Posts tagged with "FOMC"
Will the US Dollar continue to rise?
Oct 14, 2016
The US Dollar is at its highest level since February 2016. The higher investor expectations are for a rate hike, the more it strengthens.
Gold Reacts to Fears of US Interest Rate Hike
Oct 7, 2016
After touching its highest level in July 2016, close to 1380 dollars per ounce, Gold began to weaken and on Tuesday experienced its strongest decline in 3 years - a drop of nearly 3%.
Why is the FED still waiting for more information before raising interest rates?
Sep 22, 2016
As expected and for the sixth consecutive meeting, the FED has not raised its rates, preferring to wait for more signs of progress.
Focus on Currencies: Mid September
Sep 16, 2016
In August, the BoE said it was prepared to provide more monetary stimulus if necessary. Yet, the Bank decided not to change anything in its monetary policy.
Beige Book Shows “Modest” Expansion of US Economy
Sep 8, 2016
The FED releases its Beige Book eight times a year. Its purpose is to gather information on the economic conditions in each of the twelve areas (or “districts”) of the United States.
US Economy Falters Before August Jobs Report
Sep 2, 2016
August's employment figures (NFP Report) should be examined closely, as according to Janet Yellen, a higher rate in September can still be expected.
FOMC Remains Data Dependent – Door Open to September Rise
Jul 29, 2015
The US dollar rallied briefly after the Federal Reserve confirmed that it is on track to lift interest rates in the later part of the year.
FOMC: US Can Withstand Rate Increases
Jul 8, 2015
The dollar was relatively flat after the publication as it provided few surprises. The committee saw the economy as being robust enough to withstand a rate (possibly in in September) while concerns over Greece were raised as expected.
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