Federal Reserve Announces QE…But please don’t call it QE.

Things are escalating very quickly. If you follow my work here, or on my other blog (unchartedfx.com) or even follow my stories on social media ( https://www.instagram.com/unchartedfx/), I have been warning about this. I have been saying interest rates are going to ), perhaps even negative AND central banks are going back to stimulus. People … Continue reading Federal Reserve Announces QE…But please don’t call it QE.

Federal Reserve becoming the BUYER of last resort!

If you follow my work, I have outlined since the beginning of the year how central banks are out of tools. They will revert back to cutting interest rates back to 0 (deeper into the negative for Europe and Japan...Britain may follow since they are at 0.5% currently). Central banks will also revert back to … Continue reading Federal Reserve becoming the BUYER of last resort!

How to use Fed Fund Futures to Predict Rate Cuts.

We are 4 days away from the September Federal Reserve Interest Rate Decision, or the FOMC as it is properly known as.  Fed chair Jerome Powell did cut rates by 25 basis points in August citing it was only a 'mid cycle' adjustment. He may wish he never said those words. The interest rate at which banks … Continue reading How to use Fed Fund Futures to Predict Rate Cuts.

ECB Cuts Rates, Back on Stimulus!

With ECB chairman Mario Draghi stepping aside on October 31st/2019, making away for Christine Lagarde, many thought Draghi and the ECB would not announce drastic monetary decisions. Just sit on things until Lagarde takes the reins. Nope. Today, Mario Draghi announced a deposit rate cut from -0.4% to -0.5% AND announced a new stimulus bond … Continue reading ECB Cuts Rates, Back on Stimulus!