Gold may be poised to rally as speculation mounts that the Federal Reserve will hit the pause button on interest rate hikes in 2019.
Gold Silver Reports (GSR) – Gold is not ready to break out of its trading range just yet. The Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is sending dovish signals into the marketplace.
“People are moving some capital into gold at this time, given the uncertainties around the pace of rate hikes by the U.S. Federal Reserve, the U.S.-China trade war,” said Brian Lan, managing director at Singapore dealer GoldSilver Central.
Neal Bhai MFA Technical Analyst – MCX Silver Tips Below 40100 Only Sell, Silver MCX Trading Zone 39200-40100 – U.S. retail sales increased marginally in April as rising gasoline prices cut into discretionary spending, but consumer spending appeared on track to accelerate after slowing sharply in the first quarter. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s top deputies are edging toward a clash that could shape the pace of interest-rate hikes in coming months, as well as how the Fed should prepare for and combat the next economic downturn.