Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the U.S. economy remains hampered by high unemployment and government spending cuts, and tightening policy too soon would endanger the recovery.
Over the past week crude oil prices have been rocked by conflicting macroeconomic data and a suspected price-fixing scandal, leaving many investors questioning the validity of current price levels. Tap into that volatility with a put spread.
In the Dow-to-gold ratio chart, we see an important breakout above the declining long-term resistance line. This has bearish implications for gold.
Chairman Gary Gensler’s recusal from the investigation into MF Global was unnecessary, according to the agency’s internal watchdog.