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Gold Seeker Closing Report: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks
By: Chris Mullen, Gold Seeker Report

 -- Published: Monday, 26 February 2018 | Print  | Disqus 



















JSE Gold































The Metals:


Gold gained $11.50 to $1340.80 in Asia before it fell back to $1330.20 by midday in New York, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.29%. Silver rose to as high as $16.763 and ended with a gain of 0.67%.


Euro gold rose to about €1083, platinum gained $2.50 to $997, and copper dropped a penny to about $3.20.


Gold and silver equities rose over 1% in the first half hour of trade before they fell back to about unchanged by early afternoon, but they then climbed back higher into the close and ended almost 1% higher on the day.


The Economy:


A Third of U.S. Homebuyers Are Bidding Sight Unseen  Bloomberg

U.S. new home sales drop to five-month low in January  Reuters

Chicago Fed index points to stalled U.S. economic growth in January  MarketWatch

'Good' to review Fed inflation framework but change needs proof: Bullard  Reuters


Tomorrow brings Durable Goods Orders, International Trade in Goods, S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller HPI, the FHFA House Price Index, Consumer Confidence, and Jerome Powell testimony.


The Markets:


Oil continued higher on expectations for strong demand.


The U.S. dollar index ended slightly lower in mixed trade and treasuries saw modest gains as interest rates edged down ahead of Powell’s testimony tomorrow.


The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P rose over 1% on easing worries over interest rates.


Among the big names making news in the market today were Aston Martin, GE, Broadcom, Qualcomm, Apple, Amazon, and Walmart.


GATA Posts:



Manipulation keeping markets from doing what they ordinarily would, Sprott says

Russia overtakes China in gold reserves race to end U.S. dollar dominance

Australia's top gold miner boosts bets on Ecuador's riches

With rates low, Fed officials fret over next recession

Volatility funds face fresh scrutiny from U.S. regulators


The Statistics:

As of close of business: 2/23/2018

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




Note: Change in Total Tonnes from yesterday’s data: SPDR added 1.475 tonnes.


COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 265.11: +0.33 change from yesterday’s data.


Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 9,847.08: +41.05 change from yesterday’s data.


The Miners:


Pretium’s (PVG) mine ramp-up, Gold Resource’s (GORO) dividend, Sandstorm’s (SAND) asset updates, Coeur’s (CDE) PEA, Alexco’s (AXU) credit facility, and Excellon’s (EXN.TO) milling agreement with Hecla (HL) were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.



1.  Tahoe Resources

TAHO +20.55% $4.81

2.  Paramount

PZG +6.25% $1.36

3.  Alexco

AXU +6.11% $1.39



1.  Avino

ASM -4.51% $1.27

2.  Yamana

AUY -1.36% $2.91

3.  AngloGold

AU -0.61% $9.82

Winners & Losers tracks NYSE 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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