tag archive - ‘Federal Reserve’

Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 18, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:06 | 18/07/13
Testimony by the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, prompted the U.S. Dollar to strengthen against most of the majors. In his statements to the House Financial Services Committee, Mr. Bernanke suggested that the current asset purchasing plan is not on ...
Fed Chairman Bernanke Prepares To Testify

Fed Chairman Bernanke Prepares To Testify

David Sumner | 07:10 | 17/07/13
The U.S. Dollar remained weak against most of its foreign exchange peers as investors closed their long positions while the Federal Reserve’s Chairman, Ben Bernanke, prepares to testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill later today. Yesterday’s ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 17, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:40 | 17/07/13
The U.S. Dollar remained weak against most of the majors as investors await the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, who is set to testify before Congress on the state of the economy. Analysts believe his tone will denote caution as ...
Soft Retail Sales Out Of U.S.

Soft Retail Sales Out Of U.S.

David Sumner | 07:35 | 16/07/13
The U.S. Dollar lost some previously made gains against several other Forex trading majors subsequent to the release of retail sales reports which showed a mere increase of 0.4% in June, bolstering fears that the U.S. economy may be losing ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 16, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:05 | 16/07/13
The U.S. Dollar declined following a rather unexpected report on Retail Sales which showed that consumers spent half of what economists had forecast for the month of June. Speculators believe the data is likely to support the Federal Reserve’s decision ...
Greenback Rebounds After Sell-Off

Greenback Rebounds After Sell-Off

David Sumner | 07:00 | 15/07/13
The U.S. Dollar rebounded by the end of last week after money exchange investors sold off the currency following comments by the Federal Reserve’s Chairman, Ben Bernanke, suggesting that a reduction in stimulus was not likely at this time. The ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 15, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:45 | 15/07/13
Following a major sell-off prompted by comments issued by the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, who suggested that the country’s economy is still in need of monetary easing, the greenback regained its footing against the majors. The currency’s increase in ...
Currency Trading Hits Record High

Currency Trading Hits Record High

David Sumner | 08:45 | 14/07/13
The U.S. Dollar advanced versus the Euro on Friday and pared its largest weekly drop in over four weeks on speculation the Federal Reserve may cut back on stimulus before the European Central Bank does. The general consensus is that ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - July 12, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:31 | 12/07/13
The U.S. Dollar plunged to the lowest price in close to three weeks against the Euro as Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, stated that there was need to maintain the current monetary easing measures. He explained that the country’s unemployment ...
Markets Respond To Policy Meeting Minutes

Markets Respond To Policy Meeting Minutes

David Sumner | 08:15 | 11/07/13
The U.S. Dollar declined against the majority of its Forex peers as the Federal Reserve issued the minutes from June’s Monetary Policy meeting. The minutes showed that a number of policy makers would like to see further signs of improvement ...
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