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Markets mutted as FED minutes are released

News by Newsroom on 14:05 EST August 16, 2017
No major moves on the currency and stock markets after the FED released its last meeting minutes on Wednesday.

FED leaves rate unchanged will normalize its balance sheet in due course

News by Newsroom on 14:07 EST July 26, 2017
Nothing unexpected on the FED statement on Wednesday.

FED Yellen: Not another financial crisis in 'our lifetimes'

News by Allie Longford on 10:02 EST June 28, 2017
Probably marking the top, Yellen said at an event yesterday in London:

Fed does not dissapoint and raises rate and markets shrug it off

News by Newsroom on 14:07 EST June 14, 2017
The Fed did raise its fund rate by a quarter to 1.25% on Wednesday.

FED sees stocks too highly priced - minutes highlights

News by Newsroom on 14:04 EST April 05, 2017
the last FED meeting minutes released on Wednesday revealed FED members somehow concern with current valuation of US companies in the stock exchanges.

Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing hits six year high

News by Allie Longford on 09:06 EST February 16, 2017
Optimism is on the air as The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank manufacturing survey rose to 43.3 in February, following an increase to 23.6 the previous month, the highest level since 2011.

Stocks lower after FED confident statement

News by Newsroom on 03:01 EST February 02, 2017
Fed keeps rates same as expected, appears hawish on inflation, pointing to rosier sentiment.

Fed minutes highlights

News by Allie Longford on 14:07 EST January 04, 2017
FED officials saw the dollar holding down inflation in the last FOMC minutes released on Wednesday.

FED raises rate

News by Allie Longford on 14:46 EST December 14, 2016
The FED has done it! The central bank hikes by 25 Basis points as most analysts expected.

FED hike more likely as Michigan Consumer confidence strengthens and inflation expectactions rise

News by Newsroom on 13:11 EST November 11, 2016
After the US election all eyes will soon focus on the FED as it is likely to deliver a second rate hike this year at the last chance it has at its December meeting.

FED telegraphs December rate hike

News by Allie Longford on 03:10 EST November 03, 2016
The FOMC says the "case for an increase in the federal funds rate has continued to strengthen" in its latest statement released on Wednesday.

European stocks slide as FED hike looms

News by Newsroom on 03:29 EST Octuber 13, 2016
European stocks opened lower on Thursday after minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's September meeting released yesterday raised expectations of a December interest rate hike.

FED chair Yellen headline of the year: Continued job gains might do more harm than good in the future

News by Allie Longford on 09:08 EST September 29, 2016
In yet another new twist in the new economic normal Ms.

Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged

News by Newsroom on 14:02 EST September 21, 2016
"The committee judges that the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened but decided, for the time being, to wait for further evidence of continued progress toward its objectives," the long awaited statement produced by the US central bank on Wednesday says.

Fed's Lockhart refuses to talk about hike timing because market is sensitive!

News by Allie Longford on 10:15 EST September 12, 2016
Who would have thought it.

Fed sees modest economic growth amid slight inflation

News by Newsroom on 00:01 EST September 08, 2016
The Fed latest Beige Book release on Wednesday reports the U.S. economy grew at a modest pace in July and August as a strong labor market failed to put much upward pressure on wages and prices.

Trump Slams Yellen: The Fed Has Created A "Stock Bubble" And "A False Economy" To Boost Obama

News by Newsroom on 04:41 EST September 06, 2016
On Monday Donald Trump made some comments about the FED to a reporter travelling on his plane who asked him about a potential rate hike by the Fed in September.

US consumer confidence picks up, FED's hike case strengthens

News by Allie Longford on 10:23 EST August 30, 2016
Consumers were more optimistic in August than expected according to a survey released on Tuesday morning.

Who is saying what at the FED

News by Newsroom on 21:49 EST August 27, 2016
With the hottest topic in the currency markets being whether the Federal Reserve will hike rates anytime soon here is a summary of FED members remarks in the past days:

FED talks the talk but doesn't walk the walk

News by Allie Longford on 00:20 EST July 28, 2016
The Fed stays on hold, upgrades the economy and suggests risks have diminished.

Markets quiet ahead of the FED statement

News by Allie Longford on 05:14 EST July 26, 2016
Currencies and stock indices remain within ranges on early Tuesday trading.

FED minutes suggest rate hike unlikely in the near future

News by Allie Longford on 00:02 EST July 07, 2016
The Federal Reserve released on Wednesday minutes for its last meeting in mid June.

FED Yellen highlights LIVE

News by Newsroom on 14:40 EST June 15, 2016
These are the headlines Janet Yellen is leaving at the FOMC press conference after keeping the key interest rate unchanged at 0.25%.

FED leaves rate unchanged

News by Newsroom on 14:01 EST June 15, 2016
The Federal reserve leaved on Wednesday afternoon its key base rate unchanged at 0.25% as expected.

FED meeting, Brexit referendum, Spanish elections. Key dates and poll, which will surprise most?

News by Allie Longford on 01:43 EST June 12, 2016
The second week of June ended with stocks taking a turn lower.

Fed Yellen remarks LIVE

News by Newsroom on 12:39 EST June 06, 2016
These are the main points highlighted by FED Yellen this morning in Philadelphia.

FED Yellen may provide clues this morning

News by Newsroom on 12:00 EST June 06, 2016
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is due to speak about the economic outlook and monetary policy at the World Affairs Council in Philadelphia.

Philly Fed dips to 3 month lows as new orders dive

News by Allie Longford on 09:00 EST May 19, 2016
Philly Fed has released its latest business survey.

Gold drops sharply as Fed hints June rate hike

News by Newsroom on 15:12 EST May 18, 2016
Gold hit fresh lows dropping to $1,265 an ounce after the release of the Fed minutes in which FED officials are inclined for a rate hike in June if incoming data shows an improving economy.

Most Fed officials see June hike likely if economy allows

News by Newsroom on 15:06 EST May 18, 2016
Most Federal Reserve policy makers in April said an interest-rate increase would be appropriate in June if the economy continued to improve.