July 29, 2019

Gold and silver are trading at $1,420.00 and $16.40 respectively,  as much of the volatility seen in recent weeks has subsided ahead of a big week for economic news.  The Bank of Japan is set to release its monetary policy on Tuesday, then the Fed will release its decision on Wednesday.  Key manufacturing and employment data are also due out later in the week. Stocks are mixed midday with the Dow up about 0.22% and the Nasdaq down about 0.55%.