From Taylor Dart
From Reuters: Palladium on Monday slumped about 7 percent, its biggest daily percentage drop in over two years, while gold also fell as strong U.S. data improved investors’ appetite for riskier assets ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting.
From Frank Holmes: Stocks erased their weekly gains and bond yields fell on Friday as investors reacted to a number of economic developments. Chief among them were a Treasury yield curve inversion, the first since before the financial crisis, and continued slowdown in the pace of U.S. manufacturing expansion.
From Investing.com: Investing.com – The going is as good as it can get for precious metals bulls as spot prices of palladium and gold extended their rally on Monday, courtesy of a patient Fed.
From Neils Christensen: (Kitco News) – Renewed strength in the U.S. dollar, trading near a three-week high, is weighing on the entire precious metals market but that won’t be enough to stop the long-term uptrend in palladium, one bank says.
From Todd Shriber: The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF EZA 1.18%, the largest exchange traded fund dedicated to stocks in Africa’s largest economy, is up about 6 percent this year.
From Reuters: Palladium hit a new record high on Monday as the threat of strikes in the South-African mining industry exacerbated a supply deficit for the metal, while gold rose as the dollar slipped on signs of a U.S.-China trade deal.
From Reuters: Palladium jumped above the $1,500 per ounce mark for the first time on Wednesday, propelled by a stark supply deficit, while gold hit a 10-month high on a weaker dollar as investors awaited cues on U.S. monetary policy.
From K. Sathya Narayanan: (Reuters) – Palladium surged to a record high on Monday as a sustained supply deficit boosted the investment case for the autocatalyst metal, while gold rose to its strongest in more than two weeks on a lower dollar.
From Grace Dobush:
From David Fickling: (Bloomberg Opinion) — Platinum’s lesser-known cousin keeps going from strength to strength.
From Fred Imbert & Sam Meredith: Stocks rose in volatile trade on Monday as investors pored through the latest U.S.-China trade developments and equities added to a massive rally in the prior trading session.
From Arijit Rose: * Palladium touches all-time high at $1,313.24/oz