At the start of the week, a troy ounce of .999 fine gold was trading at $1,813 per unit. Seven days later, gold rose 9.65% against the U.S. dollar to the current spot price of $1,988 per ounce. Gold’s rise comes at a time when confidence in the global banking system is at an all-time low, and five major banks have received bailouts. An ounce of fine silver also increased in value, rising more than 12% from $20.01 to $22.59 per ounce this week.
Gold and Silver Prices Surge Amid Banking Crisis and Expectations of a Dovish Fed
The price of gold is approaching the $2,000 per ounce mark after numerous U.S. and international banks showed signs of extreme weakness. The Federal Reserve lent banks
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