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Today’s Gold price per ounce Spot gold per gram rates spot silver prices mid-day update April 17, 2014

Today’s gold and silver contract trend review and precious metal market update April 17, 2014: Gold and silver contract prices moved higher during the last session as the stock market pressures increased. Economic data was mixed as the building permit numbers in the U.S. housing sector were much weaker than expected, again. This indicator has […]

EUC Today; Unemployment Benefit Extension Update 2014; Should jobless be weaned from federal aid?

Unemployment Extension News Review and Update April 17, 2014: Currently, policymakers in Congress debate the efficacy of another unemployment benefit extension. Will it ultimately solve the problems associated with unemployment in America? The Senate just passed another deal to extend unemployment benefits for America’s long term unemployed, but the bill has not made it to […]

Mortgage interest rates Today’s 30 and 15 year fixed home loan data via Freddie Mac; Housing Sector Update

Housing sector news review and mortgage rate update today April 17, 2014: The housing sector received a mixed bag of data during the last full market session. According to the Commerce Department, housing starts moved higher at their fastest pace so far this year. Starts increased 2.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 946,000 […]

Today’s Gold price per ounce Spot gold per gram price Spot silver per ounce rate review today April 17, 2014

Gold price and silver price precious metal news update today April 17, 2014: Gold and silver prices rose higher throughout the majority of the last full trading session and both contracts finished the session with floor prices on the positive side of break-even. Precious metal interest has steadied in recent days as worries associated with […]

Today’s Stock market Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, Nasdaq Index review and session update mid-day April 16, 2014

Stock Market News Review and stock composites trends mid-day today April 16, 2014: Trading volume is lower this week as investors begin to sideline for Easter break. Stock composites trends have been choppy. Earnings data, as well as recent economic data, has been mixed which has resulted in mixed insight regarding market direction. This week […]

Today’s Gold price per ounce and silver price per ounce Spot gold per gram and spot silver Rate review

Gold and silver precious metal rate review and market session news update today April 16, 2014 mid-day: Stocks bounced higher again during the last full trading session and precious metal gold and silver prices fell back. This last Tuesday was positive for stocks, as were the last handful of Tuesday’s. The positive stock momentum translated […]

EUC 2014; Unemployment Benefit Extension Deal; House and Senate lawmakers Consider Data

Today’s Unemployment Benefit News Review and Extension Deal Update April 16, 2014: Republican policy makers want current policy design to promote economic growth in the U.S. The idea here is that economic growth leads to more available jobs and, as a result, fewer Americans will be in need of long term unemployment benefits. The U.S. […]

Today’s Gold price per ounce Spot gold per gram price spot silver per ounce price precious metal news Update April 16, 2014

Gold price and silver price precious metal news review today April 16, 2014: Yesterday was deemed “turnaround Tuesday” for the stock market. After beginning the week by dropping off into the red, the primary stock indices rose above break-even last session to close the day with gains. Gold and silver contracts were not as fortunate. […]

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500 close review and stock market news update April 16, 2014

Today’s Stock market Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, S&P 500 close review and news update April 16, 2014: Despite a positive close to the opening trading session this week, the primary U.S. stock composites struggled to hold onto early gains but ultimately tracked higher during the latter half of the last full trading session. In […]

Today’s Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA S&P 500 Nasdaq stock trends and market session news update mid-day April 15, 2014

Stock market news review and stock composite trends mid-day today April 15, 2014: Stock futures were weaker this morning prior to opening bell. Stocks staged for the lower open after managing to rebound during the last full trading session. Economic news was positive and quarterly earnings helped to give investors a confidence boost to begin […]

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