*Gold hits lowest since Jan. 10, below $1,230/ oz. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 12- Gold slumped to an eight-month low on Friday, dropping 1 percent as a lack of physical and investment demand and widespread commodities losses weighed on bullion. Gold's losses also pressured silver and platinum group metals, with platinum hitting a 2014 low earlier in the session.» Read More
*Gold posts for 0.3 percent weekly increase. NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 16- Gold fell on Friday as encouraging U.S. housing data weighed on its appeal as a hedge against economic weakness, while platinum notched its biggest weekly gain in a month and a half as strikes in South Africa continued.
*Gold holds overnight losses after strong U.S. data. SINGAPORE, May 16- Gold struggled below $1,300 an ounce on Friday as U.S. jobs and factory data indicated brighter prospects for the economy, hurting the metal's appeal as an investment hedge.
LONDON, April 7- Holdings of the world's largest platinum-backed exchange-traded fund, Johannesburg's NewPlat ETF, breached 1 million ounces for the first time last week, data from the fund showed, as a strike in the South African platinum sector prompted new buying.
NEW YORK, April 1- U.S. retail investors have raced to scoop up the government's newly launched platinum coins, data shows, as industrial metals prices outperformed bullion, a long-time favorite among collectors. Platinum held by the world's major exchange-traded funds was currently at their highest level in at least four years, Reuters data showed.
Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses metal commodities and says gold should rally if tapering does not start soon.
Han Pin Hsi, Global Head of Commodities Research at Standard Chartered tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks platinum will outperform gold.
Greg Johnson, President & CEO of Prophecy Platinum, talks about the rise in platinum prices and the impact of mining labor unrest in South Africa.
Kevin Book of ClearView Energy and Edmund Moy of Morgan Gold discuss the metals meltdown, as gold dips below $1,200 and oil edges down.
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Thomas Vitiello, Aurum Options Strategies, shares his metal strategy as the sell-off continues in gold, silver, and platium this morning.
Phil Silverman, Managing Partner of Kingsview Capital, explains why to wait on gold and silver plays as equities hit all-time highs.
Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks silver and platinum are better bets than gold.
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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on how the metals market is closing for the day.
Nick Trevethan, Senior Commodities Strategist at ANZ Research says the recent labor unrest in South Africa will push prices higher on mining services. He predicts gold could reach the 1,890 level.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports President Obama's State of the Union address called for more government spending and reconstruction, which is supportive of copper, platinum and palladium.
Nicholas Brooks, head of research and investment strategy at ETF Securities, tells CNBC how supply side factors are fueling high commodity prices, particularly for copper, platinum and palladium.
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The Futures Now team discuss the trade on industrial metals versus precious metals.