• Gold: 1,339.72 -6.08
  • Silver: 16.55 -0.11
  • Euro: 1.238 -0.003
  • USDX: 89.427 0.187
  • Oil: 62.3 -0.09

February 16: Gold and Silver Gain Over 2% on the Week

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Gold gained $8.30 to $1361.70 in Asia, but it then fell to as low as $1345.00 in New York and ended with a loss of 0.35%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.618 and ended with a loss of 1.18%.

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 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 15: Gold and Silver Gain Roughly 1% on the Week

Gold gained $8.90 to $1261.90 by a little after 8AM EST before it dropped back to $1253.50 by late morning, but it then edged back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.22%. Silver rose to as high as $16.08 and ended with a gain of 0.88%.

December 14: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold gained $3.90 to $1259.10 in early Asian trade before it fell back to $1250.60 by midmorning in New York, but it then chopped back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.18%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.829 and ended with a loss of 0.93%.

Exploration Update: Golden Arrow’s Pescado Project

Golden Arrow Resources Corp. (TSX-V: GRG, FSE: GAC, OTCQB: GARWF), has begun an $1-million US exploration program at its 100-percent owned Pescado Gold Project in San Juan province, Argentina. The province of San Juan hosts several world-class mines and deposits, including the Gualcamayo gold mine which is situated approximately 10 kilometres to the north of Pescado. Golden Arrow’s management were involved in the discovery of the Gualcamayo gold deposit. Golden Arrow hopes to repeat past success in a region where they have a continuity of knowledge.

December 13: Gold and Silver Gain About 1% and 2%

Gold fell $4.20 to $1240.20 in London, but it then jumped to as high as $1256.80 in afternoon New York trade and ended with a gain of 0.87%. Silver surged to as high as $16.146 and ended with a gain of 2.03%.

December 12: Gold and Silver Trade Mixed With Stocks

Gold edged up to $1246.20 in Asia before it fell back to $1236.50 in late morning New York trade, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.13%. Silver rose to as high as $15.815 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

Mike's New Crypto Documentary & Large Silver Purchase

Watch this 9-minute video to learn which indicators have prompted Mike Maloney to make an investment move. You'll also get some exciting news on a new cryptocurrency project.

December 11: Gold and Silver Fall While Stocks Edge Higher

Gold edged up to $1251.50 in London, but it then fell back off for most of trade in New York and ended near its late session low of $1240.90 with a loss of 0.41%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.689 and ended with a loss of 0.76%.

Low Silver Price Creating Buying Opportunities; SilverCrest Preparing for Maiden Resource

Silver has been on the ropes which is creating incredible buying opportunities in companies that are producing excellent results despite the silver price environment. Besides contrarian buying, the other silver investment case is that with a shortage of quality silver assets growing with drilling, companies with significant resources will become acquisition targets. One company that is proving it fits both these investment cases is, SilverCrest Metals (TSX-V: SIL) (OTCQX: SVCMF).

December 8: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 3% and 4% on the Week

Gold edged up to $1249.60 in Asia before it dropped back to $1244.20 just after this morning’s jobs data was released, but it quickly popped back up to $1252.30 by midmorning and ended with a gain of 0.01%. Silver rose to as high as $15.894 and ended with a gain of 0.7%.

Market Report: PMs overshadowed by cryptos

Gold and silver had a torrid week, with gold falling $31 from last Friday’s close to $1249 in early European trade this morning. Silver was worse, down 66 cents to $15.78 over the same time scale.

December 7: Gold and Silver Fall Again But Miners Hold

Gold fell throughout most of world trade and ended near its late session low of $1244.00 with a loss of 1.33%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.64 and with a loss of 1.56%.

December 6: Gold and Silver Edge Lower As Dollar Gains

Gold gained $2.30 to $1269.10 in Asia before it drifted back to $1262.70 in late morning New York trade, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of just 0.17%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.916 and ended with a loss of 0.87%.

December 5: Gold and Silver Fall With Stocks

Gold held near unchanged in Asia and London, but it then fell back off in early New York trade and ended not far from its late morning low of $1261.10 with a loss of 0.74%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.029 and with a loss of 1.35%.

December 4: Gold and Silver Fall With Tech Stocks

Gold fell $8.90 to $1271.80 in Asia before it chopped back higher in London and New York, but it still ended with a loss of 0.34%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.245 and ended with a loss of 0.67%.

Silver’s Positive Fundamentals Due To Strong Demand In Key Growth Industries

– Increased efforts in green energy and advanced technology set to boosts silver’s demand – Four-year supply deficit set to increase due to fewer mine openings and discoveries – Bank manipulation may be why silver under performing – TD Securities and the Bank of Montreal expect silver to be best performing precious metal in 2018 – Growing industrial demand combined with monetary safe haven makes silver an excellent diversifier

December 1: Gold Dips and Silver Slips on the Week

Gold saw slight gains in Asia and London before it drifted back to $1271.80 in midmorning New York trade and then shot up to $1289.00 at about 11:30AM EST, but it then fell back off into the close and ended with a gain of just 0.47%. Silver jumped between $16.244 and $16.547 and ended with a gain of 0.12%.

November 30: Gold and Silver Fall Again

Gold fell $14.70 to $1270.40 in early afternoon New York trade before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.81%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.314 and ended with a loss of 0.79%.

November 29: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 1% and 2%

Gold gained $3.50 to $1296.60 in Asia before it slid back to $1282.10 in early afternoon New York trade and then bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.62%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.517 and ended with a loss of 1.72%.

November 28: Gold Dips and Silver Slips

Gold gained $2.70 to $1296.50 in London before it dropped back to $1290.90 in midmorning New York trade and then jumped back to $1297.30 in late morning action, but it then drifted back lower into the close and ended with a loss of 0.05%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.786 and ended with a loss of 1.17%.

Banks Again Defending Silver's 200-Day Moving Average

So, for now, the point of this is simple. While we expect US dollar weakness to prompt a decent year for silver and all metals and commodities in 2018, until Comex silver can break free of the Bank shackles at the 200-day moving average, price will remain stuck in neutral. This will have an impact on mining share prices, too, so anyone interested in the sector should be sure to watch silver's 200-day moving average all through the month of December.

SilverCrest Continues to Intercept High-Grade Mineralization at Las Chispas Property, Extensions to Las Chispas and Giovanni Veins

SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: SIL) (OTCQX: SVCMF) ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to release additional surface and underground drill results from its ongoing Phase II Exploration Program at the Las Chispas Property (the "Property") located in Sonora, Mexico. The surface and underground drill program is designed to define readily accessible high-grade areas in the historic underground workings in the Las Chispas Vein and further define the Giovanni Vein. The Company is currently exploring nine of the 19 known epithermal veins on the Property with efforts focused on four of these veins to be incorporated into SilverCrest's maiden resource estimate anticipated in Q1 2018.

Zinc One Extends Agreement on the Esquilache Project, Southern Peru with Nubian Resources

Zinc One Resources Inc. (TSXV: Z) (OTC Pink: ZZOF) (FSE: RH33) (Zinc One or the "Company") is pleased to report that Nubian Resources Ltd. (TSXV: NBR) has completed its due diligence to acquire the Esquilache silver-lead-zinc project from the Company. The Esquilache project, comprising the historical Esquilache underground lead-zinc mine and adjacent Virgen de Chapi prospect, is located in the Puno Department of southern Peru.

November 27: Gold and Silver Gain While Oil Falls

Gold gained $11.30 to as high as $1299.20 in morning New York trade before it drifted back lower in afternoon trade, but it still ended with a gain of 0.46%. Silver rose to as high as $17.174 and ended with a gain of 0.12%.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -287,542.774 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -287,542.774 ounces

iShares Silver Trust: 9,759.01 tonnes

iShares Silver Trust: 9,759.01 tonnes

First Majestic Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. (AG: NYSE; FR: TSX) (the "Company" or "First Majestic") is pleased to announce the unaudited condensed interim consolidated financial results for the Company for the second quarter ending June 30, 2012. The full version of the financial statements and the management discussion and analysis can be viewed on the Company's web site at www.firstmajestic.com or on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on EDGAR at www.sec.gov.

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".

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.

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%.

September 26: Gold and Silver End Mixed

Gold dropped $24.60 to $1736.80 by a little before 11AM EST before it bounced back higher midday, but it still ended with a loss of 0.57%. Silver slipped to as low as $33.32 by a little after 8AM EST, but it then rallied back higher throughout most of the rest of trade and ended with a gain of 0.56%.

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

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 Stocks vs. Palladium

Before making any investment decision it’s usually good to look at the situation from different perspectives and make sure that the action that you are about to take is really justified. In fact, the same is the case with any other decision as well. In the precious metals market the analysis of gold is usually supplemented by the analysis of silver and gold stocks. At times, analysts focus on other markets that often influence metals: currencies and the general stock market.

November 9: Gold and Silver Gain Over 3% and 5% on the Week

Gold fell $5.72 to $1727.08 by a little after 8AM EST before it climbed to as high as $1738.67 in the next couple of hours of trade, but it then fell back off into the close and ended with a loss of 0.1%. Silver slipped to $32.057 before it shot up to $32.775 and then also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 0.46%.

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.

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.

November 30: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 2% on the Week

Gold gained $6 to $1731.60 in Asia, but it then fell to as low as $1708.39 in New York and ended with a loss of 0.72%. Silver slumped to as low as $33.151 and ended with a loss of 2.43%.

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.

December 10: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks

Gold climbed to as high as $1717.20 by about 8:30AM EST before it drifted back lower for most of the rest of trade, but it still ended with a gain of 0.44%. Silver rose to as high as $33.415 ended with a gain of 0.39%.

December 11: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold climbed $2.70 to $1714.30 by a little before 8AM EST before it fell back to $1704.82 in the next two and a half hours of trade, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended with a loss of just 0.09%. Silver bumped up to $33.22 before it dropped back to $32.758 and then bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.72%.

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%.

December 26: Gold and Silver Gain With Oil

Gold climbed up to $1667.63 by about 9:15AM EST before it fell back off midday, but it still ended with a gain of 0.1%. Silver surged to $30.21 before it slipped back to $29.842 and then rallied back higher in early afternoon New York trade, but it then fell back off again in the last hour of trade and ended with a gain of just 0.23%.

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.

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%.

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.

NYMEX Daily Reports

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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%.