GOLD

This morning Gold hit a high of $1,295.70 on Asian and Middle-East trading. In Europe and the U.S. we saw a little short-term profit taking, sending the Gold price down to $1,285.50 per ounce. At 11am PDT today, Gold is trading at $1,290 per ounce, up $2 on good volume.

SILVER

Silver hit a high of $18.66 per ounce when Gold rallied in early trading. For most of the trading day Silver has been above and below the $18.50 level. At 11am PDT today, Silver is down $0.02 per ounce, trading at $18.53 on normal volume.