Fundamental Analysis

US yields and the dollar rose yesterday evening as the Minutes of the January Fed meeting reinforced market expectations that the Fed will continue policy normalization this year. However, both moves...
Fundamental Analysis

After falling for the past two days, the price of WTI oil has bounced back off its lows to trade flat to slightly firmer at the time of this writing on Thursday morning. However WTI still remains in t...
Fundamental Analysis

Yesterday's FOMC minutes suggest that the Fed is on track with its previously stated plan to continue raising interest rates this year. To date, the Fed has hinted at three +25 bps rate increases in 2...
Fundamental Analysis

The publication of the January FOMC minutes did not affect much the FX market in the absence of any significant news. Market participants were still trying to determine whether “further gradual incr...
Fundamental Analysis

The Greenback weakened versus the Euro following the release of US existing home sales report. The EUR/USD pair increased 11 base points, or 0.09%, to hit the 1.2334 level, reflecting the decline in t...
Fundamental Analysis

The Fed is surely confident about the economy, does not matter if the stock market feels that way especially if we see the traders reaction to the FOMC minutes. The word “further” in the FOMC minu...