gata.org / By Patrick Rucker and Karen Freifeld, Reuters / Thursday, April 20, 2017
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Thursday fined Deutsche Bank $156.6 million for violating foreign exchange rules and running afoul of the Volcker Rule.
The German bank failed to detect and halt its traders from using chat rooms to communicate with competitors, […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Alex McGuire via Money Morning / March 28, 2017
Investing in gold has proven to be a market-beating strategy so far this year.
Since Jan. 1, the price of gold is up 9.9% from $1,146 to $1,259. That means anyone who bought gold at the start of the year has seen […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Money Morning News Team via Money Morning / March 24, 2017
A stock market crash could be on the horizon as the U.S. Federal Reserve is moving forward with interest rate hikes. During the March FOMC meeting, the Fed hiked rates for the third time in two years.
And according to the […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Cameron Saucier via Money Morning / December 20, 2016
Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth has an ambitious yet attainable 2017 gold price prediction.
Krauth, a 20-year veteran of the resource market, believes the price of gold could break out from its current lows, surging as much as 22% to $1,400 […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Cameron Saucier via Money Morning / December 12, 2016
After the FOMC meeting on Dec. 13-14, our new silver price predictionshows the price of silver rising substantially.
In fact, Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth believes that silver prices could rise to the mid-$20 level within six to nine months.
We’ll look […]
gata.org / By Will Railton via City AM, London/ December 7, 2016
As an asset, gold is entirely speculative. It provides no income or dividends and has few industrial or medical applications. Investors buy it only in the confidence that humans’ peculiar and enduring fascination with the lustrous metal will ensure its value through the […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Diane Alter • November 2, 2016
There was no big surprise from the FOMC meeting statement today after the U.S. Federal Reserve ended its closely watched two-day policy meeting.
As widely expected, the Fed left interest rates unchanged. Heading into the meeting, market odds of a rate hike at today’s Fed gathering […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Diane Alter • September 27, 2016
As widely expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at its September FOMC meeting. And even though the markets rallied after the move, the Fed’s inaction could have a disastrous impact on markets.
In fact, the Fed’s actions could lead us straight to a […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Diane Alter via Money Morning / September 12, 2016
It’s impossible to predict exactly where the market is heading, but one thing is certain: The markets will be highly volatile in September.
And that has a lot of investors worrying about a potential 2016 stock market crash.
That’s why we’re bringing readers […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Michael E. Lewitt • June 15, 2016
At 2:00 p.m. today, the U.S. Federal Reserve will release its infamous “dot plot” showing projected interest rates, along with economic forecasts and a policy statement.
Now, it should be noted that the Fed has a terrible forecasting record. Nonetheless, markets will continue to […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 1 June 2016
In the aftermath of the bizarre SWIFT hack that supposedly allowed brazen Asian hackers to steal $81 million from the account of the Bangladesh central bank held at the Fed, attention has predictably shifted to the question of whether there was just “one cockroach.” As it […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Peter Krauth via Money Morning / May 20, 2016
It looks like the awaited correction in gold prices could finally be here, courtesy of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
On Wednesday, May 18, the April FOMC meeting minutes were released. That was the impetus for the 1.1% decline in the price of […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by David Zeiler via Money Morning / April 5, 2016
With first-quarter earnings expected to be ugly, investors need to prepare themselves for a reawakening of the bear market that roiled stocks back in January.
The rally over the past six weeks has done much to erase the anxiety from a 10.5% […]
caseyresearch.com / Justin Spittler / April 05, 2016
Ivy League economists agree…
The economy is struggling because central banks haven’t printed enough money.
If you’ve been reading the Dispatch, you know this statement is absurd. After all, central banks have printed trillions of currency units since the 2008 financial crisis. The U.S. Federal Reserve has […]
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wallstreetexaminer.com / by Money Morning Staff Reports • January 29, 2016
The alma mater of those financial elites who help decide U.S. economic policy keeps getting caught for swindling the American people…
You see, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) has special ties to the U.S. Federal Reserve. Currently, former […]
financialsense.com / STRATFOR / 01/21/2016
As the world’s political and business leaders network at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the crisp Alpine air is not the only thing giving them the shivers. Since the new year, pre-eminent economists have lined up to pronounce 2016 the riskiest year for financial markets since […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / January 16, 2016
Portugal is starting to bail-in banks. The fascinating aspect that nobody seems to see is that this is a total failure of socialism. The U.S. Federal Reserve was formed in 1913, with the shareholders being the banks, to provide the cash needed to prevent […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Diane Alter via Money Morning / January 6, 2016
The Fed interest rate hike in December was the first rate increase for the U.S. Federal Reserve in nearly a decade. But now the focus has shifted to whether another Fed interest rate hike is coming in 2016.
Projections from policymakers show they […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By Mark Whitehouse at Bloomberg / December 23, 2015
With any luck, the world economy will eventually be strong enough for central banks to follow the U.S. Federal Reserve in ending what has been an unprecedented period of extremely low interest rates. If and when they do, they’ll run straight into […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Michael E. Lewitt via MONEY MORNING / December 14, 2015
This week, the U.S. Federal Reserve is the most powerful market-moving group on the planet. Pretty scary.
For months everyone’s been certain the Fed would raise rates in December. They’re being dragged kicking and screaming into raising interest rates for the first […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Shah Gilani via Money Morning / December 10, 2015
Everyone – from the suits on Wall Street and the pundits on television to individual retail investors – is talking about the U.S. Federal Reserve raising interest rates for the first time since 2006 – and what’s going to happen to stocks, bonds, […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Shah Gilani via Money Morning / November 30, 2015
Not long ago I walked into a local branch of my bank – the 13th largest bank in the United States based on consolidated banking assets, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) second-quarter 2015 data.
I wanted to cash a check […]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / November 21, 2015
The IMF and many economists (domestic and foreign) are now warning that a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve, no matter when, will spark a major economic crisis in the emerging markets. They see this crisis being ripe for countries with high budget deficits, such […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/18/2015 11:31
As if we needed yet more confirmation that The Fed is Dow-Data-Dependent (not economic data dependent), Reuters reports thatThe Fed’s Jeff Lacker thinks rate shoould rise now that “markets have calmed”…
Global financial markets have settled since the August turmoil that caused the U.S. Federal Reserve […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Money Morning Staff Reports / October 14, 2015
It’s official. According to a report compiled by Goldman Sachs Group Inc.(NYSE: GS) analysts and released on Oct. 12, the 2008 financial crisis is still crawling along – and, in fact, we’ve just entered its “third wave”…
This Goldman Sachs financial crisis “third […]