Gold Recovers on Weaker U.S. Economic Data

by Christopher Freeburn | November 14, 2012 5:11 pm

PreciousMetalsRecap Gold Recovers on Weaker U.S. Economic Data[1]Gold rose as investors mulled weaker-than-expected U.S. retail sales in October[2], rising violence around Syria and continued delays in implementing Greece’s latest bailout.

Gold futures for December delivery rose to $1,730.10 on Wednesday, according to CME Group[3]. Gold traded as high as $1,733.30 and as low as $1,717.60. Gold bullion closed in London at $1,728, according to BullionVault[4].

Silver futures for December delivery increased to $32.88 per ounce. Wednesday’s high for silver was $32.90, while the low was $32.37.

Gold and silver funds were mostly stationary in Wednesday trading.

Gold and silver mining ETFs retreated during the day.

Gold mining shares moved lower on Wedesday, with NovaGold Resources (NYSE:NG[11]) falling the most.

Silver mining shares retreated on Wednesday.

As of this writing, Christopher Freeburn did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. Adrian Ash of BullionVault[24] contributed to this report.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/PreciousMetalsRecap.gif
  2. U.S. retail sales in October: http://investorplace.com/2012/11/blame-sandy-for-sagging-retail-sales/
  3. CME Group: http://www.cmegroup.com
  4. BullionVault: http://www.bullionvault.com
  5. GLD: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GLD
  6. IAU: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=IAU
  7. SLV: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SLV
  8. GDX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GDX
  9. GDXJ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GDXJ
  10. SIL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SIL
  11. NG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NG
  12. AEM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AEM
  13. ABX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ABX
  14. EGO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=EGO
  15. GG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GG
  16. KGC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=KGC
  17. NEM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NEM
  18. AUY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AUY
  19. CDE: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CDE
  20. HL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=HL
  21. PAAS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PAAS
  22. SLW: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SLW
  23. SSRI: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SSRI
  24. BullionVault: http://www.bullionvault.com/

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