Gold Settled $15.00 Higher ... ($1786.50)

Today's April Gold Futures traded a very tight and subdued $16.20 range as traders and investors continued to use the precious metals as their safe haven currency of choice.

The geo-political tensions concerning Iran and the West continue remain heated and causing speculation that the situation will continue to intensify. The fear of a warring environment has pushed the t price of April crude Oil Futures over $108 per barrel as of this post. There are investor and global concerns that any escalation in the Iranian region will hamper production as well as transportation of Crude Oil. Some news sources have reported that the Iranian government is continuing there enrichment process of uranium in an underground bunker in order to protect and achieve their mission of nuclear capability. *KEEP AN EYE ON THIS!

The U.S Department of Labor reported Initial Jobless Claims to be 351,000 better than the 355,000 that was projected.

ECONOMIC DATA 2/24

EXPORT SALES..............7:30 AM. CST.

NEW HOME SALES......... 9:00 AM.CST

MY SWING NUMBERS

APRIL GOLD

RESISTANCE # 2............ $1799.00

RESISTANCE # 1.............$1793.00

PIVOT........................... $1783.00

SUPPORT # 1..................$1777.00

SUPPORT # 2..................$1767.00

VOLUME.........................176, 000

MARCH SILVER

RESISTANCE # 2..............$36.52

RESISTANCE # 1..............$36.05

PIVOT............................ $35.14

SUPPORT # 1..................$34.66

SUPPORT # 2..................$33.76

VOLUME.........................62,000

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