December 2012

Bullion Prices Rise in 2012, Gold Logs 12th Annual Gain

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 31, 2012

Bullion prices climbed on the last day of the year, adding to annual gains. Riding a streak of 12 consecutive yearly increases, gold advanced 7% in 2012.

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Bullion prices fell Friday and that assured another week of losses for gold and silver during the final week of 2012. The two metals have, in fact, now declined for five weeks in a row.

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Gold, Silver Prices Log 4th Weekly Loss; Some Bullion Coins Strong

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 22, 2012

Gold and silver prices moved ahead Friday but sharp losses on Tuesday and Thursday drove them for a fourth weekly loss. February gold prices on Friday settled up $14.20, or 0.9%, to $1,660.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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Gold Prices Fall for 3rd Week; US Mint Bullion Gold, Silver Coins Slow

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 15, 2012

Gold prices, and silver prices, dropped for a third week in a row. Gold ended down 0.5% from last Friday while silver fell 2.5%. Palladium and platinum, however, gained this week with respective increases of 0.6% and 0.5%.

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Gold, Silver Prices Down on Week; US Bullion Coin Sales Sturdy

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 8, 2012

Gold and silver prices ended lower this week as each trimmed 0.4%. The precious metals were pressured as investors worried about U.S. fiscal cliff negotiations.

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Bullion Prices Mixed In November, US Mint Bullion Coins Surge

by Bullion Prices Staff on December 1, 2012

U.S. bullion prices closed mixed in November. Gold declined 0.4% as other precious metals climbed — 3% for silver, 12.9% for palladium and 1.8% for platinum.

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