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Gold fell $5.70 to $1325.80 in Asia before it bounced back to $1331.60 in London and then chopped back lower in New York, but it ended with a loss of just 0.17%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.499 and ended with a loss of 0.54%.
Euro gold rose to about €1081, platinum gained $1 to $994.50, and copper fell a couple of cents to about $3.21.
Gold and silver equities saw slight losses for most of the morning, but they then edged back higher in afternoon trade and ended with modest gains.
Good news — the Fed’s shift to quantitative tightening might not be as painful as expected MarketWatch
Fed should lean on rate cuts, not QE, in next recession: paper Reuters
Mnuchin Urges Markets to Shrug Off Tax Cuts, Debt Worries Bloomberg
Next week’s economic highlights include New Home Sales on Monday, Durable Goods Orders, International Trade in Goods, S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller HPI, the FHFA House Price Index, Consumer Confidence, and Jerome Powell testimony on Tuesday, GDP, Chicago PMI, and Pending Home Sales on Wednesday, Initial Jobless Claims, PMI Manufacturing, ISM Manufacturing, and Construction Spending on Thursday, and Consumer Sentiment on Friday.
Oil climbed over 1% higher after Baker Hughes said that there was only one oil rig added to the count this week.
The U.S. dollar index found slights gains as the euro fell on political uncertainty.
Treasuries rose on concerns about increased volatility.
The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P closed notably higher on optimism that fed Chairman Jerome Powell will calm concerns about rising interest rates when he testifies before House and Senate committees next week.
Among the big names making news in the market Friday were Bitcoin, Volkswagen, YouTube, HPE, Re/Max, and General Mills.
Treasury secretary urges markets to shrug off worries over tax cuts, debt
Isn't it bad enough that Harvard already runs the United States?
China is letting the yuan crush the dollar, and Trump is just one reason
GoldSeek Radio interviews GATA Chairman Murphy
Ralph Benko: Olympic gold medals are mostly silver because Zeus is so poor
Activity from: 2/22/2018
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
Note: No change in Total Tonnes from yesterday’s data.
COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 264.78: No change from yesterday’s data.
Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 9,806.03: No change from yesterday’s data.
Northern Dynasty’s (NAK) filed technical report, B2Gold’s (BTG) positive initial open-pit resource, and Great Panther’s (GPL) 2017 results were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines Friday.
PZG +4.07% $1.28
BTG +3.78% $3.02
SVM +3.54% $2.63
PVG -3.24% $6.27
AXU -2.60% $1.31
ABX -2.40% $12.18
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