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The “Wishin´& Hopin´” Fed

Or is it the “Expecting & Anticipating” Fed? Given the time span (7 years) of “Expecting & Anticipating”, those words have become meaningless, so the timeliness of “Wishin’ & Hopin’” is more appropriate. 823 more words

Monetary Policy

May 2015, Sterling’s post-election bounce creates value for UK gold investors

A bounce in sterling against the dollar after the May 7 UK election has created value for UK-based investors in dollar-denominated gold, but the pound’s rally may be shortlived. 343 more words

Monthly Gold Market Report

Looking Pretty Calm Up Here You Guys

“Even though the S&P 500 has closed at an all-time high three times in the last week, investors are still waiting for breadth (i.e. 455 more words

May 22, 2015

Stocks are lower in early trading. The Dow and SPX are currently off 58 pts & .17%, respectively. Tech, financials and healthcare are hanging onto modest gains while telecom and utilities are lower .3-.5%. 327 more words

(What's Left of) Our Economy: Where's the Wage Inflation? (Cont'd)

I don’t know why the U.S. wage figures that adjust for inflation get so much less attention from politicians, economists, and investors than those that take into account rising living costs. 585 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Inflation rate at 0.8%, lowest rise since 2013

OTTAWA – The country’s annual inflation rate decelerated under the weight of low energy prices to just 0.8 per cent last month – its smallest increase since October 2013, Statistics Canada said Friday. 352 more words


Yellen could map rate-hike road map as Americans hit road

If you’re one of the estimated 33 million Americans that AAA says will pack up the car and head out early for the long Memorial Day weekend, keep your radio dialed to news around 1 p.m. 376 more words