Gold may be poised to rally as speculation mounts that the Federal Reserve will hit the pause button on interest rate hikes in 2019.
Job creation for September fell to its lowest level in a year though the unemployment rate dropped to a point not seen in nearly 50 years, according to Labor Department figures released Friday.
Donald J. Trump Tweet – Jobless Claims fell to their lowest level in 49 years!
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting near a 49-year low in a sign the job market remains strong.
Gold Silver Reports (GSR) – Fed Says Tariff Concerns Cloud Otherwise Solid U.S. Outlook — New tariffs and concerns “Outlooks remained positive, but contacts in various sectors including manufacturing, agriculture and transportation expressed concern about the newly imposed and/or proposed tariffs,” the Fed said in its Beige Book report released Wednesday in Washington. That concern was later echoed by New York Fed President William Dudley, who told an audience in the Bronx that a tariff war would be a “terrible outcome” which the U.S. couldn’t win.