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The Fed Announces Open-Ended QE, Gold Explodes

The Fed Announces Open-Ended QE, Gold Explodes

I will be the first to admit it, but I did not think the Fed would actually announce QE on Thursday at 12:30pm EST.  The markets were prepared for it… Read more »

Gold and Silver Explode on Jackson Hole Remarks

Gold and Silver Explode on Jackson Hole Remarks

It took a couple of minutes for the humans of the world to process the 4500+ word speech by Ben Bernanke on Friday but once they did they realized that… Read more »

Gold, Silver Respond to the Fed, Push Higher

Gold, Silver Respond to the Fed, Push Higher

So, many on the FOMC believe that QE will be necessary if things continue in the way that they have been going for months now.  Fine.  but, inflation is tame… Read more »

Bernanke Speaks, Gold Falls Off Cliff

Bernanke Speaks, Gold Falls Off Cliff

You know, I can write one of these articles every couple of months, because, like clockwork, when the Chairman of the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee testifies before congress or… Read more »

Gold Survives Multiple Attacks, Closes Flat

Gold Survives Multiple Attacks, Closes Flat

Well, it would be more accurate to say that gold closed capped at $1644.95 per ounce.  After surviving multiple attacks both before Bernanke opened his pie-hole to say that he… Read more »

Will They Print or Won’t They, Fed Remains Coy

Will They Print or Won’t They, Fed Remains Coy

So the minutes from the FOMC meeting were released and the markets took a few minutes to decide what to do, except what they always do when the Fed speaks,… Read more »