Category: Weekly Forecast

Financial Market Outlook for August 22-26

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This week’s Jackson Hole Symposium will have the markets looking forward for Yellen’s speech on Friday, but this speech could end up disappointing as it may not provide more guidance from the Chair of the FOMC. Other reports and events…

Gold and Silver Outlook for August 15-19

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Precious metals prices remained relatively flat throughout the week; the recent economic data from the U.S. including retail sales were slightly disappointing but not enough to change much market sentiment nor interest rates. Looking forward, some major economic data from…

Financial Market Outlook for August 15-19

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The volatility in the markets may have subsided. But this week we will see several hard data points from the post-Brexit UK; these economic reports are likely to lead the way in the financial markets including CPI, Claimant Count Change…

Gold and Silver Outlook for August 8-12

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Gold and silver didn’t perform well last week as the NFP report showed, once again, a better than expected headline figure with a growth of 255K jobs – compared to an expected gain of 180K; also, the BOE, as expected,…

Financial Market Outlook for August 8-12

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The NFP report showed another sign that the labor market is doing well and on its road towards full employment; this also means a higher chance of a rate hike this year. The BOE also helped weaken its pound by…

Gold and Silver Outlook for August 1-5

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The bullion market kept recovering as the FOMC and BOJ didn’t change their policies. And the disappointing GDP report for the U.S. – only 1.2% growth vs. 2.6% exp. – was enough to drive further up gold and silver prices.…

Financial Market Outlook for August 1-5

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The Fed and the BOJ didn’t deliver last week as they neither move nor even hint of any prospects of a substantial change to their respective monetary policies. But now all eyes will shift back to the UK as the…

Gold and Silver Outlook for July 25-29

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Gold and silver lost some steam in the past week as interest rates picked up again and the U.S. dollar strengthened even though the ECB and BOE didn’t introduce any new policy last week. This week’s main events will focus…

Financial Market Outlook for July 25-29

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The ECB and BOE didn’t change their policy and now the markets will shift their attention to the FOMC and BOJ; the Fed and Bank of Japan aren’t expected to introduce new policy measures but the tone of their statements…

Gold and Silver Outlook for July 18-22

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Now that the U.S. economy is showing signs of recovery including the better than expected NFP report and retail sales, the market is slowly adjusting again to a possible rate hike this year. And higher rates also mean a slower…