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Arkadiusz Sieron

Arkadiusz Sieron

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Arkadiusz Sieron is a certified Investment Adviser. He is a long-time precious metals market enthusiast, currently a Ph.D. candidate, dissertation on the redistributive effects of monetary inflation (Cantillon effects). Arkadiusz is a free market advocate who believes in the power of peaceful and voluntary cooperation of people. He is an economist and board member at the Polish Mises Institute think tank. He is also a Laureate of the 6th International Vernon Smith Prize. Arkadiusz is the author of our monthly Market Overview reports.

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All gold and quiet on the eastern front

(Kitco commentary) - The war in Ukraine has entered its seventh month and some people believe that China is gearing up for a war with Taiwan. Will bulls invade the gold market?

What's a recession, anyway?

(Kitco commentary) - We are so far only in a technical recession, but the true recession is coming, or it has already begun. It should be positive for gold prices.

Inflation is hotter than expected, gold colder than hoped

(Kitco commentary) - The annual CPI decelerated in August but came in higher than expected. Bets on a more hawkish Fed increased, while in the case of gold, they decreased.

Gold barely reacts to July FOMC Minutes

(Kitco commentary) - Although gold barely reacted to the July FOMC minutes, the Fed worries about an economic slowdown. That bodes well for the long-term outlook for gold.

The bears took control of the market, but refrained from gold

(Kitco commentary) - The bears awoke from their winter sleep and took control of Wall Street. However, they haven’t conquered the gold market yet!

Unlike Gold, the Fed Doesn’t Want a Recession. Who Will Win?

(Kitco commentary) - Powell said before the Senate that he didn’t want a recession. Who would? However it can occur anyway, boosting gold prices.

Recession is coming. Should you be concerned?

(Kitco commentary) - It’s certain that the recession will come eventually. The questions are: when, how will it impact the market, and are there any reasons to be afraid?

Houston, we have a stagflation problem. Now it's time for gold!

(Kitco commentary) - Experts from the World Bank finally admitted that the risk of stagflation is getting bigger and more real. For gold, however, that's pretty good news.

Despite ultra-hawkish Fed's meeting, gold jumps

(Kitco commentary) - The FOMC finally raised interest rates and signaled six more hikes this year. Despite the very hawkish dot plot, gold went up in initial reaction.

Inflation peak - high risk or opportunity for gold?

(Kitco commentary) - Not only won't inflation end soon, it's likely to remain high. Whether gold will be able to take advantage of it will depend, among others, on the Fed.