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Your Wealth Will Save Central Banks!

Today we ask, what is wealth? As we start a new year many will be looking at their portfolios and wondering what 2023 will have in store for them. Similar to 2022, we suspect there will be a lot of unknowns. As with anything unforeseen, it’s a good idea to have some insurance. This is why there were record levels of gold buying last year, and we expect the same in the coming months; because people want to protect their wealth with the insurance that gold offers....

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Week Ahead: Highlights include Fed, US CPI; ECB, BoE, SNB, Norges Bank

It is a huge week for major central bank policy announcements, where downshifts are expected from the Fed, ECB, BoE, SNB. Heading into the announcements, US CPI will help shape expectations. MON: UK GDP Estimate (Oct), Chinese M2/New Yuan Loans (Nov). TUE: OPEC MOMR; BoE Financial Stability Report; German CPI Final (Nov), UK Unemployment Rate (Oct)/Claimant Count (Nov), EZ ZEW (Dec), US CPI (Nov), Japanese Tankan (Q4), New Zealand Current Account (Q3). WED: FOMC...

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Barclays forecasts EURCHF trading around parity for the next few quarters

This is via the folks at eFX. For bank trade ideas, check out eFX Plus. For a limited time, get a 7 day free trial, basic for $79 per month and premium at $109 per month. Get it here. Barclays Research discusses CHF outlook and targets EUR/CHF around 0.97, 0.97, 0.98, and 1.00 by end of Q1, Q2, Q3, and Q4 of next year respectively. “We expect CHF to remain at the higher end of its historical range, with EURCHF trading around parity for the next few quarters. CHF...

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SNB’s Jordan: Monetary policy is is still expansionary

SNB’s Jordan, who has been chatting more in the NY session at least of late, is no the wires saying: monetary policy is a still expansionary we have most likely to adjust monetary policy again inflation is very thorny and there is still a risk that inflation will rise further inflation rate is above our target now. Expect it to be above our target if we don’t take that into account central banks around the world are now in a tightening cycle Yesterday Jordan said:...

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SNBs Jordan: IN 2023, sees Swiss growth weaker than this year. USDCHF trades near lows.

SNB’s Jordan is on the wires saying that: He sees weaker growth in 2023 than this year. SNB still has credibility that inflation will moderate Inflation has broadened Sees limited 2nd round wage effects in Switzerland There is a great probablility that SNB will need to further tighten monetary policy. Nominal appreciation of the franc helps guard against inflation The SNB stands ready to BUY OR SELL the keep the franc fx rate appropriate to steer inflation to target...

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Is Central Banks’ License to Print Money About to Expire?

One of the biggest reasons for people deciding to buy gold bars or to own silver coins is because of the folly of central banks and government. It seems bizarre to most people that we are all aware that money doesn’t grow on trees and yet those responsible for financial stability have forgotten this basic life-lesson. But, what has felt even more bizarre (and maddening) is for how long this foolishness has been allowed to continue. Well, it seems this won’t be the...

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Ep 45 – Danielle Lacalle: The Case for the People’s Zombification

In this latest installment of our Zombie Month series, we welcome Daniel Lacalle onto the Gold Exchange Podcast. Daniel is an economist, fund manager and professor of Global Economics. Daniel discusses the recent fallout in the UK, the pressures building up in the global economy, and the central banks’ creation of zombie firms. Listen to Ben, Keith and Daniel get into everything from quantitative easing to zombie slaying. Connect with Daniel on twitter @dlacalle and...

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SNB’s Jordan: Central Bank Independence is crucial to fight inflation effectively

SNB Jordan is on the wires speaks in general terms: Central bank independence is crucial to fight inflation effectively central banks could face political pressures to slow down or postpone interest rate hikes to tackle inflation central banks more politically vulnerable as inflation rises Comments outline reasons why central banks in general need to remain independent. Will be on alert for any comments on monetary policy.   [embedded content]...

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Ed Steer Gold And Silver – We Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!

Our guest this week is Ed Steer, expert gold and market analyst and author of the Gold & Silver Digest. We invited Ed onto GoldCore TV to get his take on what is concerning him most in financial markets, movements in SLV and sanctions against Russia. He also draws our attention to central bank purchases of gold. Ed’s interview serves as a reminder that those who currently do own gold and silver are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the number of people...

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