Fed under considerable pressure to cut (video)

U.S. Fed ‘under considerable pressure’ to trim rates: Market analyst

Looking ahead to Wednesday’s policy announcement from the U.S. Federal Reserve, Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA in London, says “the Fed is under considerable pressure from the White House” to indicate a rate cut is coming. But Erlam also says if there’s good progress in China-U.S. trade talks, it’s possible the Fed may not cut all before the end of the year.

Source – BNN Bloomberg


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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
Craig Erlam