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Could Gold Prices Soar in September?

Gold prices began this week on a slightly negative note as prices drifted back towards their lowest levels since mid-August after US payrolls data failed to provide clarity on the timing of a US Fed rate hike. People are also waiting to see what’s going on in China. That & the Fed rate decision will be the most important factors for gold prices over the next days.

10 Reasons Why The Fed Won't Raise Interest Rates

The Fed won’t raise interest rates because we haven’t hit our full unemployment (moving) target. Also, the IMF warned about potential risks of a Fed tightening. Weakening of commodity prices could be bad news if it indicates global demand is weakening. The Fed is watching out for inflation, but we haven’t hit the magic 2% target yet. Here are some more reasons why.

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