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

News

Forex - USD/CAD Little Changed After U.S., Canadian Data
Forex - USD/CAD Little Changed After U.S., Canadian Data By Investing.com - Dec 15, 2017

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was little changed against its Canadian counterpart on Friday, after the release of disappointing U.S. and Canadian data and as fresh U.S. tax reform woes coupled with ...

Forex - Dollar Remains Moderately Lower in Cautious Trade
Forex - Dollar Remains Moderately Lower in Cautious Trade By Investing.com - Dec 15, 2017 1

Investing.com - The dollar remained moderately lower against other major currencies on Friday, amid fresh concerns over U.S. tax reform plans and as the Federal Reserve's most recent policy statement ...

Analysis

Matt Simpson
Gold's Rebound Stops Short Of Resistance By Matt Simpson - Dec 15, 2017

Since the September high, gold has ‘only’ managed to shed 7.6% in value (if we look past the 9.1% it achieved by Tuesday’s low at the $1236.32). It was thanks to Wednesday’s ...

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Noman Ali
Noman Ali Oct 31, 2017 10:24AM GMT
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last 2 days still time waste
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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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