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Fed Policy: Still Behind the Curve

Ken Taubes is Chief Investment Officer, US. Even while hiking interest rates today, the Federal Reserve Board (Fed) maintained its dovish sentiment. In recent weeks, Fed members began signaling that rate hikes would come sooner, raising expectations for a more … Continue reading

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Fed Signals Three Rate Hikes for 2017

As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the target Fed Funds rate by 25 basis points (bps). The December rate increase represents the sole rate increase for 2016, following the December 2015 move, and the second increase since … Continue reading

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Fed Update: The Long and Short (Term) of It

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement yesterday was predictably neutral to slightly dovish. In her press conference, Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen appeared even more dovish.

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