Fresh selling sees gold price end September down 6% vs historical average gain of 3%, silver tanks 13%, platinum drops 9% and palladium collapses 15% over the course of the month.
For thousands of years of development as a species, humans never really needed to understand the real meaning behind big, unreachable numbers such as billions or trillions.
Experts don't expect gains to last for long.
Countercyclical investors sitting on $8 billion unspent funds have been waiting for clear signs of a market bottom. The wait may well be over.
The ironic thing is that futures speculators fantastic Q2 2013 gold-downside bet hasn’t worked very well since then.
It has given 20% to 20 local groups, 3% to black entrepreneurs and managerial employees, and another 3% to historically disadvantaged South African staff.
There's a history there of course. Just ask Mick Davis.
Palladium drops sharply from 13-year highs. Sister metal platinum close to wiping out 2014 gains.
But platinum slide continues despite Ukraine escalation.
Capital raising for exploration up more than 32%.
Supply fears have pushed prices higher, but industry worries are shifting to softening demand.
It hit $900 a troy ounce for the first time since 2001.
Experts claim ban is unlikely to have a significant impact on the country's coal consumption in the short term.
Still only 2% of global spending on infrastructure projects according to new report.
China produces 20 million vehicles a year and has to double the average palladium load to catch up with US emissions standards.
Platinum and palladium were also dragged higher by gold.
We didn’t see a lot of large moves.
The United States’ duplicative permitting process is a deterrent to investors.
Smart money playing catchup after three weeks of gold price gains add record number of net long positions for the week to 12.1 million ounces.
New report says risks to supply remain substantial.
Palladium falls 2% while platinum retreats to pre-strike levels.
Unions representing 70,000 workers and the three largest platinum mines in the world reach wage deal to end almost 5-month long strike.
Orbiting spacecraft could be refuelled with water taken from asteroids—but some experts doubt the economics.
A surge in ETF buying lights fire under palladium futures while platinum jumps past pre-strike levels .
South Africa's mines minister quits mediation role after latest negotiations to end more than 4-month old strike go nowhere.
South Africa's new mines minister sees agreement to end 4-month strike by end of the week.
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