Naturally, we don't know as much as we would like to about the situation, but here's one possible scenario.
A slowdown in the housing market, driven by a rise in mortgage rates, is pushing up precious metals on renewed cheap money hopes.
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Fed uncertainty will continue to put pressure on stocks. That's a buying opportunity longer term.
Investors await the latest policy meeting details, which could shed light on when the central bank might begin to wind down its bond-buying program.
This move is too fast, too furious and too unjustified by the facts.
More signs suggest that gold has reached a turning point. But putting a fair value on the yellow metal is harder than assessing what a business is worth.
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