What Can We Expect from the U.S. Dollar in 2018?

The U.S Dollar had its first yearly decline in 2017 after five strong years, and now analysts are wondering whether the dollar will stage a comeback in 2018. You can hear predictions in favor of both sides – some assume that the interest rate hikes of the Federal Reserve will be the difference maker, while others see the European Central Bank stop feeding the markets with easy money, allowing the Euro to keep its relative strength vs. the dollar. But

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Will the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve change anything?

No. But that’s only the short answer. Donald Trump has picked the new chair of the Federal Reserve, one of the most prestigious and significant positions in the economic world. The happy winner is Jerome Powell, who has been a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors since 2012. Powell is considered to be a “monetary dove.” Such people are generally more in favor of the expansionary monetary policy, including low-interest rates, while hawks are inclined to favor a tight monetary

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