Front and center this morning we have a currency and metals rally to beat the band! And, it all began with yesterday’s announcement that the European Central Bank (ECB) did indeed hike rates… But that’s not all, kids! Check this out! The ECB did indeed hike their internal interest rate yesterday, as they laid out [...] The ECB Pulls The Dust Covers Off Of Interest Rates originally appeared in the Daily Reckoning . The Daily Reckoning recently featured articles on stagflation , best libertarian books , and QE2 .