tag archive - ‘Federal Reserve’

Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - September 9, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:55 | 09/09/13
The U.S. Dollar depreciated on Friday after the Department of Labor issued employment figures which prompted an increase in speculation that the central bank may extend its asset purchasing program; however, investors haven’t discounted the idea that the Federal Reserve ...
U.S. Recovery Not Solid

U.S. Recovery Not Solid

David Sumner | 08:35 | 08/09/13
A weak employment report out of the U.S. prompted the greenback to drop from the highest rate it has traded at in over seven weeks. The release reduced the probability that the Federal Reserve would cut back on monthly bond ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - September 6, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:25 | 06/09/13
The U.S. Dollar held on to its gains against most of the majors following a bounty of data issued out of the Euro region, the U.K., and the U.S. According to the Department of Labor, the number of individuals who ...
Yen Hits One-Month Low

Yen Hits One-Month Low

David Sumner | 07:10 | 04/09/13
A report indicating that two ballistic missiles were detected in the Mediterranean shook the markets, prompting the Yen to pare its decline with the Swiss Franc. Israel later confirmed a missile test with the United States. Japanese Currency Impacted By Tensions The ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - September 4, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:05 | 04/09/13
The U.S. Dollar reached a six-week high against the Euro ahead of economic releases which analysts believe will show that U.S. Factory Output rose, providing further evidence for the Federal Reserve to begin reducing stimulus. The Institute for Supply Management ...
Central Bank Reiterates Plan

Central Bank Reiterates Plan

David Sumner | 08:45 | 02/09/13
The U.S. Dollar advanced against most of the majors as the Federal Reserve indicated that it would consider cutting back on monthly asset purchases this month. The Dollar also made gains as political tensions in Syria mounted. U.S. Continues Gathering Evidence The ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - September 2, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 06:55 | 02/09/13
The U.S. Dollar strengthened against the majority of its peers (except the Yen), as demand for safe haven currencies continued to increase in the markets. This occurred as U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, indicated that intelligence reports provided evidence ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - August 30, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:40 | 30/08/13
The U.S. Dollar rallied the most in one month against the Euro in anticipation of economic reports, which investors predicted would show that the world’s biggest economy gained momentum in the second quarter. Following the release of the metrics, the ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - August 29, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 08:00 | 29/08/13
The possibility the U.S. and its allies may launch a military attack on Syria, after confirmation that the government of Bashar Al-Assad used chemical weapons on its people, increased demand for safe haven currencies in the markets. This caused the ...
Sophie J. Fletcher

iFOREX Daily - August 28, 2013

Sophie J. Fletcher | 07:40 | 28/08/13
As the ongoing crisis in Syria occupied the headlines around the globe, risk appetite ebbed in the currency market, prompting safe havens to rally against most of the majors. Speculation over the Federal Reserve’s next move remained on the radar ...