Either Yellen or oil will reverse the market

Janet Yellen

EURUSD

This week EURUSD was one step away from the important resistance area – 1.14. Bulls were feeling lack of informational reason to push the pair against that level – no important news were released on Friday both from the USA and Eurozone. Even not taking this physiological level, the Dollar’s retreat looks more like capitulation. Market participants are more and more confident about the feeling that Fed reserve will not tighten the policy this year, especially in September. Continue reading

Yellen cuts growth attempts of USD

EURUSD

EURUSD

Yesterday Yellen stopped dollar’s slow strengthening. After her speech USD started declining in many market. Eventually, EURUSD is again close to 1.1330 – the highs caused by comment after March FOMC meeting. It’s not clear yet if the pair is going to pass this level but Federal Reserve, obviously, wants to weaken the dollar. Moreover, Fed Chairman has started her speech naming the risks of China’s economy slowdown. Continue reading

Will Yellen become a “hawk”?

Janet Yellen

EURUSD

Household spending from the USA woke up market participants. Spending of Americans grew in February by 0.1% that is two times less than expected rise and is reflecting January declining tendency. Prices as well could not beat the expectations. Core PCE, the preferable inflation measure of Fed, has added 0.1% monthly after January increase by 0.3%. Though, forecasted increase was 0.2%. Continue reading