Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ, discusses the demand and supply issues in precious metals like platinum, palladium and gold.» Read More
NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 19- Gold erased initial gains to end flat on Monday as rising U.S. equities decreased bullion's appeal as a hedge, sending the metal below the key $1,300- an-ounce level. Platinum climbed, extending last week's gain, its strongest performance in six weeks, on supply worries due to strikes at South African mines.
James Steel, chief precious metals analyst at HSBC, discusses how inflation and commodity indices affects the price of oil and the knock on impact on gold.
*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.
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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The Fast Money traders provide their plays on Merck, Microsoft and Best Buy. And Rick Rule, Sprout Asset Management, explains why he thinks gold prices are due for a "technical recovery."
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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