-- Published: Wednesday, 22 February 2017 | Print | Disqus
Gold gained $4 to $1240.30 by a little before 9AM EST before it dropped back to $1231.60 in the next few hours of trade, but it then jumped back higher after the release of this afternoon’s fed minutes and ended with a gain of 0.15%. Silver rose to as high as $18.052 and ended with a gain of 0.33%.
Euro gold remained at about €1172, platinum gained $1.50 to $1002.50, and copper dropped a penny to about $2.74.
Gold and silver equities fell about 3% by late morning before they bounced back higher in afternoon trade, but they still ended with almost 2% losses on the day.
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Oil fell over 1% after “Qatar’s oil minister said major oil producers outside of OPEC weren’t cutting production as much as they had pledged.”
The U.S. dollar index fell and treasuries turned higher after the release of today’s fed minutes did not clearly indicate an imminent rate hike.
The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P held near unchanged on mixed earnings reports.
Among the big names making news in the market today were Lloyds, Unilever, DuPont, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac.
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As of close of business: 2/21/2017
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: No change in Total Tonnes from yesterday’s data.
COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 201.38: No change from yesterday’s data.
Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 10,428.42: +17.68 change from yesterday’s data.
Primero’s (PPP) Proven and Probable Mineral Reserves, Alamos Gold’s (AGI) feasibility study and PEA, First Majestic’s (AG) yearend results, and Hecla’s (HL) gold and silver reserves were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.
GOLD +2.25% $93.32
BTG +1.52% $3.35
3. Great Panther
GPL +1.40% $2.18
1. Northern Dynasty
NAK -16.27% $1.39
AU -5.82% $11.81
AXU -5.32% $1.78
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