It was a dreary start to the week as higher interest rates and a rallying POSX weighed upon the precious metals through the Comex session and onto the afternoon Globex? Might tomorrow be a better day? Maybe. We'll just have to wait to see what Chief Goon Powell has in store for us at his appearance before the US Senate Banking Committee.
But today felt a lot like a summer doldrum, dog day. Just dull and listless. It didn't help that we had two Fed Goons out flapping their gums, either. So, for today, these two links and three screenshots: