FXCM Market Talk – Your Trading & Finance Podcast (Ep. 41)

041 - Fed 50bps hike expected along with more info on QT timing

BoJ diverges further away from Fed as it defends 25bps on its 10-year treasury. Core PCE moderates slightly, but employment costs are up. Advanced GDP stumbles to -1.4%contraction Q/Q. The RBA surprised with a 25bps hike, and the market looks to the Fed announcement on Wednesday for an expected 50bps hike and QT information. The market expects the BoE to raise rates by 25 bps, and Friday sees the NFP release.

Russell Shor

Senior Market Specialist

Russell Shor joined FXCM in October 2017 as a Senior Market Specialist. He is a certified FMVA® and has an Honours Degree in Economics from the University of South Africa. Russell is a full member of the Society of Technical Analysts in the United Kingdom. With over 20 years of financial markets experience, his analysis is of a high standard and quality.

Nikos Tzabouras

Senior Market Specialist

Nikos Tzabouras is a graduate of the Department of International & European Economic Studies at the Athens University of Economics and Business. He has a long time presence at FXCM, as he joined the company in 2011. He has served from multiple positions, but specializes in financial market analysis and commentary.

With his educational background in international relations, he emphasizes not only on Technical Analysis but also in Fundamental Analysis and Geopolitics – which have been having increasing impact on financial markets. He has longtime experience in market analysis and as a host of educational trading courses via online and in-person sessions and conferences.

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