US Producer Price Index or PPI

What is the US Producer Price Index or PPI? The US Producer Price Index or PPI, is a monthly economic reading published by the Bureau of Labour Statistics. It tracks the shifting prices received by domestic producers of goods and services for their output. In this regard, PPI differs from CPI (Consumer Price Index) as it measures the changes in...

2018-04-24 James Harte Read more
USD Index_3005

After the US Jobs Report outcomes, which came in much better than expected, estimates were rising that the Federal Reserve will still be able to raise the Fed Fund Rate in September and probably in December. Such outcomes and the notable rise in the estimates of two more rate hikes this year has pushed the US Dollar higher at the beginning of l...

2017-08-14 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
China's inflation_0803

The US Dollar Index remains within a tight range since the beginning of the week, trading right below its key resistance area which stands at 102.0 This is despite the fact that the US data that were released yesterday came in with disturbing news for the Fed. Yet, there are many economic figures that investors are eyeing ahead, whether from th...

2017-03-08 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
US data

A few days ago, Mr. President-Elect Donald Trump made his first press conference since he got elected. What’s funny here is that he moved the market even though he did not go through economic discussions. The Federal Reserve itself haven’t moved the markets as much as the new president did, which makes me think that traders should be more cauti...

2017-01-16 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
forex weekly forecast_China_economic

A new week with lack of fundamentals from Europe and the US. Yet, the market volatility increased ahead of the President Elect Donald Trump press conference later this week. However, the US Dollar lost some of its Friday’s gains, which seems to be a short term play ahead of the press conference. In Asia today, some economic figures were released...

2017-01-10 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
forex weekly forecast_China_economic

After the shocking decision by the ECB yesterday, which decided to keep the rates stable, but unexpectedly decided to start tapering the QE from April to December, deducting 10B Euros from the current QE, the markets has stabilized and still digesting the ECB decision. During the Asian session, another important set of economic figures came out...

2016-12-09 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more