wallstreetexaminer.com / by Money Morning News Team via Money Morning / March 23, 2017
As investors digested the new Fed rate hike last week, many decided that investing in gold was still a good idea. Since the FOMC decision on March 15, gold prices have gained 4% from $1,204 to $1,252 – the highest price […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 22, 2017 11:14 AM
The Long Bond has erased all its losses for March as 30Y yields drop back below 3.00% for the first time since Feb 28th.
So much for the rate-hike…
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Byron King via / The Daily Reckoning / March 20, 2017
Gold has performed exceedingly well since last Wednesday’s much-anticipated rate hike. It shot up about $25 Wednesday alone. Today it’s up another three bucks, to $1,233.
The most common argument for gold is fairly well-known. Trump’s massive new spending proposals will […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Peter Krauth via Money Morning / March 20, 2017
Silver prices in 2017 have been a mixed bag lately.
If the silver price action two weeks ago was discouraging, the past week was the polar opposite.
In fact, anyone who held silver last week was rewarded with a solid 2.9% return.
zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / Mar 20, 2017 12:17 PM
Five-year Treasury yields have tumbled back below 2.00% to the lowest levels in almost three-weeks, extending the drop amid the weakest economic growth period for a rate-hike since 1980.
The yield curve has flattened dramatically in the week since The Fed hiked..
news.goldseek.com / by David Chapman / 19 March 2017
The long anticpated March FOMC came and went, and, as was widely expected, the Fed raised the key Fed rate another 25 basis points (bp) to 0.75%–1.00%. Canada’s bank rate remains at 0.50%. It is the first time in years that Canada’s bank rate is below […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 19, 2017 4:14 PM
Last week, we presented readers with the latest note from SocGen strategist. Albert Edwards, who explained why after so many years of false rate hike starts, the market not only responded to last week’s hike in a dovish manner – interpreting last Wednesday’s […]
zerohedge.com / By Shant Movsesian and Raj Dhall MSTA / Mar 19, 2017 2:50 PM
This week has not been one to savor for USD bulls, with the FOMC rate hike accompanied by a statement which failed to generate the fresh wave of hawkish sentiment markets had positioned for. We saw some hesitancy ahead […]
news.goldseek.com / By: Jim Willie CB, GoldenJackass.com / 17 March 2017
Something big is afoot in the Shanghai Gold market. It seems that we are at the door of the RESET finally, with China being betrayed by the USGovt and USFed in concerted collusion. The attempt to reduce the USDollar while maintaining ultra-low bond yields […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 16, 2017 3:25 PM
Q1 2017 will likely be the weakest period for economic growth of any rate hike since 1980; stock market earnings expectations are tumbling; uncertainty about the Trumpian pillars of stock market strength are surging, and various ‘risk-on’ asset classes around the world and […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 16, 2017 2:47 PM
Having surged after The Fed hiked rates ‘dovishly’, EURUSD is surging- bouncing off 1.07 the figure – after ECB Council member Nowotny told Handelsblatt that a “rate increase may be on the way.”
The European Central Bank (ECB) could be heading away […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / Mar 15, 2017
The Federal Reserve delivered the much-anticipated rate hike. There was one dissent, the Minneapolis Fed President Kashkari.
In the first paragraph of the FOMC statement tweaked the assessment of business fixed investment, saying that it appears to have “firmed somewhat,” while in February it characterized it […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 15, 2017 12:00 PM
While it may not be the very definition of irony, we do find the fact that the Atlanta Fed has just cut its Q1 GDP forecast from 1.2% to 0.9%, a number which if confirmed would be the lowest quarterly print in year, […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 14, 2017 4:03 PM
Overheard in the Oval Office when Yellen unleashes her rate hike into dismal economic growth expectations tomorrow…
Since the last fed rate hike, bonds are lower, banks are best…
Trannies and Small Caps are in the red since the last Fed rate hike…
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Brian Maher via The Daily Reckoning / March 13, 2017
We’ve been scratching our noggin lately over the calm — the eerie calm — that’s descended upon markets.
A rate hike this Wednesday is a dead cinch. More hikes are in prospect later this year. The debt ceiling expires this Wednesday, with […]
acting-man.com / Helder Mello Guimares / March 13, 2017
Long Term Technical Backdrop Constructive
After a challenging Q4 in 2016 in the context of rising bond yields and a stronger US dollar, gold seems to be getting its shine back in Q1. The technical picture is beginning to look a little more constructive and the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 13, 2017 12:11 PM
Thanks to commodities, Bloomberg’s Mark Cudmore warns that the Fed meeting is more likely to be the death knell for reflation trades rather than mark their moment of victory.
This week is set to provide confirmation that we’re in the midst of […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 8, 2017 11:55 AM
Another day, another downgrade to US GDP: after yesterday the Atlanta Fed slashed its Q1 GDPNow estimate from 1.8% to 1.3% – with the forecast as high as 3% at the start of the year, and 2.5% as recently as the end of […]
news.goldseek.com / Julian D.W. Phillips / 7 March 2017
Gold Today –New York closed at $1,226.00 on the 6th March after closing at $1,251.50 on the 28th February.London opened at $1,224.15 today.
Overall the dollar was mixed against global currencies early today. Before London’s opening:
– The $: € was weaker at $1.0598: €1 from […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Peter Krauth via Money Morning / March 6, 2017
After a relentless rise for the silver price in 2017, we’re finally seeing the metal start to correct.
Silver has soared from $15.75 on Dec. 23, 2016, to $17.87 today (Monday, March 6). That’s meant a big 13.5% gain in just over […]
kingworldnews.com / March 05, 2017
With continued uncertainty around the globe, today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE, historic moves in currencies, told King World News that global panic is now only days away.
Global Panic Is Now Only Days Away Egon von Greyerz: “In the Roman calendar, the Ides […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Brian Maher via The Daily Reckoning / March 3, 2017
For such a clammed-up bunch the Fed’s been awfully gossipy lately…
They’re practically hollering a March 15 rate hike. Coincidence? It seems more like an open-air conspiracy…
But will a March rate hike start the Fed on a destructive cycle? There’s […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 4, 2017 9:49 AM
There were no surprises in Yellen’s speech in Chicago on Friday in which the Fed chair confirmed the sudden and dramatic hawkish turn hinted at earlier in the week by Dudley and Williams, and which sent March rate hike odds from the low 30s […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / March 04, 2017
The pendulum of market sentiment swung hard and fast toward a Fed rate hike in the middle of March. The signals from Fed officials, including Governor Brainard and Powell, spurred the move. According to Bloomberg, the market had discounted a 90% chance of a hike before […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by James Rickards / March 3, 2017
I was surprised this week that the stock market reached new highs — despite the fact that expectations of a March rate hike by the Fed moved from 40% to 60% in three days. Today those expectations are about 75%.
But I’ve been calling a March […]