Ben S. Bernanke

Gold Gains After Remarks from Bernanke

July 16, 2013 PJ Moore Economic Barometer

Hedge funds continued to pour money into gold for the second straight week as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke quashed expectations of a tapering of stimulus soon.  Futures had their steepest rise since 2011. Investors added to their net-long position by 4.1 percent to 35,691 futures and options, data for July 9 shows. On […]

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Hedge Funds Reducing Gold Exposure

June 24, 2013 Debbie Jacobs Economic Barometer

The Federal Reserve’s announcement that it will reduce stimulus activity, combined with the recent slip in the value of exchange-traded products sent hedge funds to cut their bets on gold. It is the largest reduction in gold exposure since last February, lowering investor net-long positions by 29 percent, down to 38,951 futures and options by […]

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Ben S. Bernanke, Federal Reserve, Gold,

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