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Gold Seeker Closing Report: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged in Quiet Trade
By: Chris Mullen,

 -- Published: Monday, 8 August 2016 | Print  | Disqus 



















JSE Gold































The Metals:


Gold fell $6.32 to $1330.08 in London before it rallied to see slight gains at times in New York, but it then edged back lower in late trade and ended with a loss of 0.08%.  Silver slipped to as low as $19.619 in Asia, but it then climbed to as high as $19.867 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.15%.


Euro gold remained at about €1205, platinum gained $4 to $1146, and copper climbed a penny to about $2.17.


Gold and silver equities rose roughly 1% by midmorning and remained near that level for the rest of the day.


The Economy:


Fed's Powell urges patience on U.S. rates, citing growth risks  Reuters


Tomorrow brings Productivity and Wholesale Inventories.


The Markets:

Charts Courtesy of


Oil rose almost 3% on renewed talks over a possible deal from OPEC members to freeze production.


The U.S. dollar index added onto last Friday’s job-driven gains.


Treasuries traded mixed while the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P saw slight losses in quiet summer trade.


Among the big names making news in the market today were Vail Resorts, Mattress Firm, Wal-Mart, and Delta.


GATA Posts:



Gold Reserve shares surge on $770 million Venezuelan settlement

Somehow the case for gold makes it into the Financial Times

Bail-in for users of hacked bitcoin exchange costs them 36%

Turkey to increase gold-storage capacity to become regional hub


The Statistics:

As of close of business: 8/5/2016

Gold Warehouse Stocks:



Silver Warehouse Stocks:




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




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 added 7.125 tonnes.


COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 220.40: No change from yesterday’s data.


Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 10,911.57: No change from yesterday’s data.


The Miners:


Vista Gold’s (VGZ) completed offering, AuRico’s (AUQ) second quarter results, Gold Reserve’s (GRZ.V) settlement, Eurasian’s (EMXX) sold property, Richmont’s (RIC) second quarter results, Excellon’s (EXN.TO) second quarter results, and Silver Standard’s (SSRI) exploration update were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.



1.  Fortuna

FSM +7.75% $9.45

2.  Alexco

AXU +7.48% $2.30

3.  Almaden

AAU +6.99% $1.53



1.  Vista Gold

VGZ -5.04% $1.13

2.  Eurasian

EMXX -2.33% $1.26

3.  Nevsun

NSU -1.55% $3.17

Winners & Losers tracks NYSE and AMEX 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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