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Gold Seeker Closing Report: Gold and Silver End Mixed
By: Chris Mullen, Gold Seeker Report

 -- Published: Wednesday, 9 May 2018 | Print  | Disqus 



















JSE Gold































The Metals:


Gold fell $9.60 to $1304.80 in Asia before it climbed up to $1317.30 in late morning New York trade and then drifted back lower into the close, but it ended with a loss of just 0.2%. Silver dropped down to $16.354 before it rallied back to $16.616 and then also fell back off again, but it still ended with a gain of 0.01%.


Euro gold fell to about €1107, platinum gained $1 to $912, and copper remained at about $3.06.


Gold and silver equities waffled near unchanged and ended mixed.


The Economy:


U.S. producer prices rise slightly after recent solid gains  Reuters

Wholesale inventories up 0.3% in March, vs 0.5% gain estimate  CNBC

US producer price index rose 0.1% in April, vs 0.3% increase expected  CNBC


Tomorrow brings Initial Jobless Claims, CPI, and the Treasury Budget.


The Markets:


Oil rose over 3% after the Energy Information Administration reported that crude inventories fell 2.2 million barrels, gasoline inventories fell 2.2 million barrels, and distillates fell 3.8 million barrels.


The U.S. dollar index held near unchanged in quiet trade.


Treasuries remained lower after today’s $25 billion auction highlighted this week’s increased supply of debt.


"Given the economic fundamentals... and that Treasury is not

likely to be cutting back on auction sizes anytime in the near

future, it doesn't make sense for (yields) to continue to stay

below 3 percent," said Thomas Simons, money market economist at

Jefferies & Co. in New York.


The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P followed the oil market higher.


Among the big names making news in the market today were Papa John's, Sears, Ford, Vodafone, Electronic Arts, Boeing, and Walmart.


GATA Posts:



Robert Lambourne: BIS gold derivatives down in March, back up in April


The Statistics:

As of close of business: 5/8/2018

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


COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 289.45: No change from yesterday’s data.


Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 10,054.63: No change from yesterday’s data.


The Miners:


Kinross Gold’s (KGC) changing policies in Africa, Seabridge Gold’s (SA) new gold zones, and Alio Gold’s (ALO) first quarter 2018 results were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.



1.  Nevsun

NSU +4.36% $3.59

2.  Alio Gold

ALO +3.66% $1.98

3.  Buenaventura

BVN +3.31% $15.61



1.  Kinross

KGC -10.92% $3.67

2.  Coeur

CDE -3.42% $7.91

3.  Sibanye

SBGL -3.26% $2.97

Winners & Losers tracks NYSE listed gold and silver mining stocks that trade over $1.


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