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Here’s What Happens to Gold When Interest Rates Go Up

Investors are apt to unload gold in anticipation of tightening monetary policies. This negative pressure is sustained until the Fed announces a rate hike, which then eases the negative sentiment towards gold. This explains the subsequent rallies in gold that occurred shortly after the Fed announced the first rate hike in the last four tightening cycles.

Central Banks Have Become A Corrupting Force

The US government has a “plunge protection team” consisting of the US Treasury & Federal Reserve. The purpose of this team is to prevent unwanted stock market crashes. If central banks purchase stocks in order to support equity prices, what is the point of having a stock market? If central banks cannot properly conduct a monetary policy, how can they conduct an equity policy?

Are Junk Bonds And Copper Are Telling Us Exactly Where Stocks Are Heading Next?

In case you haven’t figured it out by now, the global financial system is in real trouble. Yields on the riskiest junk bonds are absolutely soaring and the price of copper just hit a fresh six year low. If you understand history, and you are aware of the patterns that immediately preceded previous stock market crashes, then you know how how huge both of those signs are.

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