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The Fed’s Interest Rate Conundrum

by Alasdair Macleod, GoldMoney:

Two weeks ago I pointed out that the Fed is seemingly unaware of early signs of price inflation.

You can read the article here. The Fed is clearly ignoring the coincidental rise in USD LIBOR and the growth in bank lending, and is still prevaricating over interest rates, despite […]

Greenspan Suggests That Interest Rates Could Start Moving Higher – Fast

by Eric Dubin, The News Doctors:

Another Greenspan interview? Operation ‘restore reputation’ continues. His observations must concern Janet Yellen.

TND Editor’s Note: Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan played a leading role in creating the problems he now criticizes. Thankfully, history will remember Greenspan for all of his sins. But his warning is […]

Can You Imagine The Fed Raising Interest Rates In This World? Europe In Chaos Edition

by John Rubino, Dollar Collapse:

Two short months ago it was generally expected that US interest rates would rise for the balance of the year — a move made possible by steady economic growth and general global stability. Here’s a representative piece of reporting from early April:

WSJ Survey: Most Economists Expect Next […]

The Financial System Is Insolvent: Why The Fed. Can NEVER Raise Rates. By Gregory Mannarino

from Gregory Mannarino:

Bank of England May Set 0% Interest Rates to Prop Up Real Estate!

from The Money GPS:

Welcome to Dystopia Episode 21: Hocus Pocus! Currency, Bond & Interest Rate Magic!

from WallStForMainSt:

Jason Burack of Wall St for Main St and independent financial journalist and managing editor of The News Doctors.

John Rubino: Does The Federal Reserve Know What They Are Doing?

from WallStForMainSt:

Wall St for Main St welcomed back John Rubino, who is the editor of The Dollar Collapse and co-author of The Money Bubble. In this podcast, we discussed the feds next move as the economy continues to struggle. Does the feds know what they are doing or are they clueless? Also, we […]

Peter Schiff: Fed Dropping Rates To Zero For Hillary Clinton

from Peter Schiff:

Mike Durose: Gold is a Negatively Correlated Asset Class

from Palisade Radio:

Thus far, the money driving the rising gold equity value has come from generalist investors rather than from specialized resource funds. Since generalist investors look for the largest market cap companies, we have seen first movement in the seniors, followed by mid tier, juniors and finally emerging juniors. Zero and negative […]


[Ed. Note: Though we posted this back in July, our friend Dave Kranzler just reminded us of this one – which happens to be the single most idiotic article about gold that we have ever read. It seems only fair to share it again with you dear educated reader so that you can see firsthand […]

Gerald Celente: Why Trends Forecaster Still Believes In Gold

from Kitco News:

Gold seems to be off to a good start, and looking ahead, one veteran trend forecaster says he remains bullish on the metal and expects a few surprises in 2016. ‘We believe gold is at the bottom and we’ve been saying this since it started to unravel in late 2011,’ Gerald […]

Even The Big Banks Now Admit It: “This Is How The Fed’s ‘Massive Manipulation’ Broke The Market”

from Zero Hedge:

Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: markets are calm, things are stable, stocks are levitating on virtually no volume… and suddenly there is a price ‘air pocket’ as one or more assets unexpectedly plunge in what has become a now daily “flash crash” du jour, traders panic, unable to frontrun […]

Silly Myths About Gold During Rising Interest Rates

by Gary Christenson, via Gold Silver Worlds:

The Fed finally acted this week – upping its benchmark Federal Funds rate by 0.25%. Now that the speculation over whether the Fed will hike has been put to rest, analysts are busily speculating about what the Fed’s move means for the economy and markets.

Many of […]

Why Jim Rickards Thinks The Fed Will Ease Next Year | OUTLOOK 2016

from Kitco News:

As markets digest last week’s move by the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates for the first time in almost a decade, one bestselling author says it was a ‘huge mistake,’ and once the central bank realizes it, gold should benefit. Giving his market outlook for 2016, Jim Rickards told Kitco […]

Rick Rule: Fed Rate Hike Is A Step In Right Direction; Lithium Boom To Go Bust!

from Palisade Radio:

Rick Rule discusses the recent Fed rate hike, calling it a step in the right direction but the gold markets remain largely unaffected as the hike was ‘baked in the cake’. He sees the first signs of issuer capitulation and we are close to the bottom in precious metals, although the […]

US Fed Rate Hike Just Window Dressing – Bob Hoye

from Talk Digital Network:

Gold and oil could hit new lows in a few weeks.


by Jeff Berwick, Dollar Vigilante:

The Federal Reserve stayed at 0% interest rates for exactly seven years, to-the-day when Janet Yellen finally stopped dithering and increased rates a whopping 0.25%.

Meanwhile, most citizens were preoccupied with a new movie about an orphaned boy who becomes radicalized after a military strike killed his family. ¨This […]