Gold Gains As Stocks Sink After Trump Turmoil, Fed Fearmongering

Shitty day for Housing Recovery enthusiasts, the Trump administration, and Fed followers...

 

Stock actually ended the day higher thanks to the overnight bid and panic squeeze at the open but the theme of the day was simple - Trump is in trouble (agenda on the rocks) and The Fed is explicitly warning about bubbles...

 

VIX ended the day lower but once again it was a game of two halves (NOTE Russell 2000 'VIX' was higher on the day)...

 

AAPL pushed to new record highs as the great rotation from FANG stocks continues...

 

The Dollar was dumped and bond yields tumbled after Trump and accelerated after The Fed...

 

With the AMZN issue out of the way, selling pressure lifts on bonds and today's turmoil put a bid under prices...

 

The Dollar Index erased most of its gains from the last two days...

Flows swung toward risk-off after U.S. Vice President Pence dialed up the rhetoric, saying North Korea must permanently abandon its nuclear ambitions. This followed news from the White House earlier in the day that Trump and Pence would meet with the National Security team regarding Southeast Asia on Friday at Camp David.

 

Gold jumped on warmongery and Trump turmoil then shifted higher on a dovish Fed statement... Crude was ugly after a large crude draw offset by a surprise build in gasoline stocks.

 

Zinc spiked today and Copper was up as the base metal commodity index surged to its highest level since Nov 2014...

 

However, what happens next?

 

The analog continues to hold...