Last week, U.S. job growth unexpectedly accelerated in July, running counter to concerns that soaring price inflation and surging interest rates are hitting labor demand in the world's largest...
08 Aug 22 (Mon)
Keep Your Eye On US Nonfarm Payrolls
This Week Last week, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 75 basis points to 2.25-2.5% as markets expected. Fed Chair Jerome Powell said he di...
01 Aug 22 (Mon)
Last week, U.S. annual consumer prices jumped 9.1% in June, the largest increase in more than four decades, leaving Americans to dig deeper to pay for gasoline, food, healthcare and rent.
18 Jul 22 (Mon)
Investors now await U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) for more clues on the U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary policy path, which is due later in the day. Analysts predicted that the print would h...
13 Jul 22 (Wed)
Last week, The US created 372,000 jobs in June, well above the consensus expectation of 265,000 with private payrolls up 381,000 versus expectations of a 233,000 outcome
The US unem...
11 Jul 22 (Mon)
Last week, The economic news was less upbeat from Europe, where German unemployment leaped by 133,000 as Ukrainian refugees looking for work were added to the jobless rolls for the first time....
04 Jul 22 (Mon)
29 Jun 22 (Wed)
Last week, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said that an aggressive interest rate hike could lead to an economic contraction and called a soft landing very challenging in his testimony to t...
27 Jun 22 (Mon)
Global central banks are proactive in tightening monetary policies to tame soaring inflation. The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday its biggest interest rate hike since 1994
20 Jun 22 (Mon)
Last week, U.S. consumer inflation jumped by 8.6% year-over-year in May, its biggest gain since 1981 with gasoline marking a record high and the cost of food soaring.
US inflation d...
13 Jun 22 (Mon)
ECB: the Governing Council intends to raise the key ECB interest rates by 25 basis points at its July monetary policy meeting
ECB QE (APP) ends July 1: The Governing Council decided to en...
09 Jun 22 (Thu)
Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest jobs report, which said, Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 390K in May, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6%....
06 Jun 22 (Mon)
Focus on the US Non-Farm Payrolls today!
The US Jobs Report will be released at 12:30 p.m. (GMT).
Why Is This Important?
The Non-Farm Payrolls track the change in the...
03 Jun 22 (Fri)
Last week, Minutes from the Fed May meeting showed that most participants believed 50 basis-point hikes would be appropriate at the June and July policy meetings, but many thought big, early hikes...
30 May 22 (Mon)
FOMC meeting minutes for May 2022: inflation risks are skewed to the upside
All participant voted for 50 basis point hike
China lockdowns and Ukraine increased risks
25 May 22 (Wed)
The minutes are due at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT). U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has promised to continue hiking rates until there is clear and convincing evidence that inflation is under con...
The euro surged against the dollar last week as the release of the account of the European Central Bank April meeting showed concern over inflation had tipped dovish members of the central bank int...
23 May 22 (Mon)
The US dollar has been in demand for much of the year, with the Federal Reserve seen as one of the most aggressive of the world central banks in combating soaring inflation
The U.S. centr...
16 May 22 (Mon)
CPI 0.3% MoM; Exp. 0.2%
CPI 8.3% YoY, Exp. 8.1%
CPI Core 0.6%, Exp. 0.4%
CPI Core 6.2% Y/Y, Exp. 6.0%
11 May 22 (Wed)
EUR/USD: Last week, US nonfarm payroll employment increased by 428,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6 percent, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday....
09 May 22 (Mon)
Focus on the US Non-Farm Payrolls today! The US Jobs Report will be released at 12:30 p.m. (GMT).
Why Is This Important?
The Non-Farm Payrolls track the change in the number of...
06 May 22 (Fri)
- Inflation is way too high
- We see the difficulty and are working to reduce inflation as quickly as possible
- It is critical that we keep inflation low...
04 May 22 (Wed)
The Federal Reserve announces plan to begin trimming its massive balance sheet, runoff will start June 1 at $47.5B/MTH
FED RAISES RATES 50 BPS