Dec 18, 2015

Interest Rate Hike: The Economic Data Did Not Justify It

I think the Federal Reserve felt that even though the data did not justify it, that they had to raise rates because they were afraid of the psychological damage, in other words, to prove they were confident in the economy they had to raise interest rates even though the economic data would argue against it. (SPDR S&P 500 Index ETF (SPY), SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD))

Peter Schiff is an American businessman, investment broker and financial commentator. Schiff is the CEO and chief global strategist of Euro Pacific Capital Inc.

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