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The Fed does not pivot. Why were stock market investors the last to know?

After Friday’s brutal session for equities, it looks like equities were the last asset class to buy into the idea that the Federal Reserve is unlikely to swing toward less aggressive monetary policy anytime soon. Judging solely by movements in yields and exchange rates, it looks like bonds, gold and the dollar started pricing a …

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Oil Rally

4 stocks to play the next oil rally | OilPrice.com

Crude oil prices pared earlier losses on Monday and Tuesday after Saudi Oil Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said the current bear market could force OPEC+ to tighten production because futures prices do not reflect the underlying fundamentals of supply and demand. “Extreme volatility and lack of liquidity in the futures market is causing prices …

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Gold price and silver price explode ahead of Jackson Hole, here’s what to expect from Powell’s speech

(Kitco News) After a poor start to the week, the precious metals sector is rebounding as markets continue to calibrate for Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s keynote address at the Jackson Hole symposium. Gold and silver rallied impressively on Tuesday as the US dollar index retreated from 20-year highs and bargain hunters arrived after last …

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Is the US in a recession? Hear what Jerome Powell thinks

Markets fight the Fed

“Markets have [gotten] used to the idea of ​​the Fed stepping in to the rescue,” Michael Hewson of CMC Markets told me. “I just don’t see that happening. The S&P 500 climbed nearly 12% from early July to Friday’s close. Wall Street found relief in a better-than-expected batch of corporate earnings and the slight slowdown …

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CFTC accuses World Series of Poker player of manipulating gold and silver markets

(Kitco News) In another spoofing case, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) accused a Nevada metals trader who has a lucrative poker side of spoofing the gold futures markets and money. The CFTC said Daniel Shak, who runs a small hedge fund SHK Management LLC, entered large gold and silver futures orders that he intended …

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Risk of Significant Reversal in Gold Price Rise as Inflation Report Looms, Says TD Securities

(Kitco News) The strong jobs report proved that the US economy is still expanding despite two consecutive negative quarterly GDP releases. And for gold, that means higher prices could be in jeopardy, according to TD Securities. In reaction to the creation of 528,000 jobs in the US economy in July, gold lost 1% on Friday. …

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Jobs signal ‘game changer’ for gold price, focus on next week’s inflation numbers

(Kitco News) With the surprisingly strong employment situation in the United States, the Federal Reserve will not exit its aggressive tightening cycle in September, which will hurt gold in the short term, analysts say. Next week the focus will be on the highly anticipated inflation figures. Gold fell 1% in response to the US economy …

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