World Stock Markets, Bond Yields Rise Amid Ideas of U.S. Rate Hike In March

(Kitco News) - Asian and European stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings and fresh record highs when the New York day session begins. Gold prices are under pressure Tuesday morning, in part due to hawkish comments from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harper, who said Monday he could support a U.S. interest rate increase at the next FOMC meeting in March, if inflationary pressures are apparent. There are several Federal Reserve officials slated to speak this week, and the latest FOMC minutes are due for release in the early afternoon Wednesday. To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2017 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post World Stock Markets, Bond Yields Rise Amid Ideas of U.S. Rate Hike In March appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .
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