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Oct 20, 2021 - 06:02:28 PDT

Gold Futures Poised for Back-to-Back Gains, Despite Treasury Yield’s Rise

Gold futures were higher for a second day Wednesday, even as the precious metal was confronting bearish factors, including rising Treasury yields and a slight rise in the U.S. dollar during the session.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 06:01:32 PDT

Gold Trading in Moscow Gets a Boost After London Tie-Up

“We hope for the similar impressive growth in 2022,” Igor Marich, managing director for sales and business development at the exchange, said in an interview. “The Russian gold market has long b

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Oct 20, 2021 - 05:58:50 PDT

MBA Economist Says Inflation Not Transitory: Projects Several Years of High Inflation Rates

Inflation is rising at its highest rate in more than a decade, a trend that one economist believes could continue for the next several years.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 05:32:33 PDT

Fed Seen Well Behind as Global Race to Rate Hikes Hits Overdrive

Compared with the rest of the world’s central banks, the market’s timetable for when the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates looks positively subdued. Most others, with the exception of the European Central Bank, are expected to move at a far speedier pace.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 05:24:40 PDT

Inflation Is About to Get Much Worse: Barron's

Inflation pressures won’t peak until mid-2022 at the earliest, and much later, if monetary accommodation persists, warns Deutsche Bank's Alan Ruskin. Blame the Fed, not supply-chain issues.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 05:14:51 PDT

China Sets Weaker-Than-Expected Yuan Fix, Adds More Cash

China’s central bank set the reference rate for the yuan at a weaker-than-expected level as the currency’s surge threatens to derail growth in the world’s second-largest economy. It also boosted short-term liquidity. The PBOC boosted the injection of short-term cash to 100 billion yuan ($15.6 billion), after adding 10 billion yuan per day in the past nine sessions.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 05:11:51 PDT

China’s Falling Home Prices Cast Another Shadow Over Economy

China’s housing market slump has intensified in recent weeks as sales plunge and more developers default on their debt. Now the downturn has reached another milestone: home prices have begun falling for the first time in six years.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 05:08:44 PDT

Fed To Wait Until 2023 To Raise Rates: Reuters Poll

The Federal Reserve will wait until 2023 before raising interest rates, according to a majority of economists in a Reuters poll who nonetheless said the greater risk for the U.S. economy was persistently higher inflation over the coming year. While half the members of the U.S. central bank’s policy-setting committee projected last month that the Fed would raise its...

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Oct 20, 2021 - 05:06:32 PDT

Democrats Raise Proposed IRS Bank Reporting Threshold to $10,000 From $600

Senior Democrats in Congress have agreed to raise their proposed tax reporting threshold for bank account inflows and outflows to $10,000 a year, with exemptions for wage income, from an earlier proposal of $600 that drew criticism for being too intrusive. U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden on Tuesday said the new $10,000 Internal...

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Oct 20, 2021 - 05:01:23 PDT

Bundesbank Chief And ECB Uber-Hawk Weidmann Quits 5 Year Early With One Final Inflation Warning

Weidmann said he is quitting for "personal reasons" on Dec. 31, just days after the ECB is scheduled makes a crucial decision on winding down the pandemic-era stimulus that has pushed inflation to its highest rate in over a decade.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 04:58:43 PDT

Guggenheim CIO Scott Minerd: Jerome Powell No Longer Favorite for Fed Chair Job

Guggenheim CIO Scott Minerd says the Biden administration may not reappoint Fed Chairman Jerome Powell due to rising political uproar on the institution's ethical standards.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 15:32:25 PDT
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The "Everything Shortage”: Why Is Everything So Expensive & Out Of Stock? | Wolf Richter

The disruption the pandemic has inflicted on global supply chains is really starting to harm consumers. Prices for most items are up double digits in the past year. And product shortages are rampant these days.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 13:18:12 PDT

Gold Prices Mark First Gain in 3 Sessions As U.S. Dollar Weakens: MW

Gold futures ended higher on Tuesday, bucking headwinds from a rise in global stocks, as a weaker U.S. dollar helped prices for the precious metal score their first gain in three sessions.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 13:02:34 PDT

Saudi Hoard of U.S. Treasuries Shrinks Most Since Oil-Price Rout

Meanwhile investor worries about U.S. debt are on the rise. Although President Joe Biden has signed a bill that provides a short-term increase in the U.S. debt limit, it only allows the Treasury Department to meet its financial obligations until roughly Dec. 3 -- meaning another bitter partisan confrontation will likely unfold in a matter of weeks.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 12:59:55 PDT

China Cuts US Treasury Holdings in Aug to Lowest Since 2010 Amid Financial Risks

China trimmed more than $21 billion of its holdings of US Treasury bonds in August to the lowest level since 2010, in what experts call a move to avoid financial risks amid concerns for a potential debt crisis in the US.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 12:11:41 PDT

Atlanta Fed Says US Economy Suddenly On Verge Of Contraction

In its latest GDPNow forecast published moments ago, the Atlanta Fed slashed its estimate for real GDP growth in the third quarter of 2021 to just 0.5%, down from 1.2% on October 15, from 6% about two months ago, and down from 14% back in May.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 11:36:29 PDT

The WSJ and NYT Censor Yet Another Major News Story on the Fed and the Mega Banks It Supervises

On October 13, Wall Street On Parade broke the story that the Federal Reserve had quietly released the names of the mega banks that had grabbed tens of billions of dollars of repo loans under the Fed’s emergency repo loan operations that began on September 17, 2019 – months before there was a COVID-19 case in the U.S. or anywhere else in the world.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 11:14:51 PDT

"Idle Resources" Are Problems Caused by the Central Bank

The most important decision that authorities could make is to acknowledge the damage that the printing presses have caused and remove themselves from managing the so-called economy.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 11:11:48 PDT

Understanding the Price of Money

To explain the current purchasing power of money (PPM), the economist relies on the current anticipations of the future PPM. That is, people right now give up other goods for units of money, because these people expect that these units of money will be exchangeable for other goods in the near future.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 11:07:27 PDT

Governments Love Inflation, and They Won't Do Anything to Stop It

No government looking to massively expand its size in the economy and monetize a soaring deficit is going to act against rising prices, despite claiming the opposite.

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