• Gold: 1,324.49 -0.43
  • Silver: 16.64 0.01
  • Euro: 1.221 -0.000
  • USDX: 90.946 0.575
  • Oil: 68.92 0.88

April 23: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 1% and 3%

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Gold fell $13.40 to $1322.20 in early afternoon New York trade before it edged back higher in the last couple of hours, but it still ended with a loss of 0.79%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.592 and ended with a loss of 2.92%.

October 17: Gold and Silver Fall Roughly 1% But Miners Barely Budge

Gold fell $12.70 to $1281.80 in late morning New York trade before it bounced back higher in the next few hours, but it still ended with a loss of 0.69%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.969 and ended with a loss of 1.05%.

October 16: Gold and Silver Fall Back Off in Late Trade

Gold gained $2.40 to $1306 in early New York trade, but it then fell back off into the close and ended near its late session low of $1291.80 with a loss of 0.7%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.137 and ended with a loss of 0.98%.

Comfortably Numb: Surviving the Assault on Silver

In the late 1960s and most of the 1970s, an English rock band named Pink Floyd dominated the world of progressive and psychedelic music with such memorable albums as "Dark Side of the Moon," "Wish You Were Here," and "The Wall." One of their greatest hits was a song entitled "Comfortably Numb" and as I was listening to it the other night, the refrain in the middle of the song—"Gotta keep it going through the show; c'mon it's time to go"—reminded me of the current state of the precious metals markets in the sense that the bullion bank criminals really are doing their utmost to "keep it (the price caps and interventions) going through the show". That silver investors have been rendered "comfortably numb" by way of serial price assaults is a testimonial to the sentiment out there for silver equities, coins, and the like. In case you hadn't noticed, sentiment for gold and particularly silver is outright putrid.

October 13: Gold and Silver Gain Over 2% and 3% on the Week

Gold saw modest gains in Asia before it fell back to $1290.70 in London, but it then jumped up to $1302.50 after the release of economic data in New York and ended with a gain of 0.8%. Silver rose to as high as $17.393 and ended with a gain of 0.99%.

AbraPlata retains Venture Liquidity Providers Inc as market maker

AbraPlata Resource Corp (ABRA.V) (ABBRF) (1AH.F) ("AbraPlata" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has, subject to regulatory approval, retained Venture Liquidity Providers Inc ("VLP") to initiate its market making service to provide assistance in maintaining an orderly trading market for the common shares of the company.

October 12: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher on the Day

Gold gained $4.40 to $1297.40 in Asia before it fell back to $1289.90 in late morning New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.02%. Silver rose to as high as $17.257 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

October 11: Gold and Silver Jump Higher After FOMC Minutes

Gold gained $2.80 to $1291.10 at about 9AM EST before it fell back to $1284.70 in early afternoon trade, but it then jumped back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.36%. Silver rose to as high as $17.23 and ended with a gain of 0.58%.

Golden Arrow Announces New Director Appointment

Alf Hills has over 35 years of international mine evaluation, development and operational experience. From 2006 to 2013, he was the CEO and a director of Kobex Minerals Inc. and its predecessor company, International Barytex Resources. Prior to that he spent 26 years with the Placer Dome group. He was involved in the development of the CIM Best Practice Guidelines for Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Estimates. Mr. Hills is registered as a Professional Engineer and is a graduate of the University of British Columbia in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering.

October 10: Gold and Silver Gain but Miners Fall

Gold gained $9.40 to $1294.20 in late morning New York trade before it fell back off into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.27%. Silver rose to as high as $17.245 and ended with a gain of 0.88%.

October 9: Gold and Silver Gain Roughly 1%

Gold gained $10 to $1284.90 in Asia before it edged back to $1279.60 in midmorning New York trade, but it then climbed to a new session high at $1285.20 in the last minutes of the day and ended with a gain of 0.78%. Silver rose to as high as $16.986 and ended with a gain of 1.07%.

October 6: Gold and Silver End Mixed on the Week

Gold edged up to $1270.20 in London before it fell back to $1260.80 in midmorning New York trade, but it then climbed to as high as $1275.30 by midday and ended with a gain of 0.49%. Silver rose to as high as $16.841 and ended with a gain of 1.02%.

October 5: Gold and Silver Fall Back Off Before Jobs Day

Gold waffled between $1273.30 and $1278.90 in Asia, but it then drifted back lower in London and New York and ended with a loss of 0.53%. Silver climbed up to $16.738 before it also fell back off, but it managed to close unchanged on the day.

October 4: Gold and Silver End Mixed in Quiet Trade

Gold gained $10.20 to $1282.10 by a little after 8AM EST before it fell back to $1270.80 in midmorning New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.28%. Silver climbed up to $16.885 before it dropped back to $16.554 and then also edged back higher at times, but it still ended with a loss of 0.12%.

Thoughtful Disagreement with Ted Butler

I will end with an offer. Monetary Metals has nearly 3 terabytes of data, containing every COMEX futures and spot metal price in both gold and silver going back 21 years. If you have another specific explanation of how JP Morgan manipulates the market (and which is not invalidated by the graphs above), let’s work to design an experiment. We are happy to query the appropriate data, and publish a graph or graphs that can confirm or disprove your hypothesis.

Safe Haven Silver To Outperform Gold In Q4 And In 2018

Since the beginning of 2017 the silver price has disappointed many investors. With a 5% gain so far in 2017, it has failed to match gold’s 11% gains this year. Both precious metals have ultimately performed below expectations given the positive macroeconomic and geopolitical backdrop. However, things are starting to look up for the industrial precious metal as industry observers believe it will outperform gold this quarter and into 2018.

October 3: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher

Gold waffled between $1268.40 and $1272.4 in Asia before it popped up to $1274.50 in early afternoon New York trade and then drifted back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.04%. Silver rose to as high as $16.66 and ended with a gain of 0.24%.

U.S. Mint Bullion Coin Sales Dip As Buyers Take Advantage Of Secondary Market

The U.S. Mint is on track for the lowest sales of American Eagle coins in almost a decade. The 2008 financial crisis began a historic ramp up in sales that lasted for years. 20,583,000 silver American Eagles sold that year, more than double the 2007 total of 9,028,036 coins.

Comex Silver "Deliveries" Surge In September

Though Comex metal "delivery" remains a sham and circle jerk where The Banks simply shuffle paper warehouse receipts and warrants, we thought the latest totals for September were noteworthy enough to bring them to your attention. Again, we've written about this on countless occasions and this post is not meant to imply that "the Comex is about to break" or that "there is a run on The Banks". Instead, September saw the continuation of two trends of which you need to be aware. Comex "deliveries" are up dramatically in 2017 and JPM continues to stand down.

October 2: Gold and Silver Fall But Miners Gain

Gold dipped $8.80 to $1271.20 in Asia before it bounced back to $1277.10 in late morning New York trade, but it then drifted back lower into the close and ended with a loss of 0.67%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.549 and ended with a loss of 0.36%.

Silvercorp Reports 2017 AGM Results

Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") (TSX/NYSE AMERICAN: SVM) is pleased to report that all matters placed before the shareholders at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held on Friday, September 29, 2017 were approved. A total of 97,309,713 common shares, representing 57.93% of the votes attached to all outstanding shares as at the record date for the meeting, were represented at the AGM. All of the matters submitted to the shareholders for approval as set out in the Company's Notice of Meeting and Information Circular, both dated August 10, 2017 , were approved by the requisite majority of votes cast at the AGM.

September 29: Gold and Silver Fall About 1% and 2% on the Week

Gold edged up to $1290.10 at about 8:45AM EST before it drifted back lower into the close, but it ended with a loss of just 0.5%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.632 and ended with a loss of 1.13%.

LBMA Silver Price Benchmark – Changes, but no Wider Participation

On 21 September, ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) announced that it will take over the administration of the daily LBMA Silver Price benchmark auction beginning Monday 2 October. This LBMA Silver Price auction is the successor to the former London Silver Fix auction. The auction takes the form of trading unallocated silver positions on an electronic platform. The resulting price from the daily auction provides a daily silver price reference rate or benchmark which is used widely throughout the global precious metals industry. It is also now a Regulated Benchmark, regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

September 28: Gold and Silver Bounce Higher

Gold saw slight losses in Asia, but it then chopped back higher in London and New York and ended near its late session high of $1288.70 with a gain of 0.2%. Silver rose to as high as $16.892 and ended with a gain of 0.54%.

September 27: Gold and Silver Fall Again

Gold fell $13.20 to $1282.70 in early New York trade before it bounced back higher at times, but it still ended with a loss of 0.93%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.679 and ended with a loss of 0.53%.

September 26: Gold and Silver Erase Yesterday’s Advance

Gold saw slight gains at $1313.40 in Asia before it fell back to $1293.50 in early afternoon New York trade and then bounced back higher at times, but it still ended with a loss of 1.11%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.777 and ended with a loss of 1.81%.

Santacruz Silver Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

"During the second quarter we have been successful in reducing our operating costs significantly while keeping on-track with our 2014 mine plan, in particular we have reduced our all-in sustaining cost per silver equivalent ounce sold by more than 28% from the first quarter of 2014,"

September 5: Gold and Silver Fall 1.44% on the Week

Gold jumped up to $1270.35 after the release of this morning’s jobs report before it drifted back lower in late morning trade, but it still ended with a gain of 0.47%. Silver spiked up to $19.163 before it dropped back to $19.04, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.63%.

September 10: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold fell $12.62 to as low as $1243.88 by early afternoon in New York before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.52%. Silver slipped to as low as $18.893 and ended with a loss of 0.58%.

September 12: Gold and Silver Fall About 3% on the Week

Gold waffled between $1232.25 and $1239.92 in Asia before it fell to as low as $1227.69 by early afternoon in New York, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of just 0.92%. Silver slipped to as low as $18.468 and ended with a loss of 0.32%.

September 22: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold dropped $7.77 to $1209.83 in early Asian trade before it bounced back to $1217.10 in London and then fell back to $1212.34 by a little after 11AM EST, but it then jumped to a new session high of $1219.42 by early afternoon in New York and ended with a loss of just 0.19%. Silver slipped to $17.354 in early Asian trade before it climbed back to $17.863 in New York, but it still ended with a loss of 0.5%.

$0 Silver: The Price Point of Liberty

A few years ago when silver was approaching the magical $50 resistance point, I wrote an article claiming $50 silver as the Price Point of Liberty. Today I realize their are two price points of Liberty, $50 and somewhere before the price of silver reaches $0. Range limited, managed silver prices have been kept below $50 since 1980, regardless of inflation or the asymptotic decline in silver production and the drastic decline in production grams-per-ton and the exorbitant increase in national debt.

Fortuna Reports Production of 1.8 Million Ounces of Silver and 9,751 Ounces of Gold for Third Quarter 2014

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM) (FVI.TO) (FVI) (F4S.F) today announces production figures from its two underground mines in Latin America, the San Jose mine in Mexico and the Caylloma mine in Peru. In the third quarter of 2014, the company delivered 1.8 million ounces of silver, 9,751 ounces of gold plus base metal by-products. Year to date, the company has delivered 5 million ounces of silver and 26,420 ounces of gold. With current production results, silver and gold productions should exceed annual guidance by 9 percent and 8 percent respectively.

Silver price-fixing lawsuits consolidated in Manhattan federal court

Lawsuits filed by investors since July over the alleged price-fixing were consolidated on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, following an order issued last Thursday by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, a special body of federal judges that decides when and where to consolidate related lawsuits.

SilverCrest Announces Record Q3 Production 385,251 Ounces Silver and 7,085 Ounces Gold

SilverCrest Mines Inc. (SVL.TO)(NYSE MKT:SVLC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce silver and gold production results for the third quarter ("Q3") of 2014 from its 100% owned Santa Elena Mine located in Sonora, Mexico. The Santa Elena Mine is in the process of finalizing the transition from an open pit heap leach to underground mining and milling operations.

October 16: Gold and Silver End Mixed As Stocks Stabilize

Gold saw slight gains in Asia and London before it dropped down to $1235.18 at about 9:15AM EST, but it then climbed back to $1244.35 by late morning in New York and ended with a gain of 0.14%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.21 and ended with a loss of 0.29%.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,229 down $2.00 on Monday. Asia and London took it up to $1,230.30. The euro is stronger this morning at $1.2735. The Fix was set $1,229.25 up $0.50 and in the euro at €964.572 down €2.263, while the euro stood stronger at $1.2744. The volumes of gold traded were one seller selling 30,000 ounces and three buyers buying 50,000 ounces before the pro-rata process kicked in. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was trading at $1,228.80 and in the euro at €965.01.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed at $1,198.70 down $12.50 on Thursday. Asia and London took down to $1,174. The euro is weaker this morning at $1.2560 on the day. The Fix was set $1,173.25 down $32.50 and in the euro at €933.447 down €24.638, while the euro stood weaker at $1.2569. The volumes of gold traded were two sellers selling 58,000 ounces and one buyer buying 38,000 ounces before the pro-rata process kicked in. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was trading at $1,774.1 and in the euro at €933.64.

U.S. Mint temporarily sold out of Silver Eagles amid huge demand

The U.S. Mint said on Wednesday it has temporarily sold out of its American Eagle silver bullion coins following "tremendous" demand in the past several weeks.

November 6: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks

Gold chopped around between $1142.22 and $1149.44 and ended with a gain of 0.1%. Silver rose to as high as $15.465 and ended with a gain of 1.11%.

SILVER SHORTAGE? What Does It Mean?

Mike Maloney clarifies the situation of US Mint Silver Eagle suspension in this must watch report. Hidden Secrets Of Money is a world-leading educational series that is sponsored by, and also based on the priciples of WealthCycles. It shows the evolution of gold and silver as money, and teaches the historical economic mistakes that all societies repeat.

First Majestic Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

The Company generated revenues of $40.8 million for the third quarter of 2014, a 39% decrease compared to the previous quarter primarily due to a temporary suspension of silver sales of approximately 934,000 silver ounces to maximize profit in response to a 19% decline in the price of silver during the quarter, and a 9% decrease in total production.

November 12: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold bounced between $1161.42 and $1169.72 in London before it dropped down to $1157.45 in early afternoon New York trade and then edged back higher in late trade, but it still ended with a loss of 0.49%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.569 and ended with a loss of 0.45%.

Silver Market Morning

The gold price closed up at $1,161.80 up from $1,160.10 in New York on Thursday. London took it down to $1,153 ahead of the Fix. It was Fixed at $1,154 down $7.00 and in the euro at €926.312 down €4.5, while the euro stood stronger at $1.2458. The volumes of net gold traded were two sellers selling 22,000 ounces and two buyers buying 36,000 ounces before the pro-rata process kicked in. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold was trading at $1,153.70 and in the euro at €926.18.

Excellon receives TSX OK for 5.2-million-share buyback

The company filed the NCIB program to allow for market purchases of the company's common shares. Pursuant to the terms of the NCIB program, Excellon shall be permitted to purchase common shares for cancellation through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange at the prevailing market price of the common shares.

MASSIVE INDIAN SILVER IMPORTS: Setting Up For Another Big Record Year

With the paper price of silver now below the break-even for the majority of the primary silver mining companies, India imported a massive 1,243 metric tons of silver in October alone. What is quite interesting about this figure is that it comes in at one metric ton shy of the previous record set in May, 2011 at 1,244 mt.

Liberty Dollar founder avoids imprisonment in sentencing

We have it only through a reliable intermediary that Liberty Dollar founder Bernard von Not Haus, convicted rather strangely almost four years ago of counterfeiting for issuing silver coins worth more than the originals they were supposed to be imitating, received a lenient sentence today from Judge Richard Voorhees in U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina -- six months of home confinement and three years of probation.

The Mother of all Bank Runs!

Do you remember seeing old pictures of the Great Depression which depicted "lines"? There were two types, bread lines and also lines to the front doors of banks. While we don't see any bread lines today, trust me, there are bread lines in every single state, and long ones at that. Nearly 50 million people in the U.S. survive on SNAP, EBT cards or whatever they are called in your state. Can you imagine the "confidence" it would instill if each day on your way to work you saw massive lines of people waiting for breakfast?

December 9: Gold and Silver Gain Over 2% and 4%

Gold climbed $29.19 to $1234.19 by late morning in New York before chopped back lower at times, but it still ended with a gain of 2.04%. Silver surged to as high as $17.205 and ended with a gain of 4.03%.

NEW UPDATE: Silver Eagle Sales Surpass 2013 Record At Nearly 43 Million

After the U.S. Mint updated its bullion figures on Monday, 2014 Silver Eagle sales reached a new annual record surpassing last years total by nearly 200,000. Not only was 2014 a banner year for world’s most sought after official coin, the Silver-Gold Eagle ratio also hit a new record high.

Gold Seeker Weekly Wrap-Up: Gold and Silver Gain Over 2% and 4% on the Week

Gold edged up to $1227.25 at about 5AM EST before it dropped back to $1216.39 over the next five hours of trade, but it then bounced back higher in late morning New York trade and ended with a loss of just 0.25%. Silver rose to as high as $17.205 before it also fell back off, but it ended with a loss of just 0.24%.

Silver gets blown out

iShares Silver Trust

The iShares Silver Trust is not a standard ETF. The Trust is not an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or a commodity pool for purposes of the Commodity Exchange Act. Shares of the Trust are not subject to the same regulatory requirements as mutual funds. Before making an investment decision, you should carefully consider the risk factors and other information included in the prospectus.

South American Silver Files First Quarter 2012 Financial Statements and MD&A and Project Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire -05/14/12)- South American Silver Corp. (SAC.TO)(SOHAF.PK) reports the release of its unaudited condensed interim consolidated financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2012 and the related management's discussion and analysis of financial position and results of operations ("MD&A"). The Company is also pleased to provide an update on the Malku Khota silver-indium project in Bolivia and the Escalones copper-gold project in Chile. In this press release, all amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise indicated.

Backwardation in Gold And Silver

On Monday, May 14, something happened that hasn’t happened since Dec of 2008. Two successive near-month precious metals futures contracts were in backwardation at the same time. To oversimplify, backwardation is when the price of a futures contract is lower than the price in the spot market.

May 21: Gold and Silver End Mixed

Gold fell $6.40 to $1585.00 at about 9:30AM EST, but it then chopped back higher midday and ended with a gain of 0.16%. Silver slipped to as low as $28.076 before it also bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.56%.

Silver Market Morning

New York closed higher at $1,559.50 and in London’s early morning rose to $1,563.55. The euro was slightly stronger in London at €1: $1.2582. It Fixed at $1,560.50 and in the euro at €1,240.658. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,560.32 and in the euro, €1,240.26 while the euro was at €1: $1.2582.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed against the flow of the euro, in New York at $1,564.80 and in London’s early morning fell to $1,560. The euro stood at €1: $1.2397 another 75 cents lower than yesterday. It continued to fall in London. Gold Fixed at $1,567.50 up $19 and in the euro at €1,262.077 up €17. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,566 and in the euro, €1,261.89 while the euro was at €1: $1.2410.

Perception and Propaganda

Today, we are experiencing a MAJOR inflection point in TPTB’s attempts to influence PERCEPTION with MONEY PRINTING and PROPAGANDA. This weekend’s impromptu “Spanish Bailout” was botched as badly as Facebook’s IPO, by the supposedly “top financial officials” of Europe. The “bailout” is nothing of the sort – simply €100 billion of PRINTED MONEY LOANS to insolvent Spanish banks, making them even more indebted as the Spanish economy collapses. Better yet, the money is supposed to come from the ESM – or European Stability Mechanism – which hasn’t yet been ratified by Germany!

A Blueprint to Kill JP Morgan’s Alleged Massive Manipulative Position in the Silver Futures Market

Our mission at SmartKnowledgeU, besides helping our clients to protect and grow their wealth in the face of the criminality of the global banking cartel, has always been, since day one, to also be a spark to reinstate a sound, gold-based monetary system. Bankers have released so much propaganda and deceit regarding the inability of our current fraudulent monetary system to return to a gold-based monetary system that I have written two books to be released this month and next that refutes the banker-created drivel and propaganda regarding the inapplicability of a gold-based system.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,626.20. The Fixing in London today was set at $1,623.5. In the euro it was set at €1,284.516. The changes since Friday have been slight, meaning the Greek election results have had little impact. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,624.12 and in the euro, €1,283.30 while the euro was at €1: $1.2651.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,627.40. The Fixing in London today was set at $1,628.50. In the euro it was set at €1,291.743. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,631.00 and in the euro, €1,293.73 while the euro was at €1: $1.2607.

Chink in the Armor

Today, the European contagion returned, as “official efforts” to juice markets – and thus, convince investors the Greek elections and FOMC dispatch were “bullish” – have FAILED. European markets imploded and the Dow fell 136 points, while gold, silver, and the HUI rose. This week’s “European summit” CANNOT and WILL NOT produce anything remotely constructive, with several nations – particularly, Spain and Italy – requesting bailouts despite no ratified mechanism – such as the European Stability Mechanism, which Germany has yet to approve. For the fifth time this year, PMs have risen while the Dow materially declined, demonstrating a major “chink in the armor” of TPTB, whom are desperate for investors to believe PMs are not safe havens. Which of course they are, as they have been for five millenia!

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +599,997.06 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +599,997.06 ounces

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,604.40 down $18.4. A quiet London pulled it back to $1,599.40 ahead of the a.m. Fixing. The morning Fix today was set at $1,591.75 and in the euro at €1,285.535, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2382 down over one cent. The euro stood at €1: $1.2378 after the Fix. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,593.00 in the middle and in the euro at €1,286.96.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,589.50 yesterday. Asia took it higher to $1,594ahead of London’s opening. London’s morning Fix today was set at $1,595.00 up $11 and in the euro at €1,296.853, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2299 up a cent on the dollar. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,594.75 in the middle and in the euro at €1,297.39.

Silver is looking over the edge...

Silver is looking over the edge of what looks like the "Grand Canyon" on the 1 year daily chart, see right hand side below. I have highlighted the past three month price action on the daily chart, see left hand side below. In the near term these trendlines in the recent price action are key reference areas for me.

SilverCrest Announces Q2 Production 139,850 Ounces Silver & 8,584 Ounces Gold

“Operations at the Santa Elena mine enjoyed a robust second quarter with silver and gold production comfortably in line with our 2012 production guidance. This is the third consecutive quarter that we have operated at full, planned production rates. The crusher throughput averaged approximately 3,494 tonnes per day for Q2, 2012, compared to a plan of 2,500 tonnes per day. The open pit tonnes and grades continue to track closely with our geological block models and open pit mine plan. Cash costs for the quarter are anticipated to be consistent with our guidance of $8.20 per silver equivalent ounce. As a result of the strong first half of the year and projected production for the second half, the Company anticipates meeting or exceeding its 2012 production guidance of 435,000 ounces of silver and 33,500 ounces of gold”.

July 23: Gold and Silver End Modestly Lower

Gold fell to as low as $1563.41 by about 8:45AM EST, but it then rallied back higher throughout the rest of the morning in New York and ended near its noontime high of $1580.30 with a loss of just 0.42%. Silver slumped to as low as $26.671 before it also rallied back higher and ended with a loss of just 1.14%.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,582.30 yesterday. London opened higher rising to Fix at $1,587.50 $14 higher as the euro recovered back over 1: €$1.21. In the euro it was Fixed at €1,309.386 up €9 on yesterday morning, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2124 up 30 cents. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,592.35 in the middle and in the euro at €1,310.63.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -66,421.358 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -66,421.358 ounces

August 10: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% on the Week

Gold fell $12 to $1605.70 in Asia, but it then rallied to as high as $1625.87 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.17%. Silver slipped to $27.613 in early New York trade before it surged back to $28.32, but it then drifted back lower in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of 0.4%.

August 24: Gold and Silver Gain Over 3% and 9% on the Week

Gold dropped $5.45 to $1662.55 in Asia, but it then rose to as high as $1673.36 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.05%. Silver climbed to as high as $30.712 and ended with a gain of 0.52%.

August 27: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged

Gold climbed up to $1676.74 in Asia, but it then fell back off in London and New York and ended with a loss of 0.35%. Silver surged to as high as $31.241 in Asia before it also fell back off, but it still ended with a gain of 0.03%.