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Gold - the Real and Honest Currency

Mike Gleason* of Money Metals Exchange interviews Michael Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies who has some extremely interesting views on the U.S. economy, the data which supports it, and on gold. 3,221 more words

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What is causing the increasing likelihood of an interest rate hike in the U.S?

Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the US Federal Reserve, has recently announced that reasoning for a hike in US interest rates has “strengthened in recent months”. 306 more words


Notes From Underground: "Do You Presume To Criticize The Great Oz?!?!" (Or Stanley Fischer)

When Janet Yellen delivered her speech on Friday morning the markets reacted to the dovish overtones via buying of SPOOS, GOLD, BONDS and selling the U.S. 928 more words


The current 'state' of central banks

Let’s start where everyone agrees – we want growth and productivity to be higher. The Fed is trying to achieve this through lower for longer rates but acknowledges it’s slow in its effect and also acknowledge the economy is, whilst getting stronger, still subject to shocks which could destabilise the recovery. 737 more words


Yellen at Jackson Hole: Don't Rock the Boat?

This post previews Janet Yellen’s 26 August Jackson Hole appearance, and the likely market implications.  The main points are:

  • Recent FOMC mixed messages – Dudley’s/Fisher’s recent small hawkish drift versus Williamson’s/Bullard’s dovishness, reflecting the difficult issues confronting the Fed – underpin market confusion about Fed policy.
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Emas Ambruk Akibat Ketidakpastian Kebijakan Suku Bunga The Fed

Monexnews –

Harga Emas anjlok ke titik terendah 4-minggu di hari Rabu kemarin, seiring kecemasan atas potensi kenaikan suku bunga sehingga memicu aksi profit taking para investor pada logam mulia. 109 more words


New FOMC framework gold positive - the Holmes Gold SWOT

By Frank Holmes – CEO and Chief Investment Officer, US Global Investors


  • The best performing precious metal for the week was palladium, up 3.57 percent. 
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