Precious Metals Mixed on 3/14

Today's trading session shows precious metals in mostly positive territory, with only gold falling behind. The yellow metal is currently down somewhat to $1,325.33 per ounce.

Platinum saw the most gains today, rising by 0.4 percent. Palladium and silver are both up 0.1 percent. In base metals, most saw some sort of consolidation throughout this Wednesday session, although lead is up 0.3 percent and copper rose by 0.5 percent to $6,984 per ton.

In other markets, the U.S. dollar is continuing its recent trend of consolidation, coming in at 89.70 today. The euro is up today to 1.2392. Pricing on the U.S. ten-year treasuries is weaker at 2.83 percent. The German ten-year bund is also down somewhat at 0.61 percent. Also feeling the crunch is spot Brent crude oil, which has weakened by 0.31 percent to $64.53 per barrel.