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FOMC Minutes: “More restrictive stance” to come?

The FOMC Minutes from the June 14-15,2022 meeting told a story of a scared Fed that will do anything to stop inflation from increasing, even if it means slowing growth.

FOMC Minutes: Good stuff, but nothing markets didn’t already assume

The Minutes from the March 16th FOMC meeting were a bit stale, as almost all Fed speakers have been hawkish lately.

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FOMC Minutes extremely hawkish, pushing stocks lower and USD/JPY higher

Members suggested that it could be appropriate to begin to reduce the size of the Federal Reserves’ balance sheet relatively soon after raising rates

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January 5, 2022 08:28 PM

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FOMC Minutes seem a bit more hawkish than Powell led markets to believe

Markets may know more when Powell and Treasury Secretary Yellen testify in front of Congress on Tuesday.

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November 24, 2021 08:37 PM
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Asian Open: Equities Extend Losses as Fed moves Closer to Tapering

Whilst divisions remain among the ranks, the Fed minutes revealed ‘most members’ are on board to taper which pushed already-fragile equity markets lower in the last hour of trade.

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FOMC minutes: “Most” Fed members see taper this year…but “several” still don’t

As it turns out, the minutes only emphasized the central bankers’ uncertainty about the path of the economy and monetary policy heading into 2022...

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August 18, 2021 03:34 PM

FOMC minutes: More details from the Fed, but no more clarity

Below the surface, some FOMC policymakers are starting to question whether the risks of QE and low interest rates may be starting to outweigh the benefits...

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July 7, 2021 03:45 PM
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European Open: Ivey PMI and FOMC Minutes in Focus

Currency markets are in holding patterns ahead of the highly anticipated FOMC minutes, where traders will seek further clues surrounding any Fed tapering.

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Asian Open: Risk-Off Ahead of FOMC Minutes as OPEC+ Cancels

The cancellation of the OPEC+ meeting ahead of FOMC minutes proved too much for sentiment, seeing USD, JPY and bond prices higher whilst commodities, equities and yields fell.

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European Open: Tight Ranges Ahead Inflation Data and FOMC Minutes

Ranges for currencies overnight were very small but, with the UK set to release a host of inflation data (as does Europe and Canada along with FOMC minutes later), hopefully it should wake markets up.

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US Futures turn higher, watch LOW, TGT, MRNA, JNJ, URBN

The S&P 500 Futures are rebounding after they closed in the red yesterday, halting a three-session rally.

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May 20, 2020 08:41 AM

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Retail sector looks to a difficult year ahead After a strong start to the new year for most, the retail sector stands out as a […]

USD/JPY looks poised to extend rally; FOMC minutes eyed

The dollar goes from strength to strength as market participants grow more confident in foreseeing a rate rise in the US before the year is […]

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