Tag Archive: Chairwoman Yellen

FED’s Rate Hike, US Quarterly GDP

July 24, 2015

Next week is going to be absolutely crucial for the USD as we have several key marco data releases that could have a significant impact on FED’s rate hike decisions. On top of that, today’s Markit Flash Manufacturing PMI from China confirmed that the slowdown there is getting more severe,... View Article

Grexit & Dovish FED

June 19, 2015

In the beginning of the week, every trader out there had two main questions written down on his or hers notebook: what the FED will do and how the Greece debt drama will end, if it ever ends. Today, I think it is safe to say, that one of those... View Article

Emerging Markets And The FED

June 12, 2015

„I don’t think that the IMF is worried about the US economy but instead, they are worried about the emerging market economies as these markets are under heavy pressure, because of the USD strength.“ This is what I wrote four days ago and today, I can say in full confidence,... 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

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

GDP, Claims and Pending Home Sales in US

August 28, 2014

Everyone was watching today’s U.S. economic data: we had the Preliminary GDP, Unemployment Claims and Pending Home Sales. This economic events were expected by traders and investors because they usualy bring high volatility in the market, though it was not the case today. However the Preliminary GDP produced a surprise... View Article