These are dry times.
History rhymes as people tend to react similarly to similar price changes. What we see in gold right now is a repeat of almost a decade ago.
Despite another hawkish FOMC meeting, gold rose again. Why? Because, as suggested by Powell, the pace of tightening is going to slow down.
Does looking at these two eras help point investors in the right direction?
Is now the time to buy?
Last week, the Fed provided the steepest rate hike in three decades. Although it was an extremely hawkish move, gold prices… increased!
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