Will Gold Shine if Fed Pauses Rate Hikes in 2019?

The Fed's multiple rate hikes in 2018 saw investors favor the U.S. dollar over gold. But will 2019 be the year for gold if the Fed pauses its rate moves?

About the Presenter

Bluford “Blu” Putnam has served as Managing Director and Chief Economist of CME Group since May 2011. With more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and concentrations in central banking, investment research, and portfolio management, Blu serves as CME Group’s spokesperson on global economic conditions.

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Hedging Gold in 2019 

Gold will face cross-currents in 2019, from a possible decline in Chinese and Indian demand for jewelry, increased supplies and the possibility of the Fed not raising rates in 2019. Hedge your portfolio with futures and options. 

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