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US Mint Coin Sales YTD: Gold Weaker and Silver Stronger
Sales of gold Eagle and Buffalo coins by the US Mint have been very slow this year.  Year to date sales are down 58% from 2013 and 7% from 2012.  Gold coin sales in April 2013 we exceptional.  Sales have not been this slow since 2008.  Is demand weak or sup...

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US Mint Coin Sales YTD: Gold Weak and Silver Strong
Sales of gold Eagle and Buffalo coins by the US Mint are off to a very slow start in 2014.  Year to date sales are down 46% from 2013.  Gold coin sales have not been this slow to start a year since 2008.  Is demand weak or supply constrained?  Sales are off...

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COMEX Gold Futures: 2,642 Apr-2014 contracts settled on the first day!
More April contracts file than Feb contracts On Monday 6,015 contracts filed which is slightly more than the 5,920 Feb-2014 contracts that filed on first notice day.   Surprisingly almost all 6,486 of the open interest from last Friday filed on Monday.  And...

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COMEX Gold Futures: April Open Interest Still less than February's
OI for Apr-2014 Lower than that for Feb-2014 Contract The April and February Gold futures contracts are very popular on the COMEX.  As of last Friday, open interest (OI) in the Apr-2014 contract is 6,473 contracts.  There is 1 more weekday until first notic...

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COMEX Gold Futures: April Open Interest less than February's
The April and February Gold futures contracts are very popular on the COMEX.  As of last Friday, open interest (OI) in the Apr-2014 contract is 126,502 contracts.  There are 6 more weekdays until first notice.  In January  with 6 more days until first notic...

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COMEX Gold Futures: April Open Interest 10% more than Feb OI
The April and February Gold futures contracts are very popular on the COMEX.  As of last Friday, open interest (OI) in the Apr-2014 contract is 170,323 contracts.  There are 11 more weekdays until first notice.  In January  with 11 more days until first not...

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COMEX Feb-2014 Gold Contract Delivery: 383,200 ounces settle; 65% of first notice day
5,920 Feb-2014 contracts filed for delivery on first notice day January 31st.  3,832 contracts settled by delivery and the remaining 2,088 contracts were 'lost' to the process and settled by other means.   Refer to my previous posts on this topic for  more ...

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COMEX Feb-2014 Gold Contract Delivery: 341 contracts to go - Weekly Update
5,920 Feb-2014 contracts filed for delivery on first notice day January 31st.  As of last Friday, 3,639 have been settled and 1,940 have been 'lost' to delivery.  The trend looks very similar to the last major delivery contract month of Dec-13.   Refer to m...

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COMEX Feb-2014 Gold Contract Delivery: 746 contracts to go - Weekly Update
5,920 Feb-2014 contracts filed for delivery on first notice day January 31st.  As of last Friday, 3,286 have been settled and 1,888 have been 'lost' to delivery.  The trend looks very similar to the last major delivery contract month of Dec-13.   Refer to m...

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COMEX Feb-2014 Gold Contract Delivery: 1,760 contracts to go
5,920 Feb-2014 contracts filed for delivery on first notice day January 31st.  As of last Friday, 2,549 have been settled and 1,611 have been 'lost' to delivery.  The trend looks very similar to the last major delivery contract month of Dec-13.   As expecte...
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