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FX Daily
December 27, 2013 Posted by
The Euro hit a two-year high this morning against the USD after ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann stated keeping interest rates low may endanger political reforms.  Weidmann was quoted by Germany’s Bild newspaper saying low inflation should not be used as justification for loose monetary policy and that there will be a need to raise rates quickly if inflations return.
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FX Daily
December 23, 2013 Posted by
Richmond Fed president Jeffrey Lacker stated that the bond tapering was the right decision and Ben Bernanke’s upcoming departure did not influence the decision.  He stated that on a future basis, pauses or increases in the pace of tapering would be possible and is data dependent and the funds rate is likely to move in early 2015. 
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FX Outlook
December 23, 2013 Posted by
Richmond Fed president Jeffrey Lacker stated that the bond tapering was the right decision and Ben Bernanke’s upcoming departure did not influence the decision.  He stated that on a future basis, pauses or increases in the pace of tapering would be possible and is data dependent and the funds rate is likely to move in early 2015.
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CIO Vantage Point
December 20, 2013 Posted by
Fed Tapers, Congress agrees, and the debt ceiling nears.
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CIO Vantage Point
December 20, 2013 Posted by
In our latest Following the Fed video we discuss recent Federal Reserve's decision to "taper" quantitative easing.
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FX Daily
December 20, 2013 Posted by
The dollar hit a five-year high versus the yen on Friday as markets focused on the divergence between U.S. and Japanese monetary policy, driving U.S. Treasury yields higher after Wednesday's Fed decision
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Economic Outlook
December 18, 2013 Posted by
In the last Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meeting of the year, the Fed announced changes to its current monetary policy which included a modest tapering of asset purchases.
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FX Daily
December 18, 2013 Posted by
The Federal Open Market Committee today announced that it plans to reduce its monthly bond purchases to $75 billion from $85 billion.
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