Tag: U.S PCE

Gold and Silver Outlook for December 21-25

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The Fed finally raised its cash rate by 0.25 basis points to a range of 0.25-0.5%. The reaction in was quite subdue and perhaps even a bit underwhelming as market were prepared for this decision. The U.S. dollar still rallied…

Financial Market Preview for December 21-25

The historic (finally we can retire this characteristic) and expected rate hike decision by the FOMC was finally made last week. The market’s reaction seemed a bit of an anticlimax, given the ample preparation the Fed made before raising rates.…

Financial Market Preview for November 23-27

The latest release of the minutes of the FOMC meeting didn’t much new information and in any case the tragic events in Paris at the end of last week took center stage all throughout the week. These events may have…

Gold and Silver Outlook for August 24-28

The recent news from China regarding the low manufacturing PMI, which reached 47.1 the lowest since 2009, has brought down the U.S. stock market. And even the minutes of the FOMC seem to have lowered a bit the odds of…

Financial Market Preview for August 24-28

The ongoing concerns over China’s economic growth has dragged down the U.S. stock markets and energy prices have also declined. The minutes of the last FOMC meeting didn’t offer a lot of insight either than keeping the markets guessing on…

Financial Market Preview for August 3-7

The FOMC, as usual, didn’t make any major changes to its policy and didn’t offer any big headlines. But this was interrupted by the markets that there won’t be a September rate hike. Also, the U.S. GDP for Q2 came…

Gold and Silver Outlook for April 27-May 1

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The weakness in the U.S. dollar didn’t gold and silver that kept coming down, as they have reached their lowest level this month. Will gold and silver change course again this week? The FOMC could shake things up for bullion…

Gold and Silver Outlook for March 2-6

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Gold and silver showed a modest gain in the past week, despite the unclear trend in the movement of USD against leading currencies pairs. Yellen’s recent testimony was perceived mostly dovish and pushed back up bullion prices and dragged down…

Gold and Silver Forecast for December 22-26

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The bullion market cooled down again last week even though the recent FOMC statement was relatively balanced and the market’s reaction was relatively calm. This upcoming short week is likely to entail low volatility as the year is winding down.…