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Fed Note

Fed Note: Fed policy remains at the center of investment market focus, but the October meeting wasn’t expected to be a blockbuster one.  It didn’t disappoint, as there were no changes, but did leave December open as a possibility. The FOMC … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-21-2015 The week was highlighted by the Fed’s decision to keep interest rates at zero for yet another meeting, despite growing expectations for an increase.  Retail sales results were stronger, as did jobless claims, but several regional manufacturing surveys … Continue reading

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Fed Note

Fed Note: The January FOMC meeting ended without incident, and without major change in strategy or language, as expected.  There are four new FOMC voting members this year, but this didn’t change the overall tone (no dissenters this time).  In … Continue reading

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Fed Note

Fed Note: The Federal Reserve met today and proceeded according to the recent plan.  The taper continued, with Treasury/MBS purchases being wound down from $35 bil./mo. to $25 bil./mo.  At this pace, QE Fed buys should end by October.  Other … Continue reading

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