Research shows Fed’s Bullard had the biggest impact on bond markets in 2013

(Reuters) – Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis President James Bullard had the biggest impact on bond markets of all Fed policymakers in 2013, according to a new tally. Research by Macroeconomic Advisers showed Bullard, seen as a policy centrist, beat former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke for the mantle of most market-moving U.S. central banker…

Fed should taper faster, end it before mid-year: Fed’s Plosser

BIRMINGHAM, Ala./NEW YORK (Reuters) – Going a step further than his colleagues at the Federal Reserve, a hawkish policymaker said on Wednesday the U.S. central bank should wind down its bond purchases faster than planned and end it before mid-year…

Daily Forex Market Review 01/15/14 (+75 pips)

Today’s Trade Result: +75 pips July 2013: +160 pips June 2013: +336 pips May 2013: -50.5 pips April 2013: +851.5 pips March 2013: +327.5 pips February 2013: +127.5 pips January 2013: +1107.5 pips December 2012: +29 pips November 2012: +35.5 pips October 2012: +259.5 pips September 2012: +112.5 pips August 2012: +365.5 pips July 2012: […]

Daily Forex Market Review 11/19/13 (+27.5 pips)

Today’s Trade Result: +27.5 pips July 2013: +160 pips June 2013: +336 pips May 2013: -50.5 pips April 2013: +851.5 pips March 2013: +327.5 pips February 2013: +127.5 pips January 2013: +1107.5 pips December 2012: +29 pips November 2012: +35.5 pips October 2012: +259.5 pips September 2012: +112.5 pips August 2012: +365.5 pips July 2012: […]

Top Fed officials point to improvement in the U.S. economy

(Reuters) – Top Federal Reserve officials from opposite sides of the policy spectrum pointed to improvement in the U.S. economy on Monday, adding more weight to the notion that the central bank is getting close to reducing the pace of its monthly asset purchases…

Top 10 Weekly Forex Market Headlines – 10.18.2013

1. China: It’s time to build a ‘de-Americanized’ world October 15, China is taking advantage of the government shutdown and budget crisis on Capitol Hill to push for more favor on the world stage, telling other nations that relying on America to lead in the coming decades would be… 2. Analysis: Janet Yellen could turn […]

Fed’s Fisher sees signs of another U.S. ‘housing bubble’

(Reuters) – A top Federal Reserve official said on Thursday he is seeing fresh signs of a U.S. “housing bubble” and warned about the central bank’s ongoing purchases of mortgage-based bonds…

Analysis: Janet Yellen could turn out to be ‘quite hawkish’

Like her or dislike her, the thing almost everyone who talks about Janet Yellen agrees on is that President Obama’s nominee to chair the Federal Reserve is a dove…

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