- The Fed set to raise rates .25 is a given. Could there be a surprise?
- What gives anyone any confidence in the Fed or Trump’s policies?
- Is the Fed raising rates only to have more power to combat a recession?
- Gold demand is set to increase in China and India mostly through demand for investment bars in China, signifying an important change.
- Gold, silver and miner bounce coming. Be long all by next week.
The Fed is set to raise rates on Wednesday and most everyone agrees that they will raise rates by .25 basis points. Some go as far as saying the Fed may raise rates by .50 points. Why not? Everyone seems to believe in the Fed and what they do and ignore things like valuations these days. Ever since the days of CNBC commentators looking at the size of Alan Greenspan’s briefcase the stock market analysts have worshiped the Fed and their monetary policy, even though we are now once again sitting on a stock market and real estate level that some say is due for a pullback. Let’s looks at some details.
Credit card and auto loan delinquencies started to rise in January of 2017. Weak May jobs growth and a revision lower of both March and April’s numbers should have the Fed concerned. Interestingly enough that day the stock market shot higher, but so did gold. Consumers are the story here though. Consumers make up 70% of GDP with their spending and………..
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