December 08, 2017

Gold prices are trading unchanged at $1,247.50 this morning, a 5-month low.  Yesterday,  prices fell $16.00.  This week,  prices are down $35.00.  The Bloomberg US Dollar Index has marched steadily higher this week.  The market expects the Fed to raise interest rates next week.  Unemployment data comes out this morning:  non-farm payrolls are predicted at 195K.