The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow has moved up 0.2% after the morning's trading.

The biggest movers in the Gold and Silver sector (SLV) (+1.4%) are:

Company Market Cap Percentage Change
Silver Standard Resources Inc (Nasdaq:SSRI) $1.14 billion -4.7%
Compania de Minas Buenaventura SA (NYSE:BVN) $8.66 billion -1.7%
Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO) $11.02 billion -1.6%
Pan American Silver Corp (Nasdaq:PAAS) $2.95 billion -1.4%
Randgold Resources Ltd (Nasdaq:GOLD) $9.73 billion +1.3%
Royal Gold (Nasdaq:RGLD) $5.36 billion -1.3%
First Majestic (NYSE:AG) $2.68 billion -1.1%

Broker Summary: E-Trade Financial

Silver Standard Resources Inc (Nasdaq:SSRI) is currently trading at a share price of $13.07, a 4.7% decline. The company's volume is currently 480,050 shares for the day,.

Currently trading at $32.24 per share, Compania de Minas Buenaventura SA (NYSE:BVN) has fallen 1.7%. So far today, 273,261 shares have changed hands. This is 0.3 times the current three-month average.

Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO) has decreased to $14.73 per share, a 1.6% fall. The company's volume is currently 1.9 million shares for the day, 0.6 times its current daily average.

Slipping 1.4%, Pan American Silver Corp (Nasdaq:PAAS) is currently trading at $18.76 per share. The company is currently trading a volume of 507,362 shares.

Randgold Resources Ltd (Nasdaq:GOLD) is currently trading at $105.31 per share, a 1.3% increase. This morning, 341,591 shares have been traded, above yesterday's volume of 331,406 shares.

Falling 1.3%, Royal Gold (Nasdaq:RGLD) is currently at a share price of $81.80. This morning, the company is trading a volume of 228,493 shares. This is 0.3 times its current three-month average.

At $22.31, First Majestic (NYSE:AG) has slipped 1.1%. So far today, the company's volume is 378,394 shares, in keeping with its current daily average.

The Bottom Line On any given day, a particular stock may see positive or negative change in its share price. It is important to weigh current activity against historical performance when making any investment decisions. Keep in mind that all these ratios should be compared against historical numbers and industry information in order to get a more complete picture.