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The effect of monetary policy on gold prices gold

There are a myriad of reasons that come into play which effect the direction of gold prices but today we will look at just one of them; the effect of monetary policy as perpetrated by The Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank (ECB)

Oh, Gold! Down to three-week lows after Yellen comments

Markets seem to have interpreted Janet Yellen’s remarks as impending rate hikes as early as early 2015.

Dr. Copper can’t find a cure for ongoing Chinese flu

Futures for May delivery fell on New York to a session low of $2.931 a pound, the weakest level since March 17.

Gold falls over 1% ahead of Fed meeting, Russian attempts to defuse tension

Futures for April delivery hit a low of $1,358 an ounce and stood at $1,360.90 by 07:30 GMT, down $12.00.

Gold takes dip as investors chew on results of referendum in Crimea

Traders are now focusing on the US Federal Reserve next interest rate announcement coming up Wednesday.

Moody’s jumps on the gold bearish wagon

The rating agency reduced its 2014 forecast for average gold price from $1,200 to $1,100/Oz and from $20 to $18/Oz for silver.

The gold rush is over: 2013 the worst in 32 years

2013 will go down as the year when being “as good as gold” became an offense.

The US Fed is having a very unhappy 100th birthday

Not many well-wishers on the Fed's big day.

Fear index hits multiyear low; are Investors Too Comfortable?

The reality is that both traders and investors appear to be really comfortable at this moment with the record-high levels in the stock market.

The best and worst investment strategies to battle coming inflation

he S&P 500 may be entering bubble-like territory: that’s what I’ve been writing for the past few months.

Gold prices ride rollercoaster on US jobs report

Gold hit a five-month low in the wake of the jobs report, but recovered quickly climbing 4.8% to 1,230.

Gold prices down despite upbeat US jobs numbers

Gold prices hit a 5-month low, and is now within shouting distance of the psychologically important $1,200 level and the three-year low of $1,180.

Five-year Bull Market run showing signs of fading?

A soft jobs reading came out last Tuesday, and the stock market…soared?

How to invest in this fundamentally broken economy

Well, the latest numbers related to job creation were recently released and to no one’s surprise, they were worse than expected.

Investors defy laws of physics, trade seven milliseconds ahead of Fed announcement

Could represent as much as $600 million worth of traded assets.

Good-bye Bernanke, hello Summers?

President Obama has reportedly made his choice for the next Federal Reserve's chairman.

Gold getting knocked down again

Gold prices continued to nose-dive on Thursday, falling around 2,5% this morning to $1,329 after hitting a low $1,326 earlier.

The half full economy

The marginal economic strength that was described in the most recent GDP release from Washington has caused many to double down on their belief that the Federal Reserve will begin tapering Quantitative Easing sometime later this year.

Federal Reserve chief shows no signs of ending stimulus policy

He says the central bank's easy-money policies are still necessary.

Gold slips under $1,377 in wake of Bernanke, Fed’s minutes

Increasing fears that the Fed is planning to halt bond-buying scheme dent gold's appeal.

A little understanding goes a long way

As the world confronts one of the most critical periods of economic upheaval that it has ever seen, it is clear that our most influential economic stewards have absolutely no idea what they are doing.