Weekly Provident Report: July 20 – 24

Metals Performance – Gold spot price registered its fifth straight weekly decline last week after falling from $1135.52 to $1100.13 – a percentage dip of -3.1. Five is also how many years its been since gold prices have hit numbers this low. The yellow metal’s results were even more of a fall from last week’s 2.1 percent…

Weekly Provident Report: July 13 – 17

Metals Performance – The dip of precious metals spot prices continued last week after gold, silver, platinum and palladium all dropped more than 2 percent. Gold opened at $1164.78 and slid to $1135.52 (down 2.5%), and silver registered the second largest percentage fall of the week, sinking 4.5 percent – or 71 cents from $15.63 to $14.93…