Tag Archive: Chairwoman Yellen

3 Takeaways After the FOMC Statement

March 19, 2017
fomc statement

For the second time in three months and for the first time in 2017, the Federal Reserve decided to increase the federal funds rate. The rate hike was largely expected by the market participants. Hence the focus was on the FOMC statement and the press conference. The hawks were hoping... View Article

PPI in the United States – Why it Matters for FX Trading

March 14, 2017
PPI in the United States

FX market is one of the most volatile markets out there. Every day traders must look into the calendar to see what kind of data is being released and when. Some decide to trade the data-driven moves, the others do the complete opposite and reduce their exposure instead. Today, the... View Article

Federal Open Market Committee Takes the Stand

December 11, 2016
federal open market committee

Ladies and Gentlemen! We have reached the final and perhaps the most spoken risk event of this year. On Wednesday afternoon we have the pleasure to listen to Ms. Yellen for the last time in 2016 and there is only one thing we all want to hear. “The members of... View Article

Is Dollar Strength Here to Stay?

November 19, 2016
Forex Charts

U.S. dollar has been gaining ground against its main counterparts for two weeks now and Forex charts show that. The trend that started with the presidential elections in the United States, looks firm and solid. However, things aren’t always what they seem, especially in trading. The idea here is to... View Article

Getting Ready for Summer Trading

May 28, 2016

“For those of us climbing to the top of the food chain, there can be no mercy. There is but one rule: hunt or be hunted.” Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey), House of Cards, 2013 Price action changes somewhat during summer months and to be honest, previous week already felt like... View Article

One and Done

April 20, 2016

“Short everything that man has touched” Mark Baum (Steve Carell), The Big Short, 2015 Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve noticed that the phrase “helicopter money” is being used more frequently than ever before and it’s actually starting to sound like somebody is trying to make the market a... View Article