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Putin Silver 1 Kilo Coins Minted In Russia

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,283.50, EUR 928.53 and GBP 764.26 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,283.50, EUR 927.38 and GBP 763.76 per ounce.

Gold fell $0.60 or 0.05% yesterday to $1,284.40/oz. Silver fell $0.02 or 0.1% yesterday to $19.43/oz.  


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Man Eats Twelve Gold Bars To Avoid Taxes

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,283.50, EUR 927.38 and GBP 763.76 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,290.75, EUR 935.19 and GBP 767.34 per ounce.

Gold fell $5.00 or 0.39% yesterday to $1,285.00/oz. Silver climbed $0.03 or 0.15% yesterday to $19.45/oz.  

Spot gold bullion prices ticked fractionally higher today but bullion remained below the $1,300/oz psychological level and not far off yesterday’s two-and-a-half-month lows.


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Chinese Banks And 100,000 ‘Outlets’ Selling Gold - Demand To Surge Another 25%

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,290.75, EUR 935.19 and GBP 767.34 per ounce. April 17th’s AM fix was USD 1,299.25, EUR 937.48 and GBP 771.89 per ounce.

Gold fell $4.90 or 0.38% yesterday to $1,290.00/oz. Silver slipped $0.21 or 1.07% yesterday to $19.42/oz.  

Gold in Euros, YTD 2014 - (Thomson Reuters)


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UK Accounting “Radical Overhaul” Turns UK Into Nation Of Savers … Instantly

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,314.75, EUR 955.14 and GBP 786.90 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,299.00, EUR 946.93 and GBP 783.76 per ounce.

Gold fell $7.00 or 0.54% yesterday to $1,296.50/oz. Silver slipped $0.06 or 0.3% to $19.88/oz.  


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UK Government Powers To Confiscate Deposits Faces Backlash

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,299.00, EUR 946.93 and GBP 783.76 per ounce. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,293.50, EUR 943.75 and GBP 780.02 per ounce.

Gold climbed $17.20 or 1.34% Friday to $1,303.50/oz. Silver rose $0.10 or 0.5% yesterday to $19.94/oz.   Gold and silver were both up for the week 0.84% and 0.76% respectively.


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Faber On Gold Manipulation, Fed Gold and Importance Of Not Storing Gold In U.S.

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,293.50, EUR 943.75 and GBP 780.02 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,287.25, EUR 935.09 and GBP 775.13 per ounce.

Gold fell $3.70 or 0.29% yesterday to $1,286.30/oz. Silver slipped $0.12 or 0.6% yesterday to $19.84/oz.  

Gold in U.S. Dollars, This Week - (Thomson Reuters)


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Banks Risk "Bail-In" - New Rating Agency

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,287.25, EUR 935.09 and GBP 775.13 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,284.00, EUR 930.91 and GBP 771.26 per ounce.

Gold climbed $9.50 or 0.74% yesterday to $1,290.00/oz. Silver rose $0.15 or 0.76% yesterday to $19.96/oz.  

Gold in Euros, January 2008 to April, 3, 2014 - (Thomson Reuters)


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Faber - “How Could You NOT Own Gold?”

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,284.00, EUR 930.91 and GBP 771.26 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,286.50, EUR 932.45 and GBP 772.67 per ounce.

Gold fell $2.80 or 0.22% yesterday to $1,280.50/oz. Silver rose $0.02 or 0.1% yesterday to $19.81/oz.


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UK Budget Allows Bank Accounts To Be Raided

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,286.50, EUR 932.45 and GBP 772.67 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,294.00, EUR 939.86 and GBP 777.78 per ounce.

Gold fell $9.40 or 0.73% yesterday to $1,283.30/oz. Silver remained unchanged at $19.79/oz.   


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Dr Marc Faber: Entering Terminal Phase Of Fed Bubbles

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,294.00, EUR 939.86 and GBP 777.78 per ounce. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,295.75, EUR 944.15 and GBP 779.68 per ounce.


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Fed Stress Tests “Rattle Banks Around The World”

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,295.75, EUR 944.15 and GBP 779.68 per ounce.  Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,295.00, EUR 942.09 and GBP 779.14 per ounce.

Gold fell $8.50 or 0.65% yesterday to $1,292.50/oz. Silver remained unchanged at $19.75/oz.  

Gold in U.S. Dollars, 1 Month - (Thomson Reuters)


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UK Housing Boom Could Turn To Bust … Again

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,295.00, EUR 942.09 and GBP 779.14 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,314.50, EUR 952.74 and GBP 794.98 per ounce.

Gold fell $10.80 or 0.82% yesterday to $1,301.00/oz. Silver slipped $0.25 or 1.25% at $19.75/oz.      


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Russia Raises Gold Holdings By 7.247 Tonnes To Over 1,040 Tonnes In February

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,314.50, EUR 952.74 and GBP 794.98 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,314.75, EUR 951.82 and GBP 796.87 per ounce.    

Gold climbed $2.30 or 0.18% yesterday to $1,311.80/oz. Silver rose $0.02 or 0.1% at $20.00/oz.


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Iraq Buys Massive 36 Tonnes Of Gold In March

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,314.75, EUR 951.82 and GBP 796.87 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,322.00, EUR 960.34 and GBP 801.94 per ounce.    

Gold dropped $23.40 or 1.76% yesterday to $1,309.50/oz. Silver fell $0.31 or 1.53% at $19.98/oz.

Gold in U.S. Dollars, 5 Year - (Thomson Reuters)


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Gold Analysts Bearish This Week - Most Bearish Since 2009

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,322.00, EUR 960.34 and GBP 801.94 per ounce. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,338.50, EUR 970.21 and GBP 810.57 per ounce.           

Gold rose $5.90 or 0.44% Friday to $1,332.90/oz. Silver remained unchanged at $20.29/oz. Gold and silver were both down for the week at 3.48% and 5.23% respectively.


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EU Agrees Banking Union - Bail-Ins Cometh ...

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,338.50, EUR 970.21 and GBP 810.57 per ounce.  Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,327.00, EUR 962.64 and GBP 802.78 per ounce.    

Gold dropped $2.30 or 0.17% yesterday to $1,327.00/oz. Silver fell $0.28 or 1.36% to $20.29/oz.

Gold in U.S. Dollars, 5 Days - (Bloomberg)


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ATMs Globally At Risk Of Hacking And Viruses From April 8

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,327.00, EUR 962.64 and GBP 802.78 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,346.00, EUR 967.16 and GBP 809.72 per ounce.    

Gold dropped $26.10 or 1.93% yesterday to $1,329.30/oz. Silver fell $0.25 or 1.2% to $20.57/oz.


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Russia's Lavrov Warns U.S. Crimea Sanctions "Unacceptable" And Threatens “Consequences”

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,346.00, EUR 967.16 and GBP 809.72 per ounce.  Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,362.50, EUR 979.37 and GBP 820.49 per ounce.     


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Russian Sanctions May Create Serious Supply Shortages For Platinum and Palladium

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,362.50, EUR 979.37 and GBP 820.49 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,379.00, EUR 992.37 and GBP 829.13 per ounce.      

Gold dropped $14.80 or 1.07% yesterday to $1,366.20/oz. Silver fell $0.28 or 1.31% at $21.13/oz.

Yesterday, gold snapped its five session winning streak as speculators took profits as tensions over Ukraine abated somewhat. Gold declined from a six-month high after U.S. industrial production increased more than expected, leading to a reduction in safe haven demand.


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'Bail-in' Risks See Europe Banks Get Downgrade Warning

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,334.25, EUR 971.57 and GBP 798.00 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,333.50, EUR 971.94 and GBP 799.84 per ounce.    

Gold rose $2.30 or 0.17% yesterday to $1,337.40/oz. Silver fell $0.02 or 0.09% at $21.17/oz.

Gold in U.S. Dollars, 1 Year - (Bloomberg)