Silver and the Miners Wait Patiently for Gold - David Brady (13/12/2019)
The Fed surpasses expectations for more QE
to address potential liquidity issues in the repo market around year-end. This
means interbank funding issues are getting worse, requiring ever more stimulus.
Meanwhile, Trump announces a phase one trade deal with China “in principle”,
which means nothing substantive has been agreed whatsoever. Yet, the stock
market eats it up and we head to new highs. Meanwhile, the bond market takes a
hit, with the 10-year yield rising back up to 1.95%.
It is no surprise that Gold, despite
setting a marginal higher high yesterday, ended the day near its low.
Silver didn’t fare much better, although it
did close up slightly for the day and relative to the previous close.
Miners did not escape the pain but still
continue to outperform the metals. The clear standout recently has been SILJ,Read More
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