With Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaking to Congress this week,
the market’s fearful spotlight on interest rates is especially bright.
Today’s financial headlines are influencing the price and outlook for
gold and gold-mining stocks.
With all the volatility in stocks and bonds this year, it’s hard to get
a clear bead on where markets might be heading. That uncertainty makes
it hard for investors to not worry about where markets might be heading.
We liked European equities before last month’s massive monetary stimulus
plan was announced, so it should be no surprise that we like them even
It’s only January, so perhaps it’s too soon to identify a dominant
market trend for 2015. That said, there are a lot of stresses in the
global financial system.