Fed Cuts Rate Target for the First Time Since 2008
Economy
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Economy
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Fed Cuts Rate Target for the First Time Since 2008

Lamont J - August 1, 2019

The Federal Reserve confirmed its widely expected interest rate cut on Wednesday, but disappointed investors by not committing to more in 2019. The quarter point decrease is…

What’s the Most Likely Rate Cut for 2019?
Economy
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Economy
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What’s the Most Likely Rate Cut for 2019?

Lamont J - July 8, 2019

The economy has made it to the second half of 2019 without any change in federal interest rates. This stability has benefited the market, contributing to a…

What Will the Federal Reserve Do in Wednesday’s Policy Meeting?
Economy
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Economy
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What Will the Federal Reserve Do in Wednesday’s Policy Meeting?

Lamont J - June 18, 2019

Federal Reserve policymakers will meet this Wednesday to discuss and set the monetary rate for the months ahead. After a relatively quiet year so far, the Fed…

Confidence Increasing for a Federal Reserve Rate Cut in 2020
Economy
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Economy
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Confidence Increasing for a Federal Reserve Rate Cut in 2020

Adam R - February 28, 2019

After a year of aggressive rate hikes that contributed to stock market volatility and losses, the Federal Reserve has adopted a more dovish outlook. Jerome Powell, the…

Trump Cautions the Fed Ahead of Interest Rate Meeting
Investing
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Investing
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Trump Cautions the Fed Ahead of Interest Rate Meeting

Adam R - December 19, 2018

The Federal Reserve will hold a public press conference later today, in which it is expected that a fourth and final rate hike for 2018 will be…

Trade War Could Have Cost Your Portfolio 6%
Economy
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Economy
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Trade War Could Have Cost Your Portfolio 6%

Adam R - December 10, 2018

The trade war has had a major influence on stock markets this year, but just how much value has been lost from ongoing tensions between the United…

Federal Reserve Interest Rates Steady for November
Economy
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Economy
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Federal Reserve Interest Rates Steady for November

Adam R - November 9, 2018

After its Thursday meeting, the Federal Reserve is keeping its rates steady for the month of November, allowing investors to breathe a collective sigh of relief. While…

Federal Reserve Raises Interest as Stocks Close Lower
Economy
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Economy
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Federal Reserve Raises Interest as Stocks Close Lower

Lamont J - September 27, 2018

In a widely expected decision, the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates for the third time in 2018. The immediate impact on the stock market was apparent,…

Federal Reserve Will Continue Rate Hikes in September
Economy
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Economy
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Federal Reserve Will Continue Rate Hikes in September

Lamont J - July 30, 2018

Top officials from within the United States Federal Reserve System will meet this week to discuss the economy and monetary policy, with a press statement expected on…

Federal Reserve Won’t Increase Pace of Interest Rate Hikes
Business
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Business
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Federal Reserve Won’t Increase Pace of Interest Rate Hikes

Becky H - May 24, 2018

Interest rate increases have become a reality for Americans, as the Federal Reserve aims to control inflation and bring the nation back to pre-recession conditions. Rate increases…