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By: Chris Mullen, Gold Seeker Report

 -- Published: Friday, 19 October 2018 | Print  | Disqus 




On Week





















JSE Gold









































The Metals:


Gold dropped $1.90 to $1223.20 in Asia before it climbed up to $1230.50 by a little after 8AM EST, but it then drifted back lower into the close and ended with a gain of just 0.11%. Silver dipped to $14.559 before it rose to as high as $14.715 and then also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 0.41%.


Euro gold fell under €1066, platinum gained $11 to $832, and copper climbed 4 cents to about $2.77.


Gold and silver equities waffled near unchanged and ended slightly higher.


The Economy:


Mortgage rates retreat, but housing supply crunch won't let up  MarketWatch

Existing-home sales slump to a near 3-year low as buyers back out  MarketWatch

Fed's Bostic adds Khashoggi case to list of risks to the economic outlook  MarketWatch


The Markets:


Oil rose almost 1% over continued tension with Saudi Arabia.


The U.S. dollar index fell as the euro rebounded after “European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said Italy was strongly committed to the EU and the euro, and that Brussels was not going to interfere in Italian economic policies.”


Treasuries edged lower as the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P traded mostly higher on mixed earnings reports.


Among the big names making news in the market Friday were State Street, eBay, PayPal, Procter & Gamble, Deutsche Bank, Daimler, and SolarWinds.


GATA Posts:



With gold rallying, you'll want to be at the New Orleans Investment Conference


The Statistics:

Activity from: 10/18/2018

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: 271.39: +1.20 change from yesterday’s data.


Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 10,389.79: +35.06 change from yesterday’s data.


The Miners:



1.  Kinross

KGC +2.81% $2.93

2.  Gold Resource

GORO +2.23% $5.96

3.  Sandstorm

SAND +1.46% $4.16



1.  Americas Silver

USAS -3.96% $2.18

2.  Paramount

PZG -3.33% $1.16

3.  Turquoise

TRQ -2.69% $1.81

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


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