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IMF Cuts US Growth Forecasts

IMF Cuts US Growth Forecasts

London – While investors were waiting the speech of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen late on Tuesday, to know whether the Federal Reserve is still supporting its optimistic expectations on the future of the US economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...
What Trump Means for Interest Rates

What Trump Means for Interest Rates

For more than two years, markets have priced in a lot less monetary tightening than was signaled by the Federal Reserve’s “blue dots,” which represent the expectations of individual members of the Open Market Committee for the future path of interest rates. The...
How the Fed Turns Good News Into Bad

How the Fed Turns Good News Into Bad

Pop quiz! Are these events good news or bad news for the Federal Reserve? • China announces plans to build a lot more steel plants. • New innovation makes it possible to extract oil and natural gas more cheaply. • Robotics enhancements allow manufacturers to produce...
Yuan Hits 6-Year Low on Chinese Trade Fall

Yuan Hits 6-Year Low on Chinese Trade Fall

Beijing- Poor Chinese trade figures halted the dollar’s broader rally on Thursday and sent the offshore version of the country’s yuan currency to within sight of lows hit in a dramatic sell-off in January. The euro fell briefly below $1.10 for the first...