Stagflation to Terrorize the Economy in 2023.
The silver and gold markets were off to an excellent start in the first few days of the year’s trading before squeezing under market pressure on Thursday but then rebound in the early morning of Friday.
A weak but not entirely positive jobs report has raised hopes for more rate hikes by the Federal Reserve and boosted the U.S. dollar on foreign exchange markets. Metals futures traders responded to the market by selling yesterday only to revert and purchase today.
Investors usually take a look at the initial trading days of a new Year to get a sense of developments in the markets throughout the year.
The main economic trends of 2022 included rising inflation and increasing interest rates. These two factors combined created miserable conditions for investors in traditional financial markets.
In 2023 the rates of interest will likely rise in 2023 as the Fed slows down and then stops its rate hikes. Central bankers are expected increase rates by a size-down quarter-point at their next meeting in February.
Certain observers believe that the Fed having to raise rates even more due to a low unemployment rate, but still a high inflation rates. However, Wall Street and Washington, D.C. have made it clear that they’re not able to endure much more of the pain that comes with interest rates.
It is possible that it will be done by this Fed by 2023. There’s a good chance Jerome Powell and company could cut rates in the coming months in the event that the economy suffers a major downturn.
In terms of inflation, it’s widely expected to decrease from the highs of double-digits in 2022, largely due to the fact that higher costs of borrowing for businesses and consumers are predicted to reduce the demand for both products and services.
However, the possibility of rising prices driven by supply is present. Certain analyst are warning about price increases because of the absence of investment in new production coupled with geopolitical tensions surrounding Russia.
Stagflation could be a key issue in 2023. In this scenario both bond and stock markets are likely to be in a state of flux. Precious metals, however will continue to outperform. Silver and gold both had slight gains in 2022 despite financial assets saw massive losses.
Investors must also be prepared for the unexpected. Markets that are naturally unpredictable are prone to defy expectations and result in results that make those who’ve not protected themselves from the risk of being vulnerable.
Central banks across the globe purchased gold bullion bars in an unprecedented rate this year. The official buying of physical gold could provide a price floor in 2023.
The extent to which gold will gain traction among the general public this year as a secure place to invest remains to be seen. The general public, however, might not be fascinated in a major way until after gold has exploded into record-breaking run. Then, a”mania” period could begin.
In the time, silver and gold will continue to fill a crucial place in a balanced portfolio of investments through 2030 and onwards.
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Stagflation to Terrorize the Economy in 2023
By Mike Gleason, Money Metals
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