UK government is all about building coalitions – working groups that can get things done. British Prime Minister Theresa May called a special election to try to get more votes on her side of the table for upcoming Brexit talks. At first that seemed like a sure thing. Then last week some polls showed the opposition might actually come out on top.
This uncertainty helped gold pop over the last 5 trading days. And of course, today is the day ex-FBI director James Comey testifies in front of Congress. His “formal” testimony was released yesterday and contained ammo for both sides. At least, that’s what they like to think.