Tag: tapering

[Janet Yellen]

Market Posts Best Four-Session Rally in More Than a Year

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen's comments led investors to believe the strengthened economy will merit further stimulus cuts...


2014: Not Quite Déjà vu All Over Again

With apologies to Yogi Berra for manipulating his quote above, the saying still holds: 2014’s market performance to...

Federal Reserve Building

Fed Expected to Announce Further $10 Billion Taper Today

Turmoil in emerging markets and a month of disappointing job growth at home are unlikely to deter the...

[gold pill]

Gold Investors on the Clock Today

By 2:00 p.m. EST today, the world’s gold investors will have a better idea of what lies ahead...

[Gold bars]

Will Gold Fall Further If Fed Drops Stimulus another $10 Billion?

Speculation that incoming Fed Chair Janet Yellen will accelerate Fed stimulus tapering led to a stronger dollar and...

[dice with euro, pound, yen, and dollar symbols]

Dollar Falls against Yen on Weak Jobs Data

The markets are fully feeling the impact of last Friday's disappointing jobs data, as today the U.S. dollar...

Gold Rings in New Year with Gain

Physical buying boosted gold almost 2% higher today.

Federal Reserve Building

Federal Reserve Announces Stimulus Tapering

The U.S. Federal Reserve has announced that, starting in January, it will cut its monthly stimulative bond purchasing...

[Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building]

Stocks Rise ahead of Federal Reserve Meeting

Today, U.S. stocks stopped their worst skid since August due to investors weighed data against expectations for the...

[Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building]

What You Can Learn from the Timing and Degree of Stimulus Tapering

That’s right, Federal Reserve officials give speeches and interviews, and based on their comments, we can hone in...