Overall, the minutes of the December meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) portray a Committee that remains quite […]
This week, our chart focuses on the recent decline in oil prices and the impact on financial markets.
There is broad agreement in the investment community that the steep slide in oil prices will serve to support world growth through a number of channels.
On the 28-29 October, the FOMC held their monthly meeting. Steven Friedman reviews the FOMC minutes.
What is the FOMC view on the US outlook? Its concern over downside inflation risks is limited. Dollar gains and cheaper commodities allow it to be patient in raising rates
The week of 13-17 October saw a marked rise in volatility across financial markets, price declines on a wide range of risk assets and investor flight into safe havens such as US Treasuries and German bunds.
On the 16-17 September 2014, the FOMC held their monthly meeting. Steven Friedman reviews the FOMC minutes.