Tag Archive: usd

Data Dependant FED

August 7, 2015

FED has insisted everytime, since the liftoff talks began, that any kind of rate hike is data dependant but nevertheless, the market has created clear time targets, such as September & December meetings to be the potential beginnings of the new tightening cycle. In itself, those time-targets are perfectly reasonable... View Article

US Exporters and Strong USD

February 1, 2015

While the Eurozone is struggling with all sorts of problems, the United States on the other hand is doing very well. Last Friday we all witnessed that the 4th quarter growth in US was a healthy 2.6%. Clearly it is lower than previous quarter 5% but nevertheless, there is no... View Article

US Dollar Strength

October 11, 2014

USD has been pushing higher against all its major counterparts since the beginning of Summer 2014. Aussie is down almost 900pips, Kiwi more than 1000 pips, Euro 1500 pips (low point so far) and Pound approximately 1200pips and most likely they will continue their decline against the USD in the... View Article

Waiting for the NFP

October 3, 2014

Last month the US Nonfarm Payrolls suprised considerably to the downside, showing only 142K new jobs and missed the expectations by miles. Even though last months result was very poor, optimism has not gone anywhere and analysts are expecting a strong rebound. Current expectations are around 215K, while the most... View Article