Posts tagged 'Fed'

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.
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
Inflation Accelerating – Fed Can’t Do Much to Stop It

Inflation Accelerating – Fed Can’t Do Much to Stop It

April 14, 2022
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A severe warning sign for U.S. equity investors and should be positive for precious metals.
Fed Anti-inflation Policy Falls Short

Fed Anti-inflation Policy Falls Short

March 22, 2022
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A little over 40 years ago, the U.S. was experiencing double-digit inflation, as it may well be now. 
Weak FOMC Rate Rise Sees Equities Rise and Fall, While Gold Does the Opposite

FOMC Rate Rise Sees Equities Rise and Fall, While Gold Does the Opposite

March 17, 2022
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In response to the most recent inflation data, the fund interest rate increased by only 25 basis points at this time.
Gold and Equities – The Likely Effects of FOMC Proposals

Gold and Equities – The Likely Effects of FOMC Proposals

February 8, 2022
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U.S. equities have not taken the likely full effects of the Federal Reserve Bank’s more aggressive policies announced in the recent FOMC meeting.
Federal Reserve and Gold Price

Federal Reserve and Gold Price

February 1, 2022
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The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) data for December had put the annual inflation rate at 7% - the highest level for 40 years or more and the latest data suggests it is still rising.
Fed Chair and Precious Metals

Fed Chair and Precious Metals

November 22, 2021
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Perhaps the Fed will have to act one way or the other even before its final FOMC meeting of the year, which is due to take place in mid-December.
What the Latest Fed Deliberations Mean for Gold

What the Latest Fed Deliberations Mean for Gold

November 8, 2021
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The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has delivered its latest verdict.