Tag: fomc

The FOMC Awakens

The recent meeting by the FOMC ended, no much surprise there, with the historic rate hike. But because the FOMC has been preparing us for the hike for such a long time, the reaction in the market was quiet subdue…

When Fed Doves Cry — MM #74

The Fed adopted a more hawkish stance and this has implications for the USD, stocks and commodities all the way to the December. We begin by analyzing the statement, continue with discussing US growth in a new light, looking at China…

ECB’s QE Reloaded – Is It Enough?

While the U.S. awaits for the Federal Reserve to raise rates – and for now it seems less likely it will occur anytime soon – the ECB is taking the lead in order to provide more liquidity to the markets,…

US Down or greenback comeback? MM #45

What’s going on in America? Where is the dollar headed? That is the focus of our latest episode as the Easter holidays are behind us and markets are on the move. We also cover slippery oil and the state of the Aussie.…

Is Draghi’s QE Program Enough?

Many have already talked about the recent ECB QE program, which is currently estimated to reach around 1.1 trillion euros or $1.3 trillion (or perhaps $1.2 trillion now that the Euro/USD is around 1.12). So here is another way to…