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  • davefairtex's picture
    Feb 21 2019 - 5:36am by davefairtex

    Gold fell -2.93 [-0.22%] to 1343.67 on heavy volume, while silver rose +0.06 [+0.38%] to 16.02 on the highest volume in 6 months – even higher than yesterday. The buck hardly moved [-0.06%], neither did SPX [+0.18%], while bonds moved slightly lower [10-yr +0.7 bp].

  • davefairtex's picture
    Feb 20 2019 - 3:27am by davefairtex

    Breakout!!

    Gold shot up +19.88 [+1.50%] to 1346.60 on extremely heavy volume, while silver moved up +0.21 [+1.33%] on the highest volume in six months. The buck plunged -0.40%, a reasonably large move, while the other metals all staged strong rallies. SPX and JNK went nowhere, while bonds moved higher [+TLT +0.25%].

  • davefairtex's picture
    Feb 16 2019 - 6:34am by davefairtex

    On Friday, gold rose +9.36 [+0.71%] to 1326.72 on moderate volume, while silver jumped +0.17 [+1.06%] to 15.76 on extremely heavy volume. The buck went nowhere, while crude rose +2.52%, SPX +1.09%, and the other metals were all up from 1-2%. Almost everything moved higher.

  • davefairtex's picture
    Feb 15 2019 - 5:50am by davefairtex

    Gold rose +6.49 [+0.50%] to 1317.36 on heavy volume, while silver climbed +0.04 [+0.26%] to 15.59 on extremely heavy volume. The buck fell a little [-0.13%], crude moved a bit higher [+0.93%], as did bonds [+0.57%]; it was a relatively quiet day.

  • davefairtex's picture
    Feb 14 2019 - 5:54am by davefairtex

    Gold fell -4.95 [-0.38%] to 1310.87 on moderately heavy volume, while silver dropped -0.14 [-0.89%] to 15.55 on extremely heavy volume. The buck rallied strongly [+0.45%], crude moved higher [+1.28%], while equities moved up just a little [+0.30%].

    The large currency move today seemed to be all about BRExit and its uncertainty.

  • davefairtex's picture
    Feb 13 2019 - 6:49am by davefairtex

    Gold rose +2.72 [+0.21%] to 1315.82 on moderate volume while silver fell -0.01 [-0.03%] to 15.69 on extremely heavy volume. The buck plunged -0.37%, SPX shot up +1.29%, crude rose +1.75%, and junky debt rallied +0.51%. For the most part, it was a risk on day.

  • davefairtex's picture
    Feb 12 2019 - 8:10am by davefairtex

    Gold fell -6.22 [-0.47%] to 1313.10 on moderate volume, while silver droped -0.13 [-0.82%] to 15.70 on very heavy volume. The buck rose +0.42%, a fairly large move, while the rest of the metals group plunged, and SPX was basically unchanged. Yet bonds fell too, with TLT off -0.39%.

    There was no major news item I saw driving prices today.

  • davefairtex's picture
    Feb 10 2019 - 9:01am by davefairtex

    On Friday, gold rose +4.51 [+0.34%] to 1319.32 on moderately light volume, while silver climbed +0.09 [+0.57%] to 15.82 on very heavy volume. Bonds rallied [TLT +0.43%], while equities were largely unchanged [+0.07%], as was the buck [+0.12%].  Not all that much happened on Friday.

  • davefairtex's picture
    Feb 8 2019 - 9:33am by davefairtex

    Gold rose +3.43 [+0.26%] to 1314.81 on moderate volume, while silver climbed +0.06 [+0.41%] to 15.73 on very heavy volume. SPX had a bad day [-0.94%], so did crude [-2.37%], while bonds rallied [+0.66%]. Today was a risk off day.

  • Jessica P's picture
    Feb 7 2019 - 12:37pm by Jessica P