Posts Tagged ‘fomc’

  • FOMC raise interest rate to 1.5%, DJIA rises, U.S. dollar slumps on Fed outlook, gold spikes to reach $1255 per ounce

    Dec 14, 17 • 1715 Views • Morning Roll Call Comments Off on FOMC raise interest rate to 1.5%, DJIA rises, U.S. dollar slumps on Fed outlook, gold spikes to reach $1255 per ounce

    As widely expected the FOMC raised the upper bound interest rate to 1.5%, the Fed’s committee also confirmed that it would begin to reduce it’s massive $4.5 trillion balance sheet, by $20b a month, beginning in February 2018. The FOMC also committed to...

  • Deciphering Fed Speak

    Jun 21, 12 • 989 Views • Between the lines Comments Off on Deciphering Fed Speak

    Equities showed some volatility surrounding the decision, but closed nearly unchanged. US Treasuries were down ahead of the decision and some curve plays occurred, according to the twist script, which led to an outperformance of the long end and a bear...

  • Gold before the FOMC

    Jun 20, 12 • 725 Views • Forex Precious Metals, Forex Trading Articles Comments Off on Gold before the FOMC

    Equities are trading up after increased import and export figures from Japan supported gains. The G-20 summit endorsed policies related to the Spanish Banks as the yields of the 10-year bond has increased above 7 percent hitting a record high for the EU at...

  • Gold Bounces On FOMC

    Gold Bounces On The FOMC

    Apr 27, 12 • 2090 Views • Market Commentaries Comments Off on Gold Bounces On The FOMC

    After the main event of the week, the FOMC meeting on Wednesday, gold futures ended down only $1.5 or -0.09 percent. Mid day gold fell $15 to $1,625 after the FOMC policy statement was released, and then swiftly rebounded to $1,650 and settled at $1,642.3....

  • Federal Open Market Committee Meeting

    The Main Event This Week Was A Dud

    Apr 25, 12 • 3073 Views • Market Commentaries Comments Off on The Main Event This Week Was A Dud

    The main event this week—the Federal Open Market Committee meeting/Ben Bernanke press conference—concluded today. Markets and investors, news casters and financial analysts had built this into the meeting of all meeting, market expectation were high,...

  • What's In Store For The US This Week

    What’s In Store For The US For The Rest Of The Week

    Apr 24, 12 • 2125 Views • Market Commentaries Comments Off on What’s In Store For The US For The Rest Of The Week

    Markets and investors have been totally distracted this week by the upcoming FOMC meetings and the BoJ rate decision and political problems in Europe that we have not focused on hard core economic data. This week has a lot in store outside of those main...

  • Forex Market Commentaries - Crude Oil And Speculators Hamper Economic Recovery

    Crude Oil And Speculators Hamper Economic Recovery

    Apr 10, 12 • 1045 Views • Market Commentaries Comments Off on Crude Oil And Speculators Hamper Economic Recovery

    Just a year or so ago, when brokers and economists were pointing that we might be facing $100.00 oil prices, everyone shook their heads and laughed. Sure oil  surged up to hit $100.00 now and then but quickly fell again. With the world in recession, demand...

  • Forex Market Commentaries - Gold On The Sidelines

    Gold Sitting On The Sidelines Ahead Of FOMC

    Apr 3, 12 • 3780 Views • Market Commentaries 2 Comments

    Gold futures are likely to edge higher this week in low volume trade, helped by a weaker dollar overseas, though prices could be weighed by poor demand as jewelers’ continue their protest against levies. A director at Commtrendz Research commented: The...

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