Strategy Video: Trade Scenarios for Next Week's FOMC Rate Decision
• The FX and financial markets are remarkably active heading into what is normally a liquidity drain
• Amid high-level event risk moving forward, the FOMC rate decision presents the greatest market risk
• We look at the scenarios for the Dollar and capital markets heading into the important event
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The financial and FX markets are showing exceptional levels of activity heading into the final trading weeks of the year. That sets us up for potentially dramatic volatility and perhaps even heavy trend development - unusual for December - with an important FOMC rate decision. This policy meeting is one of the quarterly events that comes equipped with updated economic and interest rate forecasts as well as Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen's press conference. Given the Dollar's incredible run these past months, the importance of monetary policy for FX positioning and the capital market's rattled nerves; a meaningful update here can drive the market. We cover the key scenarios and market impact in the Weekend Strategy Video.
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