Posts Tagged ‘QE’

Euro Continues Its Trip Down South, Breaks through 1.37

by Christopher Lemieuxon May 13, 2014 7:40 pm BST
EURUSD falls to a five-week low on a combination of poor economic data and speculation that quantitative easing from the European Central Bank (ECB) is closing in. The US dollar saw increased demand after the German investor confidence fell for a fifth-consecutive month, which is added fuel to the fire. “Interest-rate cuts are the most […]

Good News is Bad News: The New Paradigm

by Christopher Lemieuxon November 7, 2013 7:46 pm BST
The United States showed gross-domestic product figures that exceeded expectations nearing three percent with a print at 2.8 percent. This beat the two percent expectations, and the previous quarter’s growth that was upward revised to 2.5 percent from 1.7 percent. Recent manufacturing data, both regionally and data included in the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) […]

United Kingdom Grew the Fastest in Three Years

by Christopher Lemieuxon October 26, 2013 5:37 am BST
The United Kingdom grew to its fastest pace in the third-quarter in over three years with the prelim-GDP reaching .8 percent, etching out growth of .7 percent between April and June. The third quarter GDP was inline with analyst expectations. “I’m a little surprised it’s only 0.8 percent, although it’s a very good number,” said […]

Gold Declining on Taper Bets; Intraday Gold/Crude Outlook

by Christopher Lemieuxon August 6, 2013 6:16 pm BST
Gold declines into the longest slump in 11 weeks on speculation that the Federal Reserve will begin to taper sooner than later and multiple Federal Reserve members voice their opinions on tapering. Richard Fisher, President of the Dallas Reserve Bank, is one of the more vocal critics on the current quantitative easing policy and said […]