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Category Archives: Rate Hike

Goldman Turns Less Confident On June, September Rate Hikes

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / May 16, 2017 9:07 AM Following disappointing CPI prints for two months in a row, even such stalwart believers in the Fed’s tightening cycle as Goldman Sachs (recall Hatzius warned recently that the Fed may need to “shock” markets to tighten monetary conditions in light of the S&P relentless grind higher despite rising […]

Consumer Spending Flat, PCE Inflation Weakest Showing In 16 Years, Rate Hike Odds Rising

mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / May 1, 2017 The market is increasingly convinced the Fed will hike in June, even as the economic data sinks. CME Fedwatch shows a 67.4% chance of a rate hike in June, up from a week ago. This is despite weakening economic reports today including flat consumer spending, negative consumer […]

Silver Prices in 2017 Will Rise to This Target by the End of Q2

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Peter Krauth via Money Morning / March 20, 2017 Silver prices in 2017 have been a mixed bag lately. If the silver price action two weeks ago was discouraging, the past week was the polar opposite. In fact, anyone who held silver last week was rewarded with a solid 2.9% return. The price of silver struggled […]

This Won’t End Well… Never Has

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 16, 2017 3:25 PM Q1 2017 will likely be the weakest period for economic growth of any rate hike since 1980; stock market earnings expectations are tumbling; uncertainty about the Trumpian pillars of stock market strength are surging, and various ‘risk-on’ asset classes around the world and breaking bad. As RBC’s […]

Stocks Drop, Bonds Pop As Crude & Credit Crash Continues

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 14, 2017 4:03 PM Overheard in the Oval Office when Yellen unleashes her rate hike into dismal economic growth expectations tomorrow… Since the last fed rate hike, bonds are lower, banks are best… Trannies and Small Caps are in the red since the last Fed rate hike… A down day for […]

Gold Moves Higher Even if the Fed Raises Rates

wallstreetexaminer.com / by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning / March 2, 2017 When the Fed raised interest rates in December, many believed gold would plunge. But it didn’t happen. Gold bottomed the day after the rate hike, but then started moving higher again. And for the last 10 weeks it’s been up about 12%, despite some up and […]

Gold Stumbles, Dollar Strengthens as Market Prices in March Rate Hike

financialsense.com / ADRIAN ASH / 03/01/2017 Gold prices fell near 1-week lows Wednesday in London, dipping beneath $1240 per ounce as US traders joined the session after Donald Trump’s first speech to Congress about his fiscal plans was overshadowed by 5 senior Federal Reserve officials surprising the markets with a seemingly co-ordinated announcement that Dollar interest rates are […]

Roll Out The Barrel: Real Personal Spending Lowest Since September 2009 As Fed Rate Hike Probability Hits 82%

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B. Sanders via Confounded Interest / March 1, 2017 Today’s economic news feed should be of interest to the The Federal Reserve. Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (sans food and energy) for January were +0.3% MoM and +1.7% YoY, below The Fed’s target inflation rate of +2.0%. Of particular note is Real Personal Spending for January […]

Pressure: “Culpable For Our Bubble Economy And Trying To Shift Blame Before A Collapse”

This article was written by Brandon Smith and originally published at Alt-Market.com. Editor’s Comment: What goes up must come down. This action has been planned for sometime. It is clear that the Federal Reserve pushed the QE liquidity bubble to its absolute extremes during the Obama years, knowing all along that it would simply raise […]

FOMC Minute Hint At Hike “Fairly Soon”, But Warn Trump Policies May “Not Materialize”, VIX Too Low

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 22, 2017 2:03 PM March rate hike odds are unchanged (below 40%) and the yield curve has flattened since The Fed’s February statement (despite heavy jawboning and higher inflation data) and so the Minutes were expected to help ease the markets to not be surprised. And they were…MANY FED OFFICIALS SAW […]