Gold and Silver Report: Gold Prices Edge Lower Ahead of FOMC Meeting

by Christopher Freeburn | April 29, 2014 5:36 pm

Gold and Silver Report: Gold Prices Edge Lower Ahead of FOMC Meeting

Gold prices dipped for a second straight session on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve kicked off its two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting. The Fed has announced a $10 billion reduction in its monthly bond-buying at the conclusion of each of the last several meetings. Most analysts expect the Fed to announce another round of stimulus tapering tomorrow.

PreciousMetalsRecap Gold and Silver Report: Gold Prices Edge Lower Ahead of FOMC MeetingGold futures for June delivery slipped 0.2% to $1,296.30 per ounce on Tuesday, according to CME Group[1]. Gold prices were as high as $1,302 and as low as $1,286.10. Bullion closed in London at $1,297, according to BullionVault[2].

Silver futures for July delivery fell 8 cents at $19.54 per ounce. Tuesday’s high for silver was $19.63, while the low was $19.34.

Here’s how metal-based funds and mining stocks fared on Tuesday:

Gold and Silver Funds

Gold and Silver Mining ETFs

Gold Miners

Silver Miners

As of this writing, Christopher Freeburn did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. Adrian Ash of BullionVault[22] contributed to this report.

Endnotes:
  1. CME Group: http://www.cmegroup.com
  2. BullionVault: http://www.bullionvault.com
  3. GLD: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GLD
  4. IAU: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=IAU
  5. SLV: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SLV
  6. GDX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GDX
  7. GDXJ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GDXJ
  8. SIL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SIL
  9. AEM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AEM
  10. ABX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ABX
  11. EGO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=EGO
  12. GG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GG
  13. KGC: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=KGC
  14. NEM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NEM
  15. NG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NG
  16. AUY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AUY
  17. CDE: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CDE
  18. HL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=HL
  19. PAAS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PAAS
  20. SLW: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SLW
  21. SSRI: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SSRI
  22. BullionVault: http://www.bullionvault.com/

Source URL: http://investorplace.com/2014/04/gold-and-silver-prices-fomc/
Short URL: http://invstplc.com/1lvosV5