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Strong dollar, inflation hammer gold

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—Gold prices pulled back Wednesday, with the yellow metal—often viewed as an inflation hedge—moving down after a report showed inflation remains in check.

 

Total Silver Investment May Increase By One Billion Ounces Over the Next Decade

(Washington, D.C. – October 22, 2014) – Investors are likely to increase their net silver purchases in the years ahead, largely due to an ongoing weak global economy, for capital preservation and silver’s pedigree as a leading industrial metal, according to a report released today by the Silver Institute. The report, entitled “Silver Investment Demand,” suggests that investors may accumulate as much as one billion additional ounces of silver in various investment instruments over the next decade. This is on top of the more than 860 million ounces of silver purchased as an investment since 2006.

 

Bullion Price Movement

Spot Prices as of close of trading in New York

Thursday, October 23, 2014

 

 

Gold prices gain on expectations of ECB stimulus

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold prices pushed higher again Tuesday in the wake of reports that the European Central Bank may inject liquidity via corporate bond purchases.