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Gold and Silver News and Headlines – Gold Owners Get Nervous

Gold and Silver News and Headlines – Gold Owners Get Nervous

March 8, 2012

Precious metals advanced across the board today, with palladium the stellar performer with a 2.86% gain.  Gold gained $9.70 to $1685.30, silver tacked on $0.48 to $33.53, platinum rose $18 to $1633.00 and palladium jumped $19.00 to $689.00. Although precious

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Demand For Silver Bullion Coins Hits Record High On Bargain Prices

Demand For Silver Bullion Coins Hits Record High On Bargain Prices

January 6, 2012

Sales of American Silver Eagle bullion coins hit an all time record high during 2011 according to production figures from the U.S. Mint. Sales of the Silver Eagle bullion coins increased by 13.3% in December to 2,009,000

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Gold Bullion Coin Sales Jump 9% In December, But Decline 18% For The Year

Gold Bullion Coin Sales Jump 9% In December, But Decline 18% For The Year

January 3, 2012

Demand for physical gold increased in December as buyers took advantage of a recent pullback in gold prices. According to production figures from the U.S. Mint, sales of American Gold Eagle bullion coins in December

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Will Central Banks Continue To Increase Their Gold Holdings?

Will Central Banks Continue To Increase Their Gold Holdings?

September 29, 2011

FORT KNOX Central banks continued to add to their gold reserves in August with three countries adding a total of 643,000 troy ounces to their reserves. According to the Wall Street Journal, the largest central bank

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A Perspective On The Plunge In Gold and Silver

A Perspective On The Plunge In Gold and Silver

September 24, 2011

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke set the world on fire this week as his latest scheme to "twist" long term interest rates lower pleased no one and triggered a 737 point drop in the Dow.  In addition, the Fed panicked investors

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Gold And Silver ETF Holdings Remain Steady As Gold Plunges

Gold And Silver ETF Holdings Remain Steady As Gold Plunges

August 25, 2011

Gold's non stop advance since early July saw a rapid reversal on Wednesday as gold lost $104.20 to close at $1,752.30 in New York trading. Gold prices have soared this year on fears of another financial

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SPDR Gold Trust And iShares Silver Trust Holdings Decline

SPDR Gold Trust And iShares Silver Trust Holdings Decline

August 18, 2011

Gold holdings of the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) declined slightly on the week by 24.54 tonnes after a gain of 10.22 tonnes in the previous week.   GLD  gold holdings have declined by 8.74 tonnes since the beginning of

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Gold ETF Holdings Hit All Time High As Silver ETF Holdings Decline

Gold ETF Holdings Hit All Time High As Silver ETF Holdings Decline

August 11, 2011

The SPDR Gold Shares Trust (GLD) added 10.22 tonnes of gold since last week as gold prices continue to surge higher.  The GLD now has a net gain in gold holdings of 15.80 tonnes since the first of the year. 

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Gold Prices Skyrocket, Stocks Plunge – Looking Like 2008 On Steroids

Gold Prices Skyrocket, Stocks Plunge – Looking Like 2008 On Steroids

August 2, 2011

As politicians celebrated the debt limit increase and congratulated themselves for "saving" the nation that they destroyed, collapsing stock markets and soaring gold prices told a different story.  The public spectacle of

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SPDR Gold Trust Hits All Time High, Silver ETF Holdings Increase

SPDR Gold Trust Hits All Time High, Silver ETF Holdings Increase

July 28, 2011

Holdings of the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) gained 112.15 tonnes on the week after increasing by 169.76 tonnes in the previous week.  Although SLV holdings have declined by 1,005.71 tonnes since the beginning of the

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