The Gold & Silver Morning Smackdown Is Back

Tyler Durden's picture

Despite NATO's warnings of Russian escalation in Ukraine, 8amET was a far bigger catalyst for precious metals this morning as the once ubiquitous morning meltdown is back. With gold relatively flat and Treasury yields down 10bps after a 60 point S&P surge, maybe this is catch-down but the heavy-volume plunge in Gold and Silver is notable in that USDJPY appeared to jerk higher at the same time.

 

Gold and silver appear to be dumping back to the same flush levels as copper and oil on the week

 

Heavy volumes flushing through futures...