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Gold Seeker Weekly Wrap-Up: Gold and Silver End Mixed on the Week
By: Chris Mullen,

 -- Published: Friday, 19 August 2016 | Print  | Disqus 




On Week





















JSE Gold










































The Metals:


Gold fell $14.74 to $1337.96 by a little after 8AM EST before it bounced back higher in midmorning trade, but it still ended with a loss of 0.86%.  Silver slipped to as low as $19.253 and ended with a loss of 2.18%.


Euro gold fell to about €1184, platinum lost $16 to $1112, and copper remained at about $2.18.


Gold and silver equities fell almost 3% at the open before they bounced back higher at times, but they still ended with over 2% losses on the day.


The Economy:


All of this week’s other economic reports:


Leading Indicators - July

0.4% v. 0.3%


Philadelphia Fed - August

2.0 v. -2.9


Initial Claims - 8/13

262K v. 266K


Capacity Utilization - July

75.9% vs. 75.4%


Industrial Production - July

0.7% v. 0.4%


Housing Starts - July

1211K v. 1186K


Building Permits - July

1152K v. 1153K


CPI - July

0.0% v. 0.2%


Core CPI - July

0.1% v. 0.2%


Net Long-Term TIC Flows - June

-$3.6B v. $41.1B


NAHB Housing Market Index - August

60 v. 59


Empire Manufacturing - August

-4.2 v. 0.55


Next week’s economic highlights include New Home Sales on Tuesday, the FHFA Housing Price Index and Existing Home Sales on Wednesday, Initial Jobless Claims and Durable Goods Orders on Thursday, and GDP, International Trade in Goods, and Michigan Sentiment on Friday.


The Markets:


Charts Courtesy of


Oil edged lower on profit taking today, but it still ended over 9% higher on the week.


The U.S. dollar index rose and treasuries fell on more hawkish Fedspeak that sent the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P lower.


Among the big names making news in the market Friday were Applied Materials, Deere, Foot Locker, Estee Lauder, Deutsche Bank, Viacom, AT&T, Apple, and Google.


GATA Posts:



Jansen's appeal raises money needed for Fort Knox audit documents


The Statistics:

Activity from: 8/18/2016

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 subtracted 1.781 tonnes.


COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 223.85: No change from yesterday’s data.


Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 11,056.34: +67.95 change from yesterday’s data.


The Miners:



1.  Eurasian

EMXX +1.54% $1.31



1.  Alexco

AXU -9.77% $1.94

2.  Mines Management

MGN -8.92% $1.43

3.  First Majestic

AG -7.47% $15.12

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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