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Gold edged up to $1202.23 in London before it fell to as low as $1184.89 after today’s fed statement, but it then bounced back higher in the last hour of trade and ended with a loss of just 0.62%. Silver slipped to $15.623 in late morning New York trade before it jumped up to $16.016 after today’s fed statement, but it then fell back off into the close and ended with a gain of just 0.19%.
Euro gold rose to about €963, platinum lost $7.50 to $1187.50, and copper climbed a penny to about $2.88.
Gold and silver equities rose almost 6% after today’s fed statement before they fell back off at times, but they still ended with about 5% gains.
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Fed says they can be ‘patient’ on rate hikes MarketWatch
Fed confident in U.S. growth outlook, opens door wider to rate hike Reuters
Fed Pledges Patience on Rates While Dropping ‘Considerable Time’ Bloomberg
U.S. mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA Reuters
Tomorrow brings Initial Jobless Claims, the Philadelphia Fed, and Leading Economic Indicators.
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Oil jumped as much as 5% higher after the Energy Information Administration reported that crude inventories fell 800,000 barrels, gasoline inventories rose 5.3 million barrels, and distillates fell 200,000 barrels, but it then pared its gains after today’s fed statement.
The U.S. dollar ultimately extended higher after today’s fed statement.
Treasuries fell as the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P added to their morning gains after today’s fed statement.
Among the big names making news in the market today were Chevron, Pimco, Sony, Philips and Volcano, and FedEx.
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Activity from: 12/16/2014
Gold Warehouse Stocks:
Silver Warehouse Stocks:
Global Gold ETF Holdings
[WGC Sponsored ETF’s]
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
London Stock Exchange (LSE) AND NYSE Euronext Paris AND Borsa Italiana AND Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Deutsche Börse - Xetra)
Gold Bullion Securities
London Stock Exchange (LSE) AND NYSE Euronext Paris AND Borsa Italiana AND Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Deutsche Börse - Xetra) AND NYSE Euronext Amsterdam
ETFS Physical Gold
Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)
Gold Bullion Securities
Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE)
New Gold Debentures
Note: Change in Total Tonnes from yesterday’s data: SPDR subtracted 1.793 tonnes.
COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 161.44: No change from yesterday’s data.
Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 10,606.57: No change from yesterday’s data.
Kinross Gold’s (KGC) completed sale, Turquoise Hill’s (TRQ) lawsuit dismissal, Nevsun’s (NSU) assay results, Lake Shore’s (LSG) credit repayment, Coeur’s (CDE) merger agreement with Paramount (PZG), and Fortuna’s (FSM) mill expansion were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.
1. MAG Silver
MVG +14.17% $7.01
2. Endeavour Silver
EXK +10.27% $2.04
IAG +9.05% $2.41
CDE -5.03% $4.34
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