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A December Rate Hike



The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announced a 25 basis-point increase in the target federal funds rate today at the conclusion of their December meeting. Today’s increase brings the target federal funds rate to between 0.50% and 0.75%. The rate increase was essentially a market-neutral…

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Top 10 Economic Trends for 2017



The final weeks of 2016 are upon us and the annual traditions are in full swing – holiday decorations, family gatherings, New Year’s resolutions, and more. Here at Principal, one annual tradition is to share our global economic outlook for the upcoming year. Last week we published our 2017…

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