Tag: Inflation

FTSE 100 Falls As Labour Squeeze Leads To Expectations Of Rate...

The big squeeze on companies as higher costs take hold has again choked off gains for the FTSE 100, keeping the index down 0.5%...

Will The Inflation Rate Continue To Grow?

The Labor Department announced Wednesday that inflation increased to its quickest level in far more than 12 years in April, as the United States'...

How Does The Fiat Money System Work?

Billions across the world participate daily in economic transactions thanks to the fiat money system. In this structure, money is a medium of storage...

FX Markets Weekly Review #1: The Dollar Maintains An Upwards Surge...

Global equity markets extended consecutive daily losses this week with the exception of a few minor bourses, as the Dollar surged upwards. US and...

What Would a Battle of Inflationary Pressures (and Disinflation) Mean For...

Chinese ‘factory gate’ price inflation has been slowing over the past two years. Recently released producer price inflation was markedly lower in year-on-year terms,...

Bank of England: A surprise reaction to unsurprising news

Today’s announcement that the Bank of England (BoE) would raise its base interest rate from 0.5 to 0.75% came as little surprise to investment...

Forex Trading Fundamental Analysis Masterclass – Part 8

In the last part of this series, we looked at the different types of monetary policy, and the reasons why central banks and governments...

Forex Trading Fundamental Analysis Masterclass – Part 7

Types of Monetary Policy Earlier in this series, we mentioned the fact that governments and central banks set policies in an effort to encourage certain...

EUR/USD Declines on Weak Eurozone CPI ahead of ECB Meeting

The EUR/USD declined on Wednesday, falling below 1.06 after weaker than expected Eurozone inflation data strengthened the case for more expansive monetary policy by...

BOE Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged

The Bank of England held monetary policy steady in April, as policymakers continued to monitor the path of inflation just days after the Conservative...

EUR/USD Under Pressure as Greek Bailout Crisis Weighs

The euro was little changed against its US counterpart Friday after declining more than 70 pips in the European session, as fresh concerns over...

GBP/USD Approaching 5-Week Lows as Wage Data, BOE Minutes Weigh

The British pound declined sharply against its US counterpart on Wednesday, as tepid wage growth and a dovish Bank of England pushed the GBP/USD...

BOE Votes 9-0 in Keeping Rates at 0.5%

The Bank of England voted unanimously in keeping interest rates at record lows in March, expressing concerns that a stronger British pound would keep...

US Dollar Edges Lower in Anticipation of Fed Meetings

The US dollar declined across the board on Monday, easing off 12-year highs ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee policy meetings. The US dollar...

Cable Breaks below 1.50, Trading at 6-Week Lows

The British pound fell to six-week lows against the US dollar on Thursday, extending losses from the previous session that followed weaker than forecast...

Bank of England Maintains Overnight Rate at 0.5% for 6th Straight...

The Bank of England made no changes to monetary policy on Thursday, as policymakers voted once again to keep interest rates at record lows...

US Personal Spending Declines for Second Straight Month

Consumer spending in the United States declined for a second consecutive month in January as incomes increased slower than expected, a sign consumers were...

EUR/USD Rebounds as Eurozone Deflation Slows

The euro was trading higher against its US counterpart Monday, as stronger than expected Eurozone CPI and unemployment data suggested the struggling currency region...

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