Archive for February 21st, 2018

Central Bank Watch

FOMC Minutes

February 21, 2018

Minutes from the last Federal Open Market Committee on January 30-31, which also was the last one of the Janet Yellen era, note that economic growth in 2018 appears likely to be somewhat faster than imagined at the prior meeting. However, no urgency is expressed to speed up the likely progression of future interest rate […] More

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Some Weaker-Than-Expected European Data

February 21, 2018

Preliminary February purchasing manager survey estimates from the euro area and the latest British labor statistics were softer than forecast. The next significant market-moving event will be the release of FOMC minutes at 19:00 GMT today. The dollar rose 0.4% against the Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% versus the […] More