Fed isn’t popping champagne

By Moody’s Analytics U.S. consumers finally got a little relief on the inflation front in July because of a significant decline in gasoline prices, but the Federal Reserve isn’t going to celebrate


Powell sparks ‘buy everything’ rally

By Jeffrey Halley         You had the feeling that Wall Street, with perpetually itchy buy-button trigger fingers, was primed for this FOMC. As expected, the FOMC raised the Fed Funds target by 0.75%,


On the ropes

By Craig Erlam Equity markets are tumbling again on Wednesday as the latest batch of inflation data delivered another heavy blow to sentiment. US inflation reached 9.1% in June, up from 8.6%


FOMC minutes reality check

By Jeffrey Halley    US markets got little solace, but more clarity, from the FOMC minutes overnight; the committee members remained highly focused on culling inflation, even if it was at the expense


Flip-flop in the markets

By Jeffrey Halley It was another night of tail-chasing, this time led by Goldman Sachs that said a US recession is a real possibility and that the US Dollar might fall as


Volatile week ahead for financial markets?

By Lukman Otunuga, Senior Research Analyst at FXTM Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday, following a negative close on Wall Street overnight as growth concerns, inflation worries and geopolitical tensions hit