Tag Archive: deflation

Euro Zone vs Deflation Monster

May 22, 2016

“I think my mask of sanity is about to slip.” Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), American Psycho (2000) Sell in May and go away – one of many legendary expressions connected to the world of trading. It’s not always the case but this year, it seems that Euro is following the... View Article

No Change in Federal Funds Rate

September 18, 2015

The long waited FOMC meeting is behind us and the outcome was clearly disappointing for the USD bulls. The US dollar is down across the board and the Federal Funds Rate is exactly at the same level as it was 24 hours ago. In short – no change in the... View Article

The World of Central Banks

January 27, 2015

It seems that extremely loose monetary policy is starting to gain ground again as central banks are lowering their non-existent interest rates, launching QE’s and cutting inflation forecasts. The fact that Bank of Canada was forced to cut rates was perhaps the biggest suprise of them all as their neighbour,... View Article

Road To Deflation

March 31, 2014

Lately the ECB press conferences have been very similar. Mr. Draghi reads out the statement using exactly the same sentences as last time and the journalist ask exactly the same questions. Trying to find something new there is almost the same as trying to find the differences in Johnny Bravo’s... View Article