Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)

The FOMC meet on a regular basis to discuss monetary policy for the United States. FOMC meeting minutes are published to the world at scheduled economic calendar announcements.

Interest rates may increase, decrease or flatline depending on current foreign and domestic economics. A change in the bank interest rates can have a significant effect on USD currency pairs.

The next FOMC meeting can be found on the official federalreserve.gov public calendar.

Do You Understand The FOMC?

Do you need help to understand what the FOMC announcements mean for you? Joel Kruger is a currency strategist who became a full-time trader. Get access to all of his FOMC analysis and fundamental thoughts.

Recent FOMC Analysis

Something for Everybody

It feels like it almost doesn't matter any more when it comes to economic data and Fed event risk.

Read & Watch

Why the US Dollar Won on Monday

Monday was mostly a quiet day when looking at where everything settled relati...

Read & Watch

Bravo Fed

At long last, the Fed has come out with a refreshing decision that finally de...

Read & Watch

Why the Fed Lets Down on Guidance...Again

The Fed has held with a remarkable trend of letting down forward guidance and...

PRO

What Hangs in the Balance?

Here's a closer look at tomorrow's Fed decision and a little about why the Fe...

Read & Watch

Big Week Ahead

The economic calendar is off to a slow start Monday, Tuesday. But things pick...

PRO

What Must Change

There is always a lot to talk about when it comes to markets, but there is on...

PRO

Not So Sterling Just Yet

A nice rally in the Pound over the past several days has many thinking about ...

PRO

Live to Fight Another Day

Nothing has really played out as I thought it might in the Fed aftermath and ...

Read & Watch

What to Expect on Fed Day

It's Fed day and while we are sure to get a change in the form of a 25 basis ...

PRO


IMPORTANT NOTE: Trading forex, futures or futures options carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. This website and its information does not take into account your investment objectives, financial situation, or needs. Before deciding to trade forex, futures or futures options you should you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite, as well as obtain advice based on your unique situation before making any investment decision based upon this forum or any information contained within. This forum and the information provided here should not be relied upon as a substitute for extensive independent research before making your investment decisions. JKonFX is merely providing this website for your general information. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. JKonFX will not be responsible for any losses incurred on investments made by you as a result of any information contained in this website. You should be aware of all the risks associated with forex, futures, and futures option trading, and seek advice from an independent financial advisor if you have any doubts. In addition, the information contained on this website is not intended to be investment, legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice. If such advice is sought, or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought.