LIVE Gold Prices $  | E-Mail Subscriptions | Update GoldSeek | GoldSeek Radio 

Commentary : Gold Review : Markets : News Wire : Quotes : Silver : Stocks - Main Page 

 GoldSeek.com >> News >> Story  Disclaimer 
 
Latest Headlines

COT Gold, Silver and US Dollar Index Report - August 23, 2019
By: GoldSeek.com

Gold Mid-Tiers’ Q2’19 Fundamentals
By: Adam Hamilton, Zeal Research

Trump Floats Payroll & Capital Gains Tax Cues to Forestall Recession
By: Mike Gleason

How’s That Recession Coming, Dave?
By: David Haggith

Precious Metals Update Video: Jackson Hole Powell's Speech in focus today, Gold bias is up
By: Ira Epstein

Seven Key Words That Explain "Stupidly High" Prices
By: Daniel R. Amerman

Gold, Silver, Mining Stocks: Get Ready For A Huge Ride Higher
By: Dave Kranzler

On The Job Training
By: Ted Butler

Precious Metals Update Video: FOMC minutes: What's going on?
By: Ira Epstein

Economist Lays Out the Next Step to Wonderland for the Fed
By: Gary Tanashian

 
Search

GoldSeek Web

 
“Blood In The Streets” Of U.S. Gold Bullion Coin Market


 -- Published: Tuesday, 1 May 2018 | Print  | Disqus 

U.S. Mint American Eagle gold coin sales collapse to weakest April since 2007 giving contrarian value buyers another buy signal

by Renita D. Young of Reuters

Sales of U.S. Mint American Eagle gold coins dropped to their weakest April since 2007, while silver coin purchases for the month rose 10 percent higher than last year, U.S. government data showed on Monday.

The U.S. Mint sold 4,500 ounces of American Eagle gold coins in April, down 25 percent from the year prior. However, April sales were up 29 percent from March.

During April, spot gold prices rallied to a 2-1/2-month high of $1,365.23 per ounce as concerns over escalating tensions in Syria, U.S. Sanctions on Russia and the U.S.-China trade stand-off weighed on stock markets and helped to knock the dollar index to a two-week low against a basket of currencies.

But later in the month, spot gold prices dipped after the Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy remained on track for continued growth and signaled more interest rate hikes for the year.

Higher interest rates make gold a less appealing asset to investors since it does not draw interest.

U.S. retail investors have also gradually lost their appetite for physical gold as buoyant stock markets offered tempting alternatives, and more coins were being sold back onto the market, further eroding demand for newly minted products.

The U.S. Mint sold 915,000 ounces of American Eagle silver coins in April, the data showed, unchanged from March. April silver coin sales were 9.6 percent higher than in 2017.

Artice from Reuters here

News and Commentary

U.S. Mint American Eagle gold coin sales at weakest April since 2007 (Reuters.com)

Gold inches down as dollar stays firm near 3-1/2-month peak (Reuters.com)

Stocks in Japan Trade Mixed; Dollar Holds Gains (Bloomberg.com)

U.S. Stocks Start Busy Earnings Week on Down Note (Bloomberg.com)

Pending-home sales crawl higher as inventory shortage turns urgent (MarketWatch.com)


Source: Frank Holmes & US Global Investors via Palisade

SWOT Analysis: Gold Continues Moving West to East (GoldSeek.com)

Gold Demand Grows While Mine Supply Declines (Palisade-research.com)

Savers are Just Collateral Damage (Monetary-Metals.com)

Syrian Army: “Enemy” Rockets Strike 2 Bases, 11 Iranians Killed (ZeroHedge.com)

Chinese Smartphone Sales Collapse In “Biggest Decline Ever” (ZeroHedge.com)

Gold Prices (LBMA AM)

30 Apr: USD 1,316.25, GBP 958.62 & EUR 1,087.62 per ounce
27 Apr: USD 1,317.70, GBP 954.41 & EUR 1,090.79 per ounce
26 Apr: USD 1,321.90, GBP 949.52 & EUR 1,085.94 per ounce
25 Apr: USD 1,325.70, GBP 949.47 & EUR 1,085.48 per ounce
24 Apr: USD 1,327.35, GBP 951.84 & EUR 1,087.76 per ounce
23 Apr: USD 1,328.00, GBP 950.45 & EUR 1,085.64 per ounce
20 Apr: USD 1,340.15, GBP 953.52 & EUR 1,089.14 per ounce

Silver Prices (LBMA)

30 Apr: USD 16.38, GBP 11.93 & EUR 13.54 per ounce
27 Apr: USD 16.53, GBP 12.01 & EUR 13.68 per ounce
26 Apr: USD 16.58, GBP 11.87 & EUR 13.61 per ounce
25 Apr: USD 16.57, GBP 11.87 & EUR 13.57 per ounce
24 Apr: USD 16.60, GBP 11.90 & EUR 13.59 per ounce
23 Apr: USD 16.94, GBP 12.14 & EUR 13.85 per ounce
20 Apr: USD 17.11, GBP 12.15 & EUR 13.91 per ounce

https://news.goldcore.com/

 


| Digg This Article
 -- Published: Tuesday, 1 May 2018 | E-Mail  | Print  | Source: GoldSeek.com

comments powered by Disqus



 



Increase Text SizeDecrease Text SizeE-mail Link of Current PagePrinter Friendly PageReturn to GoldSeek.com

 news.goldseek.com >> Story

E-mail Page  | Print  | Disclaimer 


© 1995 - 2019



GoldSeek.com Supports Kiva.org

© GoldSeek.com, Gold Seek LLC

The content on this site is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and is the property of GoldSeek.com and/or the providers of the content under license. By "content" we mean any information, mode of expression, or other materials and services found on GoldSeek.com. This includes editorials, news, our writings, graphics, and any and all other features found on the site. Please contact us for any further information.

Live GoldSeek Visitor Map | Disclaimer


Map

The views contained here may not represent the views of GoldSeek.com, Gold Seek LLC, its affiliates or advertisers. GoldSeek.com, Gold Seek LLC makes no representation, warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy or completeness of the information (including news, editorials, prices, statistics, analyses and the like) provided through its service. Any copying, reproduction and/or redistribution of any of the documents, data, content or materials contained on or within this website, without the express written consent of GoldSeek.com, Gold Seek LLC, is strictly prohibited. In no event shall GoldSeek.com, Gold Seek LLC or its affiliates be liable to any person for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided herein.