August 2, 2021

Gold traded sideways most of today, fluctuating around $1,814, while silver dipped slightly and is currently trading at $25.45.  After starting strong in early trading, stocks reversed course to finish in the red. The Dow, which hit a new intraday record, closed nearly 100 points down for the day while the S&P 500 shed 0.18%. The Nasdaq was the only index to eke out a win, gaining 0.06% to begin the week.