A recommended website to check the market is
It provides you with SPDR market trends (green = going up, red = going down). Beyond just checking the preselected "1 day" trend you should also switch the "Current value" to "1 month" to check monthly trends.
 Gold (Dollar) 3-day
 Silver (Dollar) 3-day
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 Gold (Euro)
 Silver (Euro)
 Platinum (Euro)
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 Gold (Dollar) 30 day
 Silver (Dollar) 30 day
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 Baltic Dry Index 1 year
 Baltic Dry Index 10 years
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