Negative Interest Rates and Gold
May 3, 2019 392 view(s)
Maybe you have heard about the upcoming reversal in interest rates being considered by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). After informing the markets of further interest rate increases for 2019 and 2020, the official guidance has shifted to neutral. Furthermore, President Trump is calling for significantly lower interest rates, though it remains unclear how much influence he has on Fed policy-making decisions. As interest rates were rising in 2017, we informed our readers that rate increases would be limited and likely to be reversed again, due to economic conditions. It now appears to be happening in line with our projections. While this is great news for precious metals investors, something even more impactful is going on that you may not have heard about.