Despite doing nothing at the June meeting, Federal Reserve officials continue to talk tough about fighting inflation. The anticipation of another rate hike created headwinds for both stocks and gold this week. But Friday Gold Wrap host Mike Maharrey thinks something is amiss. In this episode, he talks about the disconnect between the central bankers’ rhetoric and their actions. Are they clueless or running scared? This week, he also talks about another big jump in the national debt and the latest on central bank gold buying.
- Hawkish Fed drove markets this week
- Is there a disconnect between Fed rhetoric and Fed actions?
- The Fed March 2021 “dot-plot” was wildly wrong
- More than 1/3 of US businesses are in debt trouble
- The national debt surge — an amazing freak show
- Central banks still buying gold
- The June job numbers
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