From Chris Mullen at GoldSeek.com...
Gold Bullion and silver rose $16.40 and $0.27 per ounce respectively early Monday to reach as high as $958.00 and $13.38 by late trade in Asia.
Both metals then fell back off in London, recording losses of $11.05 and $0.40 each, before rallying in the last few hours of US trade while world stock markets slumped.
Closing New York with a loss of just 0.3% and 0.5%, however, both Gold Prices and silver then fell again in after-hours “access” trade.
The Gold Price in Dollars dropped 1.5% from Friday's finish, nearing a 3-week low. The Gold Price in Euros ended Monday some €10 lower per ounce at €736.
Platinum lost $8.50 to $1066.50,and copper lost a couple of cents to about $1.51.
Gold Mining and silver equities fell over 7% by late morning in New York, bouncing but sliding back again as the rout in the major indices spread.
Oil fell over 10%, Treasury bonds climbed, and the US Dollar index rose to its highest in almost three years as the Dow and S&P plunged over 4% to their lowest levels since 1997.
Today's US data releases pegged Personal Income growth for Jan. at 0.4%, well ahead of the 0.2% drop expected.
Prices rose 0.1% month-on-month, while Personal US Spending jumped 0.6% from Dec.'s 1.0% drop.
Tuesday at 10:00 EST brings the Pending US Home Sales report for Jan., expected at -3.5%.