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Fed Note

Fed Note The December meeting was again slated to be ‘the one’, as in the meeting where interest rate policy changed for the first time in a decade and almost exactly seven years after the fed funds rate was cut … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 3-09-2015   Economic data last week was mixed, as ISM manufacturing and non-manufacturing reports showed expansion, albeit at a lessened rate than expected. Employment data was strong on Friday, in both payrolls and a lower unemployment rate, despite … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Is this the Biggest Threat to the US Economy?

The surge of the US dollar is beginning to be crowned by some as the biggest threat to the economic recovery.  Although the rise is significant, this chart shows that the US Dollar Index is essentially in line with the … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-15-2014 Aside from the FOMC meeting—where language was scrutinized but little actually changed—the economic week was mixed. Several regional economic indexes came in with positive results, inflation was virtually unchanged and housing results were a bit disappointing relative … Continue reading

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