January 2010

2010 American Gold Eagle Bullion Coin Sales: January, 2010

by Bullion Prices Staff on January 31, 2010

2010 American Gold Eagle Bullion Coins launched with strong opening sales. However, as of the final business day of the month on Friday, fewer eagles were sold in January 2010 at 85,000 compared to the January 2009 total of 92,000. Demand has certainly been impacted by falling bullion prices. The London Fix for gold ended […]

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2010 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin Sales: January, 2010

by Bullion Prices Staff on January 31, 2010

2010 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins were released on January 19, 2010, to eager buyers who sprinted to place US Mint orders that totaled 3,592,500 by month’s end. Pent-up demand driven by a later than usual launch helped drive sales. The United States Mint normally releases newly dated bullion coins in late December so they […]

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Bullion Prices: January, 2010 Report on Gold, Silver and Platinum

by Bullion Prices Staff on January 30, 2010

Precious metals prices fell on Friday, ending with both weekly and monthly losses. As the dollar jumped 2% in January against other currencies, US gold futures retreated 1.1% and London gold ended down 2.3%. Silver and platinum generally slid more though most of the month, reacting not only to gold’s direction but on worries that […]

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Gold Falls 1.1% in January, Ends Week Down 0.5% – 1/29/2010

by Bullion Prices Staff on January 29, 2010

New York gold futures on Friday fell for a third straight day, ending 0.5% lower for the week and closing down for the second consecutive month. Gold’s fall has mostly been sparked by a rise in the US dollar. The yellow metal retreated 1.1% in January while the greenback rose 2% against other world currencies. […]

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US Gold Retreats for Second Day – 1/28/2010

by Bullion Prices Staff on January 28, 2010

New York gold futures dropped for a second straight day as the US dollar strengthened against other word currencies, rising to a 6 1/2 month high against the euro. Silver declined as well, but platinum ended slightly higher. New York precious metal prices follow: Gold for April delivery fell 90 cents, or 0.1%, to end […]

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US gold futures, and other precious metals, finished lower on Wednesday as the US dollar rallied against the euro and other world currencies. China’s move to slow lending (and growth) was again cited as a factor in moving the dollar and pulling down gold. By the end of the day, gold fell 1.3%, silver lost […]

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Gold Rises Slightly, Silver Falls Back Under $17 – 1/26/2010

by Bullion Prices Staff on January 26, 2010

US gold prices on Tuesday rose for a second straight day as the dollar pared earlier gains. Other metals fell, however, as worries of demand surfaced following news that China had began to tighten lending. By the end of the day, gold rose 0.2%, silver fell 1.7% and platinum ended down 1.0%. New York precious […]

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Gold Starts Week Higher, Silver Rises Above $17 – 1/25/2010

by Bullion Prices Staff on January 25, 2010

US gold futures on Monday broke a three-day losing streak and climbed from a monthly low as the US dollar weakened. Additional factors contributing to the yellow metal’s rise, according to reports, were rising crude oil prices and increased physical purchases. Other metals gained as well, with silver notably returning back above $17 an ounce. […]

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Weekly Bullion Prices Report – 1/23/2010

by Bullion Prices Staff on January 23, 2010

Bullion prices in both the New York futures and London markets plummeted, dropping the most in a week this year. US gold prices hit their lowest level in a month, but the biggest loser was silver with its fall of more than $1 an ounce. Precious metals were stung by several events. Most notable was […]

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Gold Falls for Third Day, Silver and Platinum Plunge – 1/22/2010

by Bullion Prices Staff on January 22, 2010

New York gold futures on Friday fell for the third straight day. Cited factors for the yellow metal’s 1.2% fall were continued concerns over China’s move to curb lending and President Obama’s proposal to limit bank risk-taking. In other metals, silver and platinum were hit hard with respective daily losses of 3.3% and 3.0%. Additional […]

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