Gold Settles $9.80 Higher ... ($1759.30)

Today's April Gold Futures covered a very uneventful $20.50) as traders may be waiting on Friday's Unemployment data before planning their trading strategies. Today the Department of Labor released the Initial Jobless Claims data and it was a better number than expected. It was 367,000 and better than the projected 371,000. Also Ben Bernanke testified in front of House Budget Committee and stated that he sees the U.S economy showing moderate improvement and that the recovery has been frustratingly slow and is concerned that the fragility in the European Union may harm the U.S economy. Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble had harsh comments for Greece regarding their debt commitments. Schaeuble stated that Greece has not done enough to boost their competitiveness and that Greece must fulfill its commitments and added We can't throw money into a bottomless pit....There are still global concerns regarding the enrichment of uranium by Iran. Israel estimated that Iran has the capability to make 4 atomic bombs presently and will have the capability for a nuclear bomb within a year. Traders must continue to eye this region.

ECONOMIC DATA 2/3

Unemployment ................7:30 AM.CST.

MY SWING NUMBERS 2/3

APRIL GOLD

RESISTANCE # 2..............$1775.00

RESISTANCE # 1..............$1767.00

PIVOT........................... .$1755.00

SUPPORT # 1..................$1747.00

SUPPORT # 2..................$1735.00

VOLUME.........................125,000

MARCH SILVER

RESISTANCE # 2..............$34.89

RESISTANCE # 1..............$34.53

PIVOT.............................$33.99

SUPPORT #1...................$33.64

SUPPORT #2...................$33.10

VOLUME.........................40,000

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