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Latest Release
Jun 13, 2018
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2.00%
Forecast
2.00%
Previous
1.75%
Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members vote on where to set the rate. Traders watch interest rate changes closely as short term interest rates are the primary factor in currency valuation.

A higher than expected rate is positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected rate is negative/bearish for the USD.
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Fed Interest Rate Decision
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Dec 19, 2018 15:00      
Nov 08, 2018 14:00      
Sep 26, 2018 14:00      
Aug 01, 2018 14:00      
Jun 13, 2018 14:00 2.00% 2.00% 1.75%
May 02, 2018 14:00 1.75% 1.75% 1.75%

News

Gold Prices Inch Higher; Fed Decision Eyed
Gold Prices Inch Higher; Fed Decision Eyed By Investing.com - Jun 13, 2018

Investing.com – Gold prices inched higher on dollar weakness but gains were limited by expectations the Federal Reserve will hike rates for the second time this year at 2PM ET. Gold futures for...

Gold Prices on Pause Ahead of Expected Fed Rate Hike
Gold Prices on Pause Ahead of Expected Fed Rate Hike By Investing.com - Jun 13, 2018

Investing.com - Gold prices were little changed in midmorning trade on Wednesday as traders looked ahead to the Federal Reserve’s policy decision. At 10:06AM ET (14:06GMT), gold futures for...

Analysis

Craig Erlam
All Eyes On OPEC By Craig Erlam - Jun 22, 2018

Oil edges higher ahead of OPEC meeting All eyes today will be on the OPEC meeting as producers discuss whether and how much to increase production by now that the targets of its previous 1.5 million...

Callum Thomas
Global Equity Bear Market Count By Callum Thomas - Jun 21, 2018

This unusual graph shows the proportion of countries' stockmarkets which have entered into a "bear market" - which for the purposes of calculation here is defined as a 20% or greater decline from the...

Jill Mislinski
Treasury Yields: A Long-Term Perspective By Jill Mislinski - Jun 20, 2018

Let's have a look at a long-term perspective on Treasury yields as of the June 15 close. The chart below shows the 10-Year Constant Maturity yield since 1962 along with the Federal Funds Rate (FFR)...

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paresh pagi
paresh pagi Mar 21, 2018 6:39AM ET
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11:30pm USD up?
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Noman Ali
Noman Ali Oct 31, 2017 6:24AM ET
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last 2 days still time waste
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chita arbitrage
chita arbitrage Jul 22, 2017 10:37PM ET
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USD is expected to rebound ,measuring with a 0.382 previously falling length on the chart
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Amr Mamdoh
Amr Mamdoh Mar 15, 2017 2:22PM ET
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i do not understand ....why $ is soo weak ...i know that raising interest rate is positive ...but on chart the effect is negative ....i do not get it
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Tarek Kenawee
Tarek Kenawee Mar 15, 2017 2:22PM ET
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The reason why dollar recently hasn't been going very strong with the raising interest rates (still depending on what chart you are looking at), is because the interest rate decision has already been priced in.. . That means people already expected the interest rates to raise and they acted accordingly even before the decision was made. So when Yellen made the decision, people had nothing to act upon anymore.
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chase shields
ItsaGrind Mar 15, 2017 2:22PM ET
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Think bigger Amr. The reason the dollar is dropping is insider works. trade deals Central Banks investments of our debt.  these are all things that go into play.  that is why it can be hard to trade it. government and central banks push dollar down to make our product more affordable for other countries to purchase driving the sales up. its all a game the "man" plays.
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Adil D.
Adil D. Nov 14, 2016 7:08AM ET
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Expect it to rise to > .65
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Sarmad ete
Sarmad ete Jun 15, 2016 2:11PM ET
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didnt change
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Girish Iyer
Girish Iyer Sep 17, 2015 8:50AM ET
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As mentioned by Ahmad, I guess the truth has already been revealed. The interest rate is gonna be @0.38%, Short EUR/USD on the news...
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Ahmad Ahmad
Ahmad Ahmad Sep 17, 2015 6:28AM ET
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before somedays the forcast was 0.38%, why did you change the forcasted value?
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Vaclovas Miliukas
Vaclovas Miliukas Dec 17, 2014 2:50PM ET
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i dont get it. if rate didnt change so why EUR/USD took huge affect?
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Abhishek Dutta
Abhishek Dutta Dec 17, 2014 2:11PM ET
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cuckooo koooo
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