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Latest Release
Sep 20, 2017
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1.25%
Forecast
1.25%
Previous
1.25%
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 13, 2017 15:00   1.50% 1.25%
Nov 01, 2017 14:00   1.25% 1.25%
Sep 20, 2017 14:00 1.25% 1.25% 1.25%
Jul 26, 2017 14:00 1.25% 1.25% 1.25%
Jun 14, 2017 14:00 1.25% 1.25% 1.00%
May 03, 2017 14:00 1.00% 1.00% 1.00%

News

Forex - USD/CAD Rises to 2-Week Highs after U.S. Data, Fed
Forex - USD/CAD Rises to 2-Week Highs after U.S. Data, Fed By Investing.com - Sep 21, 2017

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rose to a two-week high against its Canadian counterpart on Thursday, supported by upbeat U.S. data and news of a potential rate hike by the Federal Reserve by the end ...

Analysis

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Craig Erlam
Fed Speeches And Earnings In Focus By Craig Erlam - 9 hours ago

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chita arbitrage
chita arbitrage Jul 23, 2017 2:37AM GMT
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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 6:22PM GMT
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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 26, 2017 1:40PM GMT
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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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Adil D.
Adil D. Nov 14, 2016 12:08PM GMT
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Expect it to rise to > .65
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Sarmad ete
Sarmad ete Jun 15, 2016 6:11PM GMT
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didnt change
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Girish Iyer
Girish Iyer Sep 17, 2015 12:50PM GMT
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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 10:28AM GMT
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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 7:50PM GMT
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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 7:11PM GMT
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cuckooo koooo
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Gustavo Damasio
Gustavo Damasio Dec 17, 2014 6:03PM GMT
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What do you think? It´s gonna change or no?
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Chinna Ande
Chinna Ande Apr 29, 2015 12:35PM GMT
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No they wont change
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ronald roelofs
ronald roelofs Oct 29, 2014 6:07PM GMT
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down with euro with this rate decision eur usd sell.
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