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The Precious Metals Week in Review - December 27th, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – December 27th, 2019

It was a shortened trading week due to the timing of the Christmas holiday period this year. The impeachment of Donald J. Trump was pushed to the back burner as Congress left Washington, D.C. for its Christmas break and media outlets began their usual year-end reviews of the markets.

The Precious Metals Week in Review - December 20th, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – December 20th, 2019

1. It was a historic week as the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach just the third sitting president since the United States of America formed as a republic. 2. The seasonally adjusted number of Americans filing initial claims for state unemployment dropped by 18,000 claims from the previous week’s unrevised level to 234,000…

The Precious Metals Week in Review – December 6th, 2019

The U.S.-China trade negotiation continues to be the top factor for market volatility. The impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine also resumed this week, and it appears that the House will proceed with drafting formal articles of impeachment.

The Precious Metals Week in Review - November 29th, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – November 29th, 2019

Despite the shortened trading week due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., and seemingly positive progress in the trade talks between the U.S. and China earlier in the week, uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China relationship continues to be the primary driver for market volatility.

The Precious Metals Week in Review - November 22nd, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – November 22nd, 2019

The U.S.-China trade dispute continues to provoke uncertainty and volatility in all markets. The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine also continues to foster division and gridlock within the U.S. government.

The Precious Metals Week in Review - November 15th, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – November 15th, 2019

The ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China continues to spark volatility in all markets. The first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s July 25 phone call with the President of Ukraine got underway this week but equity markets seemed to largely ignore the spectacle and the political uncertainty it could cause, choosing instead to simply shoot higher on nothing more than the tenuous hope that the U.S. and China were “close” to reaching a trade deal.

The Precious Metals Week in Review - November 8th, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – November 8th, 2019

Headlines regarding the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China were again the primary drivers for market moves this week. It is increasingly odd that the mainstream media seems to find news coming out of China more reliable than their sources based in the U.S.

The Precious Metals Week in Review - November 1st, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – November 1st, 2019

It was a heavy news week as the Federal Reserve took further action on interest rates, the October Non-Farm Payrolls report was released, and the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump gained traction in the House of Representatives.