Entries Categorized as 'Interest rates'

Fed Cuts Interest Rates to 0.25% and Formally Enters QE

Date December 16, 2008

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 75bp to a range of 0 to 0.25 percent, the lowest level that this generation has ever seen.
In our FOMC preview, we talked about how the Fed may consider adopting a BoJ style rate cut that takes interest rates somewhere between 0.25 and 0 percent. [...]

In the Financial Papers: Today’s Top Forex News 07.01.08

Date July 1, 2008

Here is the “In the Financial Papers Radio Broadcast” (Length: 5:04 minutes). The player should load automatically. Please let me know if you like it. Contact Kathy
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In the Financial Papers: Today’s Top Forex News 06.30.08

Date June 30, 2008

Here is the “In the Financial Papers Radio Broadcast” (Length: 7:02 minutes). The player should load automatically. Please let me know if you like it. Contact Kathy
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Podcast Covers:
China’s Export Machine Threatened by Rising Costs
Business Scrambe to Offset Rising Costs of Transportation
Jobs Report will Provide Clues on Growth and Inflation
Fed’s Priority is Likely [...]

Even G7 and Retail Sales Can’t Help the US Dollar

Date April 14, 2008

- Even G7 and Retail Sales Can’t Help the US Dollar
- Stronger Economic Data Keeps Euro Near its Highs
- British Pound Rallies on Surprisingly Strong Inflationary Pressures
Even G7 and Retail Sales Can’t Help the US Dollar

The US dollar has strengthened against all of the majors but the degree of strength is marginal considering the changes [...]

Will the US Dollar Continue to Fall?

Date March 17, 2008

Pandemonium has hit the financial markets. The dollar is trading below parity against the Swiss Franc, it has fallen to a new record low against the Euro and to a new 1995 low against the Japanese Yen.
Will the Dollar Continue to Fall?
Yes. The futures curve is currently pricing in a 90 percent chance [...]