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By: Chris Mullen,

 -- Published: Friday, 20 January 2017 | Print  | Disqus 




On Week





















JSE Gold









































The Metals:


Gold gained $4.26 to $1209.06 in Asia before it fell back to $1198.66 in London, but it then jumped up to $1214.79 in afternoon New York trade and ended with a gain of 0.23%.  Silver rose to as high as $17.148 and ended with a gain of 0.41%.


Euro gold fell to about €1129, platinum gained $15.50 to $971.50, and copper remained at about $2.62.


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


The Economy:


Trumponomics may be wrong medicine for U.S. economy today  Reuters

Fed likely to start shrinking balance sheet this year: Harker  MarketWatch

Yellen Backs Gradual Rate Rises as Fed Not Behind the Curve  Bloomberg


All of this week’s other economic reports:


Philadelphia Fed - January

23.6 v. 19.7


Housing Starts - December

1226K v. 1102K


Building Permits - December

1210K v. 1212K


Initial Claims - 1/14

234K v. 249K


NAHB Housing Market Index - January

67 v. 69


Industrial Production - December

0.8% v. -0.7%


Capacity Utilization - December

75.5% v. 74.9%


CPI - December

0.3% v. 0.2%


Core CPI - December

0.2% v. 0.2%


Empire Manufacturing - January

6.5 v. 9.0


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


The Markets:

Charts Courtesy of


Oil gained 2% “on expectations that this weekend's meeting of the world's top oil producers would demonstrate compliance to a global output cut deal.”


The U.S. dollar index fell as the euro continued higher after yesterday’s ECB decision to leave rates unchanged.


Treasuries edged lower as the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P remained higher after Trump’s inauguration speech.


Among the big names making news in the market Friday were GE, AIG, and Mitsubishi.


GATA Posts:



GATA board member Ed Steer interviewed by financial letter writer Dennis Miller

Mnuchin says long-term strength of U.S. dollar is important


The Statistics:

Activity from: 1/19/2017

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


COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 198.75: No change from yesterday’s data.


Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 10,524.06: No change from yesterday’s data.


The Miners:



1.  Northern Dynasty

NAK +6.91% $2.63

2.  Gold Standard

GSV +4.67% $2.24

3.  Eldorado

EGO +3.59% $3.46



1.  Great Panther

GPL -1.10% $1.80

2.  Nevsun

NSU -0.31% $3.20

3.  AngloGold

AU -0.25% $12.06

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.


- Chris Mullen, Gold Seeker Report


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