Gold Gained Early Monday

Gold Gained Early Monday

Gold futures gained early Monday, trading near the highest level in almost nine years, as the metal reasserted itself as a hedge against uncertainty from both the coronavirus pandemic and the global economy. Continue reading…


Gold Up On Lower PPI

Gold Up On Lower PPI

Gold up on lower than expected Producer Price Index (PPI). This morning’s uptick follows a steady overnight climb as risk aversion fades and the yellow metal heads for its fifth straight weekly rise after surging to the highest level in almost nine years on Wednesday. Continue reading…


Appointments Required

Appointments Required

The state of Texas is reporting a marked increase in Covid-19 cases.

In an effort to protect you and our employees as much as possible, effective immediately, we request that dealers schedule an appointment prior to arriving to pick up or drop off. To make an appointment, please call 800-375-4653, ext. 8014. This extension is monitored by four employees who will be available to assist you in scheduling every weekday from 8 am – 4:30 pm CDT. Continue reading…


American Eagle 2020 YTD Sales

American Eagle 2020 YTD

The following chart includes the year to date totals for Gold and Silver American Eagle 2020 YTD Sales from the U.S. Mint as of 5pm on July 9th. The chart below also shows the difference in sales from the last report on June 26, 2020.

Dillon Gage is authorized to purchase gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion directly from the U.S. Mint, as well as all the world’s major mints.
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Gold Pierced $1,800

Gold Pierced $1,800

Gold pierced $1,800 an ounce yesterday, then overnight hit its highest level since 2011, amid continued uncertainty about the state of the coronavirus pandemic and speculation that central banks would do more to boost the global economy. Continue reading…


Trading & Refining Hours

While celebrating our nation’s liberty, we will observe the following hours:

Friday, July 3rd:

  • Trading room and refinery – Closed
  • FizTrade™ Electronic Trading – Open until NOON CDT*

Have a happy and safe Fourth of July!

*Subject to change without notice. Hours are dependent upon Globex Market hours.


Gold Hit 8-year Peak

Gold Hit 8-year Peak

Gold hit 8-year peak on Wednesday with spot gold at its highest since early October 2012 (at $1,788.96) after gold futures settled above $1,800 an ounce in the previous session, the first close above that threshold since 2011. Continue reading…


Gold Edges Toward $1,800

Gold Edges Toward $1,800

Gold edges toward $1,800, rising early Monday, heading for its best quarter since 2016, as cases of the coronavirus around the world topped 10 million, spurring an investor flight to safety. Continue reading…


Gold Neared Eight-Year High

Gold Neared Eight-Year High

Gold neared eight-year high overnight as investors sought a safe haven against a possible second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, but the yellow metal has now backed off a tad on profit-taking. Continue reading…


Checking In on Platinum

Checking In on Platinum
How has Platinum weathered the storm?

When we last checked in on platinum back in the fall of 2019, the beleaguered metal was just embarking on its comeback tour and headed towards a bright 2020. So, given the volatility of this year’s events so far, how has platinum fared? Let’s look at what’s changed in platinum’s demand, supply, and price since last year. Continue reading…


Gold Steady on Coronavirus Fears

Gold Steady on Coronavirus Fears

Gold steady on coronavirus fears, little changed early Friday as talk of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic sent investors to the yellow metal as a safe haven, while a stronger dollar kept a lid on prices. Continue reading…


Gold steady above $1,700

Gold steady above $1,700

Gold steady above $1,700, but under pressure from a stronger dollar and strengthening U.S. stock market, while supported by continued uncertainty about the economy and the coronavirus. Continue reading…


Gold Still Above $1700

Gold Still Above $1700

Gold still above $1700, even after slipping early Monday, as the dollar hovered close to a more than one-week high. The yellow metal then fell a bit further as the U.S. stock markets prepare to open significantly down on fears of a second Covid-19 wave. This morning’s decline follows gold’s best week since April. Continue reading…


Gold Rises Ahead of Fed

Gold Rises Ahead of Fed

Gold rises ahead of Fed statement, edging higher for a third day Wednesday as the dollar fell and investors await word from Federal Reserve policymakers for signs of an economic recovery. Continue reading…


Dillon Gage, Equity Trust Provide IRA Opportunity

Dillon Gage, Equity Trust Provide IRA Opportunity
The Easiest Way to Add Physical Gold to IRAs

ADDISON, Texas (June 9, 2020) – Dillon Gage, the world leader in precious metals trading and technology, and Equity Trust Company, a leading custodian of self-directed IRAs, are joining forces to provide individual retirement account (IRA) holders with an unprecedented opportunity to invest in physical gold as an asset. Continue reading…


Gold’s Rebound Nears $1,700

Gold's Rebound Nears $1,700

Gold’s rebound nears $1,700, coming off a one-month low early Monday after slipping 3.9% last week on surprisingly positive U.S. employment data. Investors now awaiting further economic signals including Fed Chairman Powell’s press conference this Wednesday. Continue reading…


Gold Drops On ADP Payroll

Gold drops on ADP payroll

Gold drops on ADP payroll data showing better than expected numbers. Earlier Wednesday, the yellow metal had slipped when equities rallied as the world continued to reopen after coronavirus lockdowns. Continue reading…


Gold Slips On Uncertainty

Gold Slips On Uncertainty

After rising in the early hours, gold slips on uncertainty as investors struggle to interpret the wave of protests in America. The yellow metal’s appeal as a safe haven grew after America’s cities erupted in riots and looting over the weekend. However, U.S. stocks opened relatively flat looking for third monthly advance. Continue reading…


Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day 2020

Dillon Gage trading room and refinery will be closed Monday, May 25th, in honor of Memorial Day. FizTrade.comTM electronic trading, will be open*:

  • Sunday, May 24th: 5 pm Central Time (CDT) through Monday, May 25th at Noon CDT
  • Monday, May 25th: Reopens 5 pm CDT and continues normal hours

Have a safe Memorial Day Weekend.

*Subject to change without notice. Hours are dependent upon Globex Market hours.


Gold Strong On Global Tensions

Gold Strong On Global Tensions

Gold strong on global tensions as the yellow metal’s safe haven attracts investors spooked by mounting stresses between China and the U.S., a Beijing plan for a new national security law in Hong Kong and the continued economic collapse triggered by coronavirus-related lock owns. Continue reading…


Gold Rose As Safe Haven

Gold Rose As Safe Haven

Early Wednesday, gold rose as safe haven attributes attracted investors who fled to the yellow metal amid doubts about a potential vaccine and concerns about the global economy. Continue reading…


Gold Off Seven-Year High

Gold Off Seven-Year High

Gold off seven-year high on profit taking as investors turn hopeful eyes to latest vaccine news. Gold had climbed to the highest level in more than seven years earlier Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the economic downturn triggered by coronavirus-related lockdowns could last through the end of next year. Continue reading…


Gold Reacts Little To Unemployment

Gold Reacts Little To Unemployment

Gold reacts little to  unemployment data after the Labor Department reported that the unemployment level hit it highest level since 1931 in April as the economy cratered because of coronavirus-related lockdowns.

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Gold Slipped This Morning

Gold Slipped this morning

Gold slipped this morning below $1,700 after digesting the latest U.S. payroll data that, while sobering, did not hit the expected drop.

Private payrolls in April fell by more than 20 million. While this is the worst drop in the ADP survey history, it is not as bad as the estimated 22 million drop. Continue reading…


Gold Up on China Tensions

Gold Up on China Tensions

Gold up on China tensions after dropping near $1,700 in the early market hours on a strengthening dollar. The deepening rift between the U.S. and China continued to boost gold through the morning. Continue reading…


Gold Slips on Q1 GDP

Gold Slips on Q1 GDP

Gold slips on Q1 GDP report this morning, after edging higher early Wednesday. The GDP gave its first negative reading since the first quarter of 2014, though not as bad as the worst of the financial crisis. Markets now look toward the Federal Reserve monetary-policy announcement this afternoon for information on how the economy is responding to coronavirus lockdowns. Continue reading…


Gold Trying To Hold

Gold Trying To Hold

Gold trying to hold against a positive open in U.S. Stock markets this morning. It was little changed early Monday after the Bank of Japan announced stimulus measures and equities rallied, pressuring the yellow metal, but it continued to receive a boost from continued fears about the economic recession triggered by the novel coronavirus. Continue reading…


Gold Hangs On To Gains

Gold Hangs On To Gains

Gold hangs on to gains after the latest data shows a mixed picture of the U.S. manufacturing sector.

New orders for key American-made capital goods rose in March. The rise surprised economists and the gains are not expected to be sustainable amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Meanwhile, U.S. durable goods orders sank 14.4% for March, much more than the expected 11.9% drop. Gold shrugged off both the good and bad news. Continue reading…


Gold Holding Near $1,700

Gold Holding Near $1,700

Gold holding near $1,700 as oil tanks, raising concerns about the depth of economic slowdown and in turn, hitting the price of energy stocks. U.S. Stock markets all down at the open, with the Dow slumping over 400 points at the bell. Continue reading…


Gold falls on profit taking

Gold falls on profit taking

Gold falls on profit taking early Wednesday after the yellow metal surged to its highest level in more than seven years on Tuesday. But losses were limited in the safe-haven asset because of fears of a deep and protracted recession. Continue reading…


Gold Slips on Profit Taking

Gold Slips on Profit Taking

Gold slips on profit taking, but stays above $1,700. Gold fell on profit taking early Monday after the yellow metal climbed above the $1,700-an-ounce threshold late last week and held there amid continued concern about the spread of the novel coronavirus and its effect on the economy. Continue reading…


Happy Easter

Easter Holiday Hours

A happy and safe holiday from the Dillon Gage family to yours!

Below are our Easter weekend holiday hours.

Trading room and refinery hours:

  • Thursday, April 9th – Close at 4:00pm Central Time
  • Friday, April 10th – Closed
  • Saturday, April 11th – Closed
  • Sunday, April 12th – Closed
  • Monday, April 13th – Open 7:30am Central Time

FizTrade™ electronic trading hours:

  • Thursday, April 9th – Close at 4:00pm Central Time
  • Friday, April 10th – Closed
  • Saturday, April 11th – Closed
  • Sunday, April 12th – Open at 5:00pm Central
  • Monday, April 13th – Resume normal hours

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Gold Steady Ahead of ISM Numbers

Gold Steady Ahead of ISM

Gold steady ahead of ISM numbers as investors awaited the release of U.S. manufacturing data for March for signs of how badly the coronavirus has affected the world’s largest economy. The yellow metal didn’t react when the ADP employment numbers showed a loss of 27,000 beating the forecast loss of 150,000 jobs. Continue reading…


Gold Off Last Week’s Rally

Gold Off Last Week's Rally

Gold off last week’s rally as investors continued to worry about the novel coronavirus and its impact on the global economy. The yellow metal is only slightly off last week which saw the biggest weekly rally since 2008. Continue reading…