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The Federal Funds Rate in 2016



The path of rate rises from the Federal Reserve in 2016 continues to be a source of much conversation. The Federal Open Market Committee raised the target for the fed funds rate by 0.25% in December, with the expectation that up to four more rates could happen in 2016. With the current volatility…

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Views from the CIO: China’s New Export – A Market Correction



Global equity markets had the worst start of the year, ever. Will they reverse course or is there more to come? While I believe this “bad start” may be contained for the time being, I do expect more volatility to come in 2016. Now’s the time to build your portfolios to catch potential…

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