December 2010

2010 Bullion Prices Soar, Gold Marks Tenth Annual Gain

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 31, 2010

U.S. bullion prices soared in 2010 as precious metals registered exceptional annual increases ranging from 21% to 97%. While gold was not the biggest mover during the year — palladium took that honor, it has the longest streak with its tenth straight annual gain.

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Bullion Prices Mixed, US Mint Bullion Coins Unchanged

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 23, 2010

U.S. bullion prices were mixed Thursday, with palladium edging higher while gold, silver and platinum declined slightly. US Mint bullion coin sales figures were unchanged from the levels reported on the previous day. Gold futures prices for February delivery closed down $6.90, or 0.5%, to $1,380.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New […]

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Precious Metals Prices Mixed, Bullion Gold Coins Gain

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 22, 2010

Bullion prices were mixed Wednesday, with gold and silver slightly lower while palladium and platinum edged higher. Nearly all U.S. Mint bullion gold coins showed a daily sales increase. Gold futures prices for February delivery fell $1.40, or 0.1%, to settle at $1,387.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. […]

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Gold Prices Rise, American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin Act Law

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 20, 2010

Gold and other precious metals prices rose slightly Monday. On the bullion coin front, an Act became law last week which authorizes American Palladium Eagle Coins. Gold futures prices for February delivery advanced $6.90, or 0.5%, to $1,386.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. A combination of safe-haven and fund […]

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Gold and Silver Prices Fall, Bullion Coins Unchanged

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 16, 2010

Marking a second day of declines, gold and silver prices fell Tuesday. Pressuring gold were gains in the U.S. dollar and another round of profit-taking. Other precious metals moved in the same direction as gold. Gold futures prices for February delivery closed down $15.20, or 1.1% to $1,371 an ounce on the Comex division of the […]

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Gold and Silver Prices Fall, Gold Bullion Coins Advance

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 15, 2010

Bullion prices declined Wednesday while the 1 oz American Gold Eagles were the single U.S. Mint bullion coin to rise for a second consecutive day. Gold prices were pressured by a stronger dollar, weaker-than-expected US inflation data, and year-end book-squaring, according to analysts. Gold futures prices for February delivery fell $18.10, or 1.3%, to settle at […]

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Gold Prices Rise, ATB Silver Bullion Coins Begin at 75,000

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 14, 2010

U.S. gold prices rose Tuesday, as did other precious metals prices. U.S. Mint bullion coins advanced as well, with the Mint today reporting the debuting sales of the 5 oz America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins at 75,000. Returning to precious metals first, gold prices edged up on early dollar weakness but gains were limited […]

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Gold and Silver Prices Rise, America Bullion Coins Surge

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 13, 2010

U.S. bullion prices climbed higher Monday as gold was lifted to near $1,400 an ounce by a weaker greenback, bargain hunting and China’s announcement over the weekend that it would not hike rates.

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Gold and silver prices rebounded on Thursday, recovering a portion of their previous day losses. Bargain-hunting and safe-haven buying as an alternative to world currencies were cited factors for gains.

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Gold Prices Retreat, Silver Rises, Bullion Coins Delayed

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 7, 2010

Bullion prices were mixed on Tuesday, with silver rising slightly as other precious metals declined. Gold prices dipped 0.5% as the U.S. dollar rebounded and sellers made an appearance to earn profits. The metal had actually hit a fresh high of $1,432.50 an ounce earlier in the day.

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