When investing in any market, a good way to judge price movement in the future is to learn from the past.
The charts and bullion news links on this page are largely devoted to the precious metals market during the 2nd Quarter of 2012.
However, there are also articles about the general direction of the financial markets and current events that affected the market during the quarter.
Below the precious metals spot price charts, there is also, Commentary from the Professionals in the Precious Metals and Currency Markets
Gold Price Chart (Apr. 1st, 2011 - June 30th, 2012)
The Death Cross that formed in gold's price chart early in the 2nd quarter of 2012 was a helpful indicator to help investors deciding which direction the price of gold was heading.
The price of gold bottomed in mid-May at $1526.70 and started to
indicate a new direction for the price of gold indicating that bottom
resistance was increasing in price.
Gold Price Chart (Apr. 1st, 2012 - June. 30th, 2012)
Silver Price Chart (Apr. 1st, 2011 - June. 30th, 2012)
Silver's spot price for much of the 2nd quarter was trading sideways or
finding a new bottom.
However each time the silver price tested a new low, it was creating a bottom support spot price resistance level at $26.
Silver Price Chart (Apr. 1st, 2012 - June. 30th, 2012)
Platinum Price Chart (Apr. 1st, 2011 - June. 30th, 2012)
Platinum's 2nd quarter spot price was falling on low volume during the
first month of the quarter.
In early May of 2012, the 50MA fell below the 200MA creating a death cross which is usually a good indicator of lower prices in the future.
Platinum's spot price consolidates for the rest of the quarter and tests
two new lows first at $1387.10 in late May and $1385.30 at the end of
the 2nd quarter of 2012.
Platinum Price Chart (Apr. 1st, 2012 - June. 30th, 2012)
Palladium Price Chart (Apr. 1st, 2011 - June. 30th, 2012)
Palladium's spot price chart for the majority of the quarter was in
consolidation and testing lower prices for support.
In the 2nd quarter of 2012 palladium's spot price saw two lower highs and three lower lows in price.
Palladium Price Chart (Apr. 1st, 2012 - June. 30th, 2012)
The charts above are provided by the courtesy of www.stockcharts.com.
The Quarterly News starts with the end of the quarter articles, first.
The Headlines without links, had the link removed from its original source; the Headlines was kept on the page due to relevancy.
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