Category Archives: FOMC

Fed President Drops a Bombshell Yesterday: Fed Removed QE3 Too Soon

by Pam Martens and Russ Martens Wall Street on Parade The monetary policy arm of the U.S. central bank, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), is getting hammered this week. On Monday, two researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco chastised the FOMC for effectively wearing rose-colored glasses since 2007 and getting the Read More

The Market Gage December 19, 2014 – Equity Market Like FOMC Statement

“The Market Gage” features insights into the precious metals market from Roy Friedman. Roy has over 30 years of in-depth experience in all facets of precious metals. The rather “friendly” FOMC statement and subsequent press conference that Chair Yellen held Wednesday afternoon certainly gave no immediate signs that interest rates are moving higher in Q1 Read More

Gold Soars and Stock Futures Plunge over Fed Minutes

Madrid (July 10) Gold prices jumped sharply on Thursday for a second straight day of gains, while stock futures tumbled as the reality of the Federal Reserve’s end to its bond-buying program began to gel with investors. At last check, gold for August delivery GCQ4 +1.49% was up $17.70, or 1.3%, to $1,341.60 an ounce. Read More