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  • What ECB’s Tiering Means for Gold

    November 15, 2019, 12:42 AM
    What ECB’s Tiering ...

    In a key policy shift, the ECB has recently introduced tiered system of interest rates. This news isn’t of interest only to the banks keeping their reserves at the ECB. In today’s article, you’ll learn about the new instrument of monetary policy, and find out what it implies for the gold market.

  • Important Economic News Calendar: November 11 - November 15, 2019

    November 11, 2019, 8:50 AM
    Important Economic News ...

    Last week the markets took some breather following the late October - early November huge economic data announcements. The ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI led to some volatility but despite the sell-off in gold it was a relatively quiet week on the financial markets. What about the coming week? Let's take a look at the details.

  • Will Repogeddon Make Gold Rally?

    November 8, 2019, 12:35 AM
    Will Repogeddon Make ...

    One of the most important recent developments in the world of finance was the September liquidity crisis in the U.S. repo market. As a reminder, the repo market is where borrowers borrow cash from lenders against collateral in the form of safe securities such as government bonds. As we wrote in the Gold News Monitor, the U.S. overnight repo rate, which is the rate demanded to get cash in exchange for Treasuries for 24 hours, shot up from slightly above 2 percent to as high as 10 percent.

  • Strong October Jobs Data Stun Gold. For How Long?

    November 5, 2019, 9:02 AM
    Strong October Jobs ...

    The recent employment report points to the continuing strength of the U.S. labor market. The earlier months' upward revisions paint the same picture. Yet the unemployment rate ticked higher - is a recession looming, or not? And what does it all mean for gold?

  • Important Economic News Calendar: November 4 - November 8, 2019

    November 4, 2019, 7:27 AM
    Important Economic News ...

    The markets will likely take some breather in the coming week following last week's huge economic data announcements. But that does not mean there won't be trading opportunities coming from the data releases. Last week we asked if quarterly corporate earnings would push stock prices to new record highs, and they did! But will optimism in stocks, gold, oil and the Euro remain after the next set of economic news releases? Let's take a look at this week's schedule.

  • Fed Cuts Rates, Causing Gold to See-Saw

    October 31, 2019, 8:37 AM
    Fed Cuts Rates, ...

    Yesterday, that was already the third time this year when the Fed cut interest rates. In response, the price of gold erased earlier losses. That sounds a bit fishy. What is going on?

  • Global Industrial Slump and Brexit Dance Go On. Will Gold Bop?

    October 29, 2019, 8:05 AM
    Global Industrial Slump ...

    The Brexit saga continues. Both the U.S. and China's industrial sectors suffer from the trade war. How will the Fed react to these downside risks tomorrow? The expectation is that it'll cut rates, but will that really happen? And how will gold take to that?

  • Important Economic News Calendar: October 28 - November 1, 2019

    October 28, 2019, 8:31 AM
    Important Economic News ...

    Brace for a very busy week on the financial markets! The Fed will decide about the U.S. monetary policy and the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its usually important monthly figures. Will quarterly corporate earnings push stock prices to new record highs? Let's take a look at this week's schedule.

  • Will Central Banks Prevent Recession and Push Gold Down?

    October 25, 2019, 4:16 AM
    Will Central Banks ...

    Trade wars, geopolitical tensions and slowing economic indicators. Both the ECB and the Fed have recently cut interest rates to stimulate slowing growth, hoping to escape possible recession. Will they succeed? After all, they don't have the most reliable record when it comes to preventing busts. Let's get into the central flaw of central banking and what it implies for gold.

  • Gold, the Shining Star Among Commodities

    October 24, 2019, 6:59 AM
    Gold, the Shining ...

    Gold is the most effective commodity investment, yet it is under-invested, the WGC reports. What makes it special and deserving of our focus? And how to translate that focus into an appropriate allocation within one's portfolio?

  • Gold’s Seasonal Outlook for Q4

    October 22, 2019, 9:57 AM
    Gold’s Seasonal Outlook ...

    “What is the best predictor of future behavior? Past behavior.” And while this certainly does not always hold, there is a lesson to be learned from this adage for gold investors. Yup, a saying about behavior might be important for the precious metals market. The basic idea is that behavior can be understood as history here. And so, the best predictor of future developments could be past developments. In other words, past developments might hold some indications as to the fluctuations in the market.

  • The Duel Between Johnson and Parliament. Will Gold Win?

    October 22, 2019, 7:29 AM
    The Duel Between ...

    Boris Johnson struggles to push the Brexit agreement through the British Parliament. For it can bite back! Who wins this battle? One could hope that gold, but this is not so certain...

  • Important Economic News Calendar: October 21 - October 25, 2019

    October 21, 2019, 7:20 AM
    Important Economic News ...

    The markets remained surprisingly calm last week, despite worse than expected U.S. economic data releases. The third-quarter earnings season along with Brexit play may have overweighed the data pessimism. This week, we will have some potentially moving news releases along with more big names corporate earnings. So let's take a look at those events.

  • Gold Performance during Global Monetary Easing

    October 18, 2019, 4:40 AM
    Gold Performance during ...

    Another round of global monetary easing has just begun! More than 30 central banks around the world have cut interest rates this year so far. The Fed and the ECB are certainly among them. Should gold investors look forward to these policies playing out? Let's find out how gold tends to behave during such an extraordinary period!

  • Making Sense of the Dilly-Dallying Days in Crude Oil

    October 17, 2019, 8:26 AM
    Making Sense of ...

    Crude oil seesaw trading goes on, as yesterday's upswing gave way to a lower open earlier today. Given the declining USD, couldn't black gold have acted just a little bit stronger? Let's take a look what it means for our open position - time to head for the exits, or brace ourselves for a more opportune exit point being hit?

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Nov Market Overview

Gold Market Overview

The crisis of central banking is deepening just as signs of recession are appearing. How would they affect the gold market? These are the key themes covered in this edition of the Market Overview. First, we deal with the U.S. repo crisis, as something clearly stinks there. Second, we analyze the ECB's introduction of tiering system and the implication for its monetary policy and the gold market. Third, we examine the manufacturing recession and its impact on the whole American economy and gold prices. Last but not least, we - inspired by the Mervyn King, the former Governor of the Bank of England - study the role of narratives in the gold market.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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