Articles by Lawrie Williams

Articles by Lawrie Williams

Market Movers Coming up This Week

Market Movers Coming up This Week

November 7, 2022
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This week will see a couple of key events which could fundamentally move the markets.
Losing Faith in Gold? Perhaps You Shouldn’t

Losing Faith in Gold? Perhaps You Shouldn’t.

October 25, 2022
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True, these prices are still hugely short of their April high points, but they could signify the beginnings of a trend reversal.
Look Beyond the CPI Headline Data

Look Beyond the CPI Headline Data

October 18, 2022
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The gold price has seen something of recovery at the start of the current week and is back in the $1,660s. Read on about gold holding or increasing.
Hold Gold as Nuclear Tensions Increase

Hold Gold as Nuclear Tensions Increase

October 13, 2022
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This has to be a continuing existential threat, and gold may well be a continuing safe haven beneficiary as these worries persist.
European Tensions, BOE Moves, PCE Data All Conspire to Raise Uncertainty

European Tensions, BOE Moves, PCE Data All Conspire to Raise Uncertainty

October 4, 2022
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It’s been a bit of a mixed week for gold, silver, and the markets.
FOMC Will Likely Set a Gloomy Pattern

FOMC Will Likely Set a Gloomy Pattern

September 20, 2022
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Jackson Hole was followed by weaker than anticipated Consumer Price Index (CPI) data. This gloomy outlook for equities is promising precious metals prices.
End of an Era – All Things Are Changing

End of an Era – All Things Are Changing

September 14, 2022
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Continuing weakness in risk-on assets like equities and bitcoin, which could be severe over time and some strength in gold and silver.
Markets Fell Last Week

Markets Fell Last Week

September 7, 2022
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All the major U.S. stock indexes moved down around 2% over the past week, as did bitcoin. Gold made a recovery on Friday, recovering ground.
Making Sense of Fed Policy from Jackson Hole

Making Sense of Fed Policy from Jackson Hole

August 29, 2022
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This address was perhaps a guide to Fed policy at September's meeting, but still 26 days away – an eternity in Fed economic decision making
Annual Fed Meeting and Precious Metals

Annual Fed Meeting and Precious Metals

August 24, 2022
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The Fed will be conscious that the more significant rate increase will likely spook the markets as they meet at the annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium.