Steep price losses for gold, silver as greenback gains

Steep price losses for gold, silver as greenback gains

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( Kitco News ) – Gold and silver futures prices are solidly lower in early U.S. trading Wednesday. The precious metals are again being pressured by a stronger U.S. dollar index on this day. Much to the consternation of the bulls, the safe-haven metals can’t catch a bid at mid-week despite the keener risk aversion in the marketplace. Once again the shorter-term gold futures traders are paying more attention to the daily movements of the U.S. dollar index. December gold futures were last down $21.50 at $1,890.20 and December Comex silver was last down $0.62 at $23.97 an ounce.

Global stock markets were mixed but mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are set to open the New York […]

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