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  1. Interest Rates in Forex Market

    by , 10-12-2018 at 01:01 PM
    While there are many factors that figure into the valuation of a currency, one of the most important factors to consider is the country’s interest rates.

    What to Look For

    If we have a relatively stable geopolitical and economic situation around the world, the currency market will naturally favor a currency that is seeing a rise in interest rates and further interest rate hike expectations ahead. Still, interest rates aren’t the only factors that move a currency. Other ...
  2. Pay Attention to These Words and Dots: Fed Decision

    by , 06-15-2016 at 01:13 PM
    Labor Market vs. Growth
    "...labor market conditions have improved further even as growth in economic activity appears to have slowed." -- April 27 FOMC statement

    The Dots
    "The Fed’s so-called “dot plot,” released alongside the statement with quarterly economic forecasts, shows the pace of interest-rate increases that central bank officials expect will be warranted. In March, the median projection fell to two quarter-point hikes this year, versus a prior ...