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Market Updates

March 2017 – Fed Recap

We have a quick follow-up to yesterday’s post. As expected the FOMC raised the target range for the Fed Funds rate this afternoon by 25 basis points to 0.75%-1.00%.    However, It was not a consensus decision as the President of the Minneapolis Fed, Neel...
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March 2017 – Fed Preview

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve Bank is set to announce any change of short-term interest rates tomorrow at 1:00pm CT.  Fed Chair Janet Yellen will speak at a press conference at 1:30pm CT to discuss monetary policy and answer...
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December 2016- Fed Preview

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve Bank meets on 12/14/2016, for the final time this year. They will announce their decision on any alteration of short-term interest rates at 1pm CT and a press conference with Fed Chair, Janet Yellen,...
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Market Update – November 9, 2016

As everyone obviously now knows, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in a couple months. His victory was certainly considered a surprise given the read from the pollsters and real-money-betting sites which favored Hillary Clinton when...
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Market Update – November 6, 2016

One of the great things about this weekend is that is it the final weekend of the 2016 Presidential campaign! If you are anything like us, campaign-fatigue has long since set in. Until recently, however, the stock & bond markets did not notably reflect...
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September 2016- Fed Preview

On September 21st, at the conclusion of a Federal Open Market Committee meeting, the Chairperson of the Federal Reserve Bank will announce the committee’s decision on altering interest rates. This is the 6th Fed meeting of the year and it will be followed by...
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