US Core CPI | December 15, 2016 | Currency News

US Core CPI is expected to rise to around the 0.2% and with Fed likely to hike rates this month and the fact it is scheduled after the FOMC meeting, I would only take a trade if we get our tradable deviation. 8:30am (NY Time) US Core CPI m/m Forecast 0.2% Previous 0.1% DEVIATION: 0.2% […]

U.S. dollar continues to drop, but for how much longer

The US Dollar continues to drop below support levels, and this has helped many risk assets continue rallies; but the big question is how long USD weakness might persist, and this will likely be driven by Fed rate hike expectations; which we will receive next week at the upcoming FOMC meeting. While markets are currently pricing-out rate hike expectations for 2016, the Fed has shown a persistent drive to try to kick rates higher, even in the face of numerous hurdles…

Global stocks sell off, dollar up on increasing expectations that Fed could hike rates in June

Stocks around the world sold off on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained, pressuring oil prices, as increased expectations that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates in the near term rippled through financial markets. Investors were adjusting to the minutes of the Fed April meeting, released on Wednesday, in which the U.S. central bank opened the door to a rate hike in June…

Fed officials believe first rate hike could ‘well be met’ by next December meeting

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials believed last month that the economic conditions needed to trigger the first interest rate hike in nearly a decade could “well be met” by their next meeting in December. Minutes of the October discussions released Wednesday revealed Fed officials’ view that the job market would improve further and that inflation would begin to move toward their 2 percent annual target…

US Advanced GDP (Q3) | October 29, 2015 | Currency News Trading

Because this is the first quarterly release for the 3rd quarter of 2015, we are likely to see plenty of market reaction especially considering recent FOMC meeting result.  If we were to get a strong release, we should see speculation rise for a 2015 rate liftoff by the Fed. Here is the forecast for the […]

CA Core CPI | September 18, 2015 | Currency News

CA Core CPI is likely a strong high-impact event but since it’s released after yesterday’s all important FOMC meeting, we should see plenty of that sentiment still lingering in the market.  I would only recommend a trade if we get our deviation. Here´s the forecast: 8:30am CA Core CPI m/m Forecast 0.0% Previous 0.1% DEVIATION: […]

Top 10 Weekly Forex Market Headlines – 1.9.2015

1. U.S. crude oil breaking below $50 a barrel on supply glut January 5, The selloff in global oil markets showed little signs of slowing in the new year with U.S. crude breaking below $50 a barrel, the first time since April 2009, on fears of a supply glut. Benchmark Brent crude tumbled about 6 […]

Fed meeting may reveal new details on exit strategy

(Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s policy committee concludes its latest meeting on Wednesday with little change expected in its outlook for interest rates but the potential for new details to emerge on the planned exit from its current easy monetary policy. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to…

Treasuries rise before Fed decision as market debates Fed rate strategy

Treasuries rose as investors speculated that Federal Reserve officials will lower their economic-growth forecasts while continuing to reduce monetary stimulus at the conclusion of today’s policy meeting. Yields on two-year notes, more sensitive to changes in expectations for…

Fed may offer clearer guidance on rates at FOMC meeting this week

(Reuters) – U.S. policymakers have the chance this week to give clearer guidance on the future path of interest rates and settle markets that are uncertain over how and when a hike would occur. Global financial markets are still on alert for developments in Ukraine, with the United States and its G7 partners preparing tougher sanctions against Russia…

Fed Yellen’s Debut: Calculated Response Or Rookie Mistake?

The FOMC meeting on March 19 surprised the market by dropping the quantitative forward guidance (threshold based forward guidances, such as 6.5% unemployment rate and 2.5% CPI in a 6 ~ 12 months forecasted) and moving to a more vague, qualitative guidance that encompasses everything, here’s the paragraph straight out of the FOMC Statement: … […]

Is Yellen Asking WWBD (What Would Bernanke Do?)

The March 19, 2014 FOMC Meeting will be the first official meeting for Janet Yellen as the chair of the FOMC, and to complicate matters, this is the meeting with a Press Conference, where Yellen will have the pleasure of being interrogated by local media members on Fed’s monetary policy and the pace of tapering. […]

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