) ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Ritchie as the Company's President, effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Ritchie will report to N. Eric Fier, SilverCrest's founder, CEO and Director. The Company has also entered into a private placement with Mr. Ritchie and granted stock options to him.

Big Gains for Silver in 2018?

Actually, we see much stronger growth than what is predicted above. What I believe is going to happen is silver is going to be above $19. if not even higher. A 20% move higher would put silver north of $20 and that’s truly what we see in the short term with equally strong moves coming between 2019 and 2023 and beyond. Silver is back and will be in demand going forward. If you didn’t load up during 2017 it may be time to pick some up before it begins moving north.

January 3: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold dropped $6.40 to $1311.80 in Asia before it rallied to $1317.80 in London and then fell back to a new session low of $1307.50 after the release of fed minutes in New York, but it then jumped back higher in late trade and ended with a loss of just 0.25%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.032 and ended with a loss of 0.17%.

Silver Created the Greatest Transfer of Wealth in History To-Date

The past few days I have been reminded of how important silver is to our world and how silver is the one asset the world needs in order to function to a high level. Actually, silver is necessary for our world to function at even the most basic level where power/energy/information is running through wires. Silver makes it possible.

Precious Metals Markets Outlook 2018

While you can still buy gold under $1,400 and silver under $20, they remain (for now) compelling values. Silver looks especially compelling given its cheapness relative to gold and virtually every asset on the planet.

January 4: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks

Gold fell $9 to $1305.90 in Asia, but it then climbed to as high as $1325.80 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.53%. Silver rose to as high as $17.271 and ended with a gain of 0.35%.

January 5: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% on the Week

Gold fell $5.70 to $1316.20 in London before it jumped up to $1322.80 after the release of this morning’s jobs data and then fell to a new session low of $1313.80 in the next hour of trade, but it then climbed back towards its earlier high by late morning and ended with a loss of just 0.11%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.101 and ended unchanged on the day.

January 8: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold fell $5.70 to $1314.80 in Asia before it bounced back to $1321.00 in London and then drifted back lower in morning New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.04%. Silver fell to as low as $17.04 and ended with a loss of 0.47%.

January 9: Gold and Silver Fall While Stocks Continue Higher

Gold fell $11 to $1309 in midmorning New York trade before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.45%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.914 and ended with a loss of 0.70%.

Even More Support: Silver Moving Higher in 2018

After our conversation with Craig Hemke yesterday we are more optimistic than before. Silver and gold are set up for a stellar year and if we could convince a 100 or more of these new crypto millionaires to attack the COMEX and LBMA we could see some real fireworks. Imagine what would happen if, independently, crypto millionaires began attacking the precious metals markets? Decentralized contracts flooding into the precious markets that actually are there to take possession? Would this have any effect or would these criminal enterprises simply change the rules and move on? We know they would force the participants to accept cash, as this is how the contracts are set up, but this would only expose the problem further.

January 10: Gold Gains on Concerns About China’s Bond Buys

Gold fell $5.50 to $1308.50 in early Asian trade before it jumped up to as high as $1327.10 at about 6AM EST and then drifted back lower in New York, but it still ended with a gain of 0.26%. Silver rose to as high as $17.185 and ended with a loss of 0.12%.

January 11: Gold Gains with Stocks and Oil

Gold edged down to $1315.70 in Asia, but it then chopped up to as high as $1323.90 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.33%. Silver slid down to $16.884 before it jumped back to $17.03, but it then drifted back lower into the close and ended unchanged on the day.

Silver Antidote to Bubble Craziness

U.S. stocks, according to many measures, are the most over-valued in history. We live in a Bubble Zone! Bitcoin and other cryptos are definitely in a bubble, but they could rise even higher. Bonds yield little, and in many European countries, less than zero. Central banks have created this distortion to the detriment of savers, insurance companies and pension funds.

January 12: Gold and Silver Gain with Stocks and Oil on the Week

Gold gained $11.30 to $1333.10 in London before it pared back to $1324.70 at about 9AM EST, but it then climbed to a new session high of $1339.30 in afternoon New York trade and ended with a gain of 1.23%. Silver rose to as high as $17.283 and ended with a gain of 1.53%.

January 16: Gold Ends Higher While Stocks Reverse Lower

Gold saw modest gains in holiday thinned trade yesterday before it fell back to $1331.80 in London today, but it then jumped back higher in afternoon New York trade and ended with a gain of 0.1%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.791 and ended with a loss of just 0.17%.