Tag: US Federal Reserve

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,...

Forex Trading Fundamental Analysis Masterclass – Part 9

Forex Trading Fundamental Analysis Masterclass edition – Part 9 of 15! As markets grow increasing more complex and difficult to manage any Forex Trader needs...

U.S. Equities — Is the Worst Over?

With the Chinese Black Monday are U.S. Equities — Is the Worst Over? Wall Street contrarians have been calling for a market correction for months....

Forex Economic Indicators: Industrial Production

The Industrial Production Index, an economic indicator issued by the US Federal Reserve on or around the 16th of the month at 9.15am EST,...

Forex Economic Indicators: PPI

The Producer Price Index (PPI) is a gauge of the prices of physical goods at the level of producers or wholesalers. It is a...

Forex Economic Indicators: CPI

As the most important benchmark for inflation, the Consumer Price Index or CPI is one of the most keenly watched fundamental economic indicators by...

Will We See QE in Europe? MahiFX Market View

In the years following the financial crisis of 2007/8, the U.S. Federal Reserve has been flooding the market with cheap dollars in an effort...

Draghi’s Non-Committal Stance Drives Euro Rally

The euro  rallied to a five-week high against the dollar in early trading in Asia this morning, after a pronouncement from ECB president Mario...

Safe-Haven Yen Reverses Recent Losses as Global Markets Fall

Global stockmarkets fell yesterday, driving investors into the arms of the Japanese yen, which has long been considered a 'safe haven' for value in...

Dow at 16,000, ECB fixing their closet and everything across the...

Yes, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is closing in on the historical 16,000 level. There is actually a strong sentiment in Wall Street that...

This Week’s Major Economic Releases

Last week, the euro began to recover from the previous week's ECB rate cut shock, while the yen continued its downtrend. Meanwhile, markets remained...

ADP Nonfarm Payroll Number Dents Dollar Rally

The ADP Non-Farm Payroll report, which measures employment growth in the US private sector, showed a lower-than-expected growth in the number of new employees...

Is the Euro Too Strong?

The euro dropped off a two-year high against the dollar this morning after a survey showing that business morale in Germany was unexpectedly down...

Upbeat Chinese data boosts EUR, AUD

The euro hit a two-year high against the dollar this morning, and is now holding steady after recovering from a sell-off. The dip was...

How would a US debt default impact USD?

Editorial note: This is a post by Justin Pugsley, Markets Analyst at MahiFX and was originally published on MahiFX.com The political impasse in Washington and...

German Consumer Confidence Data Boosts EUR

The EUR/USD currency pair breached the resistance level 1.3500 this morning after the release of some encouraging sentiment data from Germany, but concerns about...

The US Dollar Index Explained – Part 1

  Because currencies are always traded in pairs, they are most often spoken about as moving up or down against other currencies, rather than getting...

Fed Stuns Markets By Maintaining QE3, Dollar Sinks

Markets were left stunned yesterday with the announcement that the Federal Reserve's much-anticipated plans to scale back its quantitative easing programme have been put...