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Despite what many believed would happen, the Federal Reserve has taken its first real step toward unwinding its balance sheet. Are they rebuilding their reputation, or preparing for the next crash?

Gold has been rising sharply since mid-July, and Andrew Hecht believes the metal has a lot more room for growth. See the four reasons why he believes gold could be headed to a new high in this week’s News to Know.

Next Wednesday, the Fed will likely press forward to raise rates and cut its balance sheet. But, assuming it makes this move, it will be the first time in 80 years it has pursued this kind of policy amidst such tumultuous economic conditions.