Dollar hurt as Fed hands out no-March-rate-hike candy to appease market

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  1. Sandra S.

    Sandra S. Forum Member

    Sep 1, 2015
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    The US dollar found itself under pressure this week as despite a run of relatively positive economic numbers, the Fed hinted that the March meeting will not really be a ‘live’ one. That is to say, a rate hike will not be on the table with markets giving a less than 1 in 20 chance for the Fed to raise rates. As a result the dollar fell while interestingly both stocks and gold managed to rally. The week’s data included a relatively positive employment report for February (with the exception of

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