Tag Archives: FOMC

Should You Be Worried About U.S. Retail Sales?

Heads up! The U.S. economy printed a dismal retail sales report, which wasn’t so much of a surprise given the slack in the labor market. What does this mean for the U.S. dollar? Read more

5 Takeaways from Yellen’s First Testimony in Congress

Is Janet Yellen set to shake things up in the Fed? Let’s break down her latest testimony in Congress to look for some clues. Read more

5 Reasons Why the US GDP Report Is Such A Hit

Uncle Sam’s Q4 2013 headline GDP figure just met market expectations at 3.2%. So why is it such a hit among investors? Here are five reasons. Read more

3 Main Takeaways From The FOMC Statement

What did the Fed say during the awaited FOMC statement and how did it affect the dollar’s price action? It’s all in here, folks! Read more

U.S. Session Recap – January 30, 2014

What in the world happened during the FOMC statement? Check out my session recap to get the latest scoop! Read more

December NFP Shocker: A Quick Breakdown

Surprise, surprise! The U.S. economy printed a very dismal NFP figure but the jobless rate ticked closer to the Fed’s target. What does this mean for Fed policy and the U.S. dollar? Read more

Reviewing the FOMC, BOE, and ECB Decisions

Did this week’s major central bank events live up to their hypes? Find out what the Fed, BOE and ECB had released in their statements and how they affected currency price action. Read more

FOMC Minutes: More Taper Clues?

What are the odds of another Fed taper taking place soon? You might be able to find some clues in the latest FOMC meeting minutes so here’s a quick rundown of what happened. Read more

3 Central Bank Events To Watch Out For

It’s bound to be an exciting trading week with three central bank events lined up! What can we expect from each event? Read more

Taper Talks Dominate the Greenback in 2013

The dollar index might be composed of several major currencies but its price action sure didn’t show it! Check out how the Fed’s taper plans dominated the Greenback’s price action in 2013. Read more