Metals Futures Prices
- Gold Declines Below $1,900 amid Stronger Corona and Dollar
For the time being, things are not looking good, my bull friends. The bearish trend in the gold market continues. As the chart below shows, we saw a...
- Research From a Recent Silverfest Conference
On September 11-13, Chris joined Chris Marcus of Arcadia Economics and some of the top silver bugs in the world at Silver Fest; a celebration of silver,...
- Chris Speaks With Crush the Street
Chris joins Kenneth from Crush The Street to talk about the recent market activities, which is largely being driven by news events. Topics discussed include:...
- Today's Playbook - Blue Line Morning Express
Actionable informatin on ES, NQ, Crude, Gold and more.
- Gold, Dollar and Rates: A Correlated Story
Mining production? No. China's consumer demand? No. The main drivers of gold prices are, as I've repeated many times, the U.S. dollar and real...
- Daily Technical Spotlight - December Gold
Bulls fading but still have overall chart advantage. Bulls need to keep prices above last "reaction low" at $1,874.20 to keep near-term price uptrend alive....
Futures Market News and Commentary
Dec Comex gold (GCZ20) on Thursday closed up +8.5 (+0.45%), and Dec silver (SIZ20) closed up +0.091 (+0.39%).
Precious metals prices on Thursday recovered from 2-month lows and settled higher as the dollar retreated on a rally in stocks. Gold and silver prices initially opened lower Thursday after the dollar index climbed to a 2-month high. Gold prices were also under pressure early Thursday as a decline in inflation expectations reduced the demand for gold as an inflation hedge.
Thursday's U.S. economic data was mixed for precious metals. In a bullish factor for gold, Thursday's U.S. weekly initial unemployment claims report unexpectedly rose +4,000 to 870,000, showing a weaker labor market than expectations for a decline to 840,000. Conversely, in a bearish factor for gold but a bullish factor for industrial metals demand and silver prices, Thursday's U.S. Aug new home sales report showed a +4.8% m/m increase to a 14-year high of 1.011 million, which was stronger tha... Read more