UK Variable Savings Interest Rates Fell in the run-up to Base Rate Rise

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UK Savers Left Underwhelmed by Base Interest Rate Rise

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Unemployment Rate Reaches Record Low, Positive for Stocks

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Prepare For Interest Rate Rises And Global Debt Bubble Collapse

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UK Mortgage Two-year fixed rate sees highest rise in eight years

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Bank of England Base Rate increases to 0.50%

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UK Base Rate Speculation Causes Fixed Interest Rates to Rise

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UK Mortgage 90% LTV Fixed Rate Deals Hit Record High

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How Will We Be Affected by a Series of Rate Hikes?

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President Trump and … the Interest Rate Yield Curve? Video

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The 3 Assets to Add to Your Stocks Portfolio in This Rate Tightening Cycle

Exactly a year ago, in the wake of Brexit, the US 10-Year Treasury rate fell to an all-time low of 1.36%. At that point, bond yields—which move inversely to their price—had been declining for eight years with no end in sight. Then Trump won the US election; another unexpected twist. An uptick in inflation and […]

UK Remortgage Customers Beware of Interest Rate Rises

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Fixed Interest Rate Bond Rises Fuel Recovery in UK Savings Market

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One-year Fixed Savings Interest Rates Hit Highest Level Since Base Rate Cut

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EUR/JPY Exchange Rate and Gold

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The Market Effects of Another Interest Rate Hike

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Gold Bullish on Fed Interest Rate Hike

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US Interest Rate Curve Inversion and Chaos to Begin by December 2017

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Fed’s Third Inetrest Rate Hike and Gold

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Who’s Liking the US Interest Rate Hike Most?

As investors prepare for what looks like a potentially second rate hike within the first half of 2017, there are those who are still questioning the overall impact of increased interest rates on the economy. By trade, stock market investors gain more when interest rates are higher. This is simply because capital risk assets will […]

Gold in Fed Interest Rate Hike Cycles

Gold suffered heavy selling in early March leading into the Fed’s latest rate hike.  Speculators frantically dumped gold futures ahead of the Fed’s meeting as implied rate-hike odds soared.  This is nothing new.  This key group of traders has long feared Fed-rate-hike cycles, convinced they are the mortal nemesis of zero-yielding gold.  But this view […]

Stock Market Uncertainty Following Interest Rate Increase – Will Uptrend Continue?

Briefly: In our opinion, speculative short positions are favored (with stop-loss at 2,410, and profit target at 2,200, S&P 500 index). Our intraday outlook is bearish, and our short-term outlook is bearish. Our medium-term outlook remains neutral, following S&P 500 index breakout above last year’s all-time high: Intraday outlook (next 24 hours): bearish Short-term outlook […]

Gold Up 1.8%, Silver Up 2.6% After Dovish Fed Signals Slow Interest Rate Rises

– Gold up 1.8%, silver up 2.6% – Fed signals slow rate rises – Dollar sells off as Fed raises 0.25% to target range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent on inflation outlook and “ebullient” stocks – Gold’s biggest 1 day percentage gain since September 2016 – Fed raises rates for only the third time since crisis […]

Fed Rate Hikes, Fiscal vs. Monetary Policy and Why Again the Case for Gold?

I’ve been thinking about the current Fed Funds rate hike cycle, which is logically gaining forward momentum now that the Fed can stand down from its 8-year, ultra-lenient monetary policy cycle.  That is because the Obama administration’s goals required a compliant Federal Reserve to continually re-liquefy the economy as its fiscal policies drained it. The […]

US Real Estate & Interest Rate Change – You’ve Been Warned!

Is this the moment which could spark a stock market sell-off? Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, in a speech given in Chicago, last Friday, March 3rd, 2017, suggested that the FED will likely resume raising interest rates later this month. The Market Oracle

Gold Pressured By Increasing Odds of March FED Rate Hike

The gold price has corrected by roughly $ 25 over the past few days. This pullback has been driven by increased odds of a Fed rate hike during March. Federal Reserve officials have been making hawkish comments lately, which has been supportive of the USD index and thus bearish for precious metals. After hitting a […]

Top Fixed Rate Savings Bond Highest in 10 months

Challenger banks are causing a storm in the fixed rate bond market, with especially the highest rates in the market seeing an increase. The top one-year fixed rate bond has increased to 2.00%, up by 0.60% since January and the first time in 10 months a one-year fixed rate has stood at 2.00% or higher. […]

Inflation Spikes in 2017, Supporting Gold Prices Despite Increased Odds of March Rate Hike

Inflation is coming. In fact, inflation rose at the fastest pace in four years during January. Consumer prices surged 0.6% in January from December, double the consensus forecast of a 0.3% rise. This marks the sharpest monthly increase since February 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Market Oracle