The Federal Reserve Has Cut Rate to 0%
Economy
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Economy
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The Federal Reserve Has Cut Rate to 0%

Lamont J - March 16, 2020

On Sunday, the Federal Reserve took a major step to protect financial markets and the economy, slashing the official money rate to 0%. This is a full…

Federal Reserve May Cut Rates This Week
Economy
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Economy
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Federal Reserve May Cut Rates This Week

Adam R - March 2, 2020

The central bank’s official money rate is likely to drop in the coming days, at least according to some of the top Wall Street analysts. With the…

Federal Rate Down After Economic Growth Slows
Economy
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Economy
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Federal Rate Down After Economic Growth Slows

Becky H - November 1, 2019

U.S. economic growth slowed in the third quarter, leading the Federal Reserve to implement its third consecutive Federal Rate cut. Wall Street analysts had widely predicted the…

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…