October 18, 2021

Metals remain nearly unchanged to begin the week.   with gold and silver trading at $1,767.00 and $23.30 respectively.  Rising bond yields offset supply chain and inflationary concerns, leaving metals stagnant Monday. Stocks are well off their lows today with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq turning positive as strong bank earnings provide optimism for other industries set to post Q3 earnings over the next couple weeks, even in the midst of unprecedented supply chains issues spanning most sectors.