Gold trades near 6-week low

  By Nicholas Larkin, Bloomberg Gold traded near a six-week low in New York as investors weighed the case for the Federal Reserve to continue … [Read more...]

Biggest platinum companies say stricken workers seek strike end

By Andre Janse van Vuuren, Bloomberg   Workers striking at the South African operations of the world’s largest platinum producers want to … [Read more...]

Fuel-Cell Boom Hampered by Need for Platinum, GE Says – Bloomberg

By Marc Roca General Electric Co. (GE) studied fuel cells and determined the technology is too dependent on platinum to be more than a niche … [Read more...]

What are Russian sanctions doing to platinum, palladium?

Yesterday, gold snapped its five session winning streak as speculators took profits as tensions over Ukraine abated somewhat. European Union foreign … [Read more...]

Mid-Week Market Update: Gold rises after weak U.S. data; supply worry lifts platinum | Reuters

Investors bought gold after data showed U.S. private employers added fewer workers than expected in February and services sector growth hit a … [Read more...]

Platinum demand and price set to rally in 2015, Says HSBC

The prices of Platinum witnessed steady fall during the past six months, falling all the way from levels as high as $1,550 per oz down to $1,420 per … [Read more...]

4 Uses of Platinum: An Overview

While platinum is probably most widely known for being used to make jewelry, it also has a broad range of other possible uses. Below is an overview of … [Read more...]

Technically Speaking with Jim Wyckoff

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Frank Holmes: Platinum and Palladium “Look Extremely Compelling” – Video

Frank Holmes, CEO of US Global Investors, says the growing demand for fuel-efficient cars, along with supply disruptions, will cause platinum-group … [Read more...]

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies off 1-month high after U.S. payroll data | Reuters

  * Markets digest Friday's U.S. jobs numbers * Premiums ease in China, India after price rally * Platinum hits two-month high at $1,438.24/oz … [Read more...]

Gold set for Goldilocks 2014 with 4% growth | Resource Investor

Austin Kiddle of Sharps Pixley offers his forecast on what's in store for precious metals in 2014. GOLD (COMEX:GCG14) High: $1,350Average: $1,274 … [Read more...]

Platinum and Palladium Outlook: Gains to Come in 2014

Summary: Financial experts are anticipating a big year for platinum and palladium markets as strong industrial demand and a growing supply deficit … [Read more...]

Prepare for Precious Metals to Lift Off

Summary: With the end of the year in sight, David H. Smith, senior analyst at The Morgan Report, encourages investors to get rid of the weakest mining … [Read more...]

The Platinum Series: Platinum as an Investment (Infographic)

Summary: This handy infographic from the Visual Capitalist explores the investment side of platinum and compares it to gold and other types of assets. … [Read more...]

China’s pollution control plan may hurt coal, but support palladium: Deutsche Bank

Summary: New pollution standards being implemented in China may have a positive effect for palladium according to analysts at Deutsche Bank. As the … [Read more...]

Platinum, Palladium Favored, UBS’s Morgan Says

Summary:  UBS commodities analyst Daniel Morgan explains in this Bloomberg interview how any tapering of stimulus by the Fed would remove much of the … [Read more...]

David Franklin: Is Platinum the New Gold?

Summary: In an interview with The Metals Report, Sprott Asset Management strategist David Franklin says increasing demand from auto manufacturers in … [Read more...]

A Look at Platinum Mining in Russia

Summary: Russia is the second largest producer of platinum in the world with 26,000 kilograms being mined each year. South Africa is the only nation … [Read more...]

Platinum-To-Gold Ratio Back Above 1

Summary:  If we compare the year-to-date performance of 10 major commodities, we find that 7 are down on the year while 3 are up. Gold, silver, … [Read more...]

Gold Drops to Three-Week Low on Stimulus Bets; Palladium Falls

Gold market update for Tuesday, June 18: Gold has dropped to a 3-4 week low as investors eagerly await comments from the Fed and its latest policy … [Read more...]

Analytical Charts for Gold, Silver and Platinum and Palladium

Summary: As of this writing, gold currently stands at $1366, or a 4-week low. According to technical charts from Jim Wyckoff and Kitco, the gold bears … [Read more...]

Platinum Buying Quickens as Gold Allure Diminishes: Commodities

Summary: Data compiled by Bloomberg shows the stark differences between the current gold and platinum/palladium markets. Just this year for example, … [Read more...]

Palladium ETF Boosted by Continued Deficit Fears

Summary: While most precious metals were down earlier this week, palladium was up on supply deficit concerns. Growing demand for auto catalysts in the … [Read more...]

Platinum, Palladium Price Forecasts: Johnson Matthey Too Bullish?

Summary: According to a recent report from Johnson Matthey, both platinum and palladium are poised to go much higher for the rest of 2013. This … [Read more...]

Platinum output dives 13% in 2012

Summary: In its annual market review, Johnson Matthey is reporting platinum production fell by an astounding 13% in 2012. The major source of the … [Read more...]

Platinum, palladium set to gain on supply squeeze

Summary. Surging demand, especially in India's jewelry sector, coupled with tight supplies is leading Johnson Matthey to forecast a strong 2013 for … [Read more...]

Why Platinum and Palladium Should Continue To Outperform

Summary: Platinum and palladium are being rocked by real supply concerns. This is core reason why many expect the two PGM metals to outperform gold … [Read more...]

Friday’s Analytical Charts for Gold, Silver and Platinum and Palladium

Summary: In Friday's chart update, Jim Wyckoff and Kitco crunches the latest market moves. In gold, bears have a solid near-term advantage, especially … [Read more...]

Gold Heads for Weekly Drop as Jobs Data Adds to Recovery Signs

Gold market update for Friday, May 10. After a strong rally in late April and early May, gold is set for its first weekly loss since the disastrous … [Read more...]

Friday’s Analytical Charts for Gold, Silver and Platinum and Palladium

Summary: Technical charts from Jim Wyckoff at Kitco gives us a glimpse of where things may be headed for gold, silver, platinum and palladium. Gold … [Read more...]