Government Shutdown is all But Certain as Congress Adjourns Without a Spending Deal

Silver Prices Surge Today, Gold Rates Inch Higher

Gold Silver Reports (GSR) – The rise in gold prices could be attributed to sharp falls in global stock markets that would drive investors to the safe-heaven asset gold, and weakening of the dollar. Despite Trump’s intervention, the dollar was near one-year highs as Fed chairman Jerome Powell said US was poised for several more years of growth, strengthening prospects of rate hikes.