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FX Daily
November 01, 2013 Posted by
The dollar was stronger this morning, as speculations for a rate cut from the ECB drove the euro down for a fifth consecutive day.
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FX Daily
October 31, 2013 Posted by
The EUR is weaker today against the USD after the release of inflation and employment reports. The weak data is fueling speculations that the ECB will cut rates to support the region's recovery.
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Economic Outlook
October 30, 2013 Posted by

The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee voted today to keep the federal funds rate unchanged at zero to 0.25 percent. Today's statement from the FOMC had very few revisions.

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FX Daily
October 30, 2013 Posted by
The Federal Reserve today announced that it will continue its $85 billion monthly asset purchase program.
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FX Daily
October 30, 2013 Posted by
The USD is slightly weaker going into the FOMC news conference later today. The expected "no action" policy statement by the Fed via their QE program will be followed up with comments related to the recent government shutdown.
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FX Daily
October 29, 2013 Posted by
The dollar strengthened against its peers as the market prepares for the FOMC decision tomorrow. Retail sales data and PPI were mostly in line with forecasts, indicating that consumer buying remains stable and inflation continues to be benign.
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CIO Vantage Point
October 28, 2013 Posted by
We are now in our fifth year of experimentation with quantitative easing where the Fed pumps funds into the economy. This was intended to drive markets up (which it has) translating into a stronger economy (which it hasn't).
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FX Daily
October 28, 2013 Posted by
There were very little news today and markets are mostly quiet ahead of the FOMC meeting later this week. In Asia, the yen weakened on comments that the Bank of Japan will continue its easing monetary program until it reached its inflation target.
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