Tag Archives: FOMC

September 14

The Surprise of the Year – A Strong U.S. Dollar

By David Nelson, CFA The strength of the U.S. Dollar may end up being the surprise of the year. Ever since the depths of the financial crisis investors feared that the Fed’s loose monetary policy and a $4.3 Trillion Dollar Balance Sheet would eventually decimate the dollar pushing inflation through the roof. So far inflation […]

August 21

Hawks vs Doves – Fed Exit is closer than you think

By David Nelson, CFA Evidence continues to mount supporting my view the Fed is moving to an eventual exit quicker than the street believes. Yesterday’s release of July’s FOMC minutes has to be viewed as hawkish. The only debate is to what degree. I stand by my call that the first hikes will come during […]

July 28

FOMC Statement – The One Word that Matters Most

By David Nelson, CFA This week’s FOMC meeting is expected to be a yawner. It’s the middle of summer, it’s hot and half of Wall Street is on vacation. Like it or not Yellen and team will issue a statement that most believe will contain few fireworks. Below are some comments I came across this […]