• Gold: 1,200.60 1.58
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  • USDX: 94.146 -0.039
  • Oil: 72.32 0.06

February 15: Gold and Silver End Higher In Mixed Trade

Chris Mullen
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Thursday, February 15th

 

Close

Gain/Loss

Gold

$1353.40

+$1.30

Silver

$16.88

+$0.01

XAU

85.48

-0.02%

HUI

189.36

-0.02%

GDM

645.96

+4.90%

JSE Gold

1197.05

+23.79

USD

88.58

-0.37

Euro

125.02

+0.44

Yen

94.27

+0.78

Oil

$61.34

+$0.74

10-Year

2.902%

-0.009

T-Bond

143.90625

+0.53125

Dow

25200.37

+1.23%

Nasdaq

7256.43

+1.58%

S&P

2731.20

+1.21%

 
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The Metals:

 

Gold gained $4.90 to $1357.00 in late Asian trade before it drifted back to $1348.60 in London and then bounced back above unchanged in early New York trade ahead of another dip into midday, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.1%. Silver swayed between $16.976 and $16.648 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

 

Euro gold fell to about €1082, platinum gained $4 to $999, and copper climbed a penny to about $3.25.

 

Gold and silver equities fell over 2% by midmorning, but they then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended near unchanged on the day.

 

The Economy:

 

U.S. wholesale prices also reflect higher inflation in January, PPI finds  MarketWatch

U.S. weekly jobless claims rebound from near 45-year lows  Reuters

Three Gauges Show Prices Rising in U.S. Production Pipeline  Bloomberg

U.S. factory output fails to grow for second straight month  Reuters

Home-builder sentiment stays very strong in February, NAHB says  MarketWatch

 

Tomorrow brings Housing Starts, Import and Export Prices, and Consumer Sentiment.

 

The Markets:

 

Oil rose over 1% as the U.S. dollar index fell on concerns about the current account and the budget deficit.

 

Treasuries saw decent gains as interest rates pared back some of their recent steep advances.

 

The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P ended over 1% higher on bargain hunting.  

 

Among the big names making news in the market today were Atari, Bombardier, Antares Pharma, Amag Pharma, Cisco, and Amazon.

 

GATA Posts:

 

 

Ted Butler: No manipulation after all?

 

The Statistics:

As of close of business: 2/14/2018

Gold Warehouse Stocks:

9,108,086.938

-190.24

Silver Warehouse Stocks:

252,497,766.408

-232,938.104

 

Global Gold ETF Holdings

[WGC Sponsored ETF’s]

 

 

Product name

Total Tonnes

Total Ounces

Total Value

New York Stock Exchange Arca (NYSE Arca) AND Singapore Exchange (SGX) AND Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) AND Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) AND Mexico Stock Exchange (BMV)

SPDR® Gold Shares

823.658

26,481,433

US$35,809m

London Stock Exchange (LSE) AND NYSE Euronext Paris AND Borsa Italiana AND Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Deutsche Börse - Xetra)

Gold Bullion Securities

138.13

4,441,056

US$6,005m

London Stock Exchange (LSE) AND NYSE Euronext Paris AND Borsa Italiana AND Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Deutsche Börse - Xetra) AND NYSE Euronext Amsterdam

ETFS Physical Gold

152.66

4,908,200

US$6,636m

Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)

Gold Bullion Securities

11.16

358,789

US$484m

Note: No change in Total Tonnes from yesterday’s data.

 

COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 262.90: No change from yesterday’s data.

 

Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 9,767.91: No change from yesterday’s data.

 

The Miners:

 

Comstock’s (LODE) new director, First Majestic’s (AG) over-allotment option, and Hecla’s (HL) 2017 results were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.

 

WINNERS

1.  Goldcorp

GG +4.47% $13.79

2.  Tahoe Resources

TAHO +4.21% $4.21

3.  DRDGOLD

DRD +2.36% $3.03

 

LOSERS

1.  Kinross

KGC -6.79% $3.98

2.  Avino

ASM -4.20% $1.37

3.  New Gold

NGD -3.87% $2.73

Winners & Losers tracks NYSE listed gold and silver mining stocks that trade over $1.

       

Please see Yahoo’s Mining/Metals News Wire for all of today’s mining news.

 

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