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Weekly Commodities Wrap

Gold The yellow metal fell to a fresh nineteen month low this week before posting a mild recovery later in the week as the US Dollar conceded some of its recent gains. The pullback in USD is attributed to news of talks between the US and… Read More

Weekly Commodities Wrap

Gold The yellow metal was lower once again this week, printing its fifth consecutive losing week, as the US Dollar climbed higher on global geopolitical tensions. With the Fed having reaffirmed its commitment to continuing its tightening… Read More

Fed Statement Encourages USD Bulls

Growth “Strong” As expected, following the last .25% rate rise in June, the Fed kept policy unchanged at its August meeting with a statement that was mostly unchanged from last time. However, the statement did contain a few subtle but… Read More

Trump Trade War

Five Fronts in the Trade War The Donald Trump Trade War began as the president signed a proclamation to place tariffs on steel and aluminum on Thursday in the first concrete step in his quest to reduce the bulging US trade deficit. The… Read More