Tag: US dollar

Financial Market Outlook for June 20-24

Now that the Fed meeting concluded without any change to its policy all eyes will set on Britain and the upcoming referendum regarding a possible Brexit. The economic ramifications on Britain and the rest of the EU will be dire…

Financial Market Outlook for June 13-17

The highly expected FOMC meeting will take center stage this week and will eclipse the major economic reports that will be released this week. Nonetheless, until the FOMC statement is released, some economic data could drive market sentiment; some of…

Financial Market Preview for June 6-10

The latest NFP report fell short – really short this time! – of market expectations with only 38K jobs added in May. And even though wages still grew at a pace of 2.5% per annum, the headline figure was really…

Financial Market Outlook for May 23-27

The recent hawkish FOMC minutes were enough to drive back up the USD and bring down equities as the markets adjusted expectations regarding a possible rate hike. This week’s main reports and events include: U.S. core durable goods, EU manufacturing…

Financial Market Outlook for May 16-20

The volatility in the financial markets remains elevated over economical and geopolitical unrest including: Concerns over a possible Brexit, Greece’s debt problems, China’s economic slowdown, the U.S. presidential primaries and the Fed’s monetary policy, just to name a few. Besides…

Financial Market Preview for May 9-13

The recent NFP report didn’t present, yet again, a clear picture as to where the U.S. labor market is heading: Wages went up but job growth didn’t meet market estimates. This week, the JOLTS report will provide another look at…

Financial Market Outlook for May 2-6

The BOJ disappointed by not expanding its monetary stimulus, while the FOMC, as expected, didn’t budge on its rate hike talk. In the end, the USD continued to devalue against the Yen and Euro, which helped push back up commodities…

Financial Market Outlook for April 25-29

In the midst of earnings season next week will also entail two major events that could boost even further up volatility: The Federal Reserve’s policy meeting and U.S. GDP for Q1. Other events and reports to consider include: BOJ’s policy…

Financial Market Outlook for April 18-22

The volatility in the markets continue to pick up as the earning season progresses. And this week we have two main events: Doha meeting on Sunday and ECB policy meeting, in other words we have a double D theme: Doha…