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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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The Future of Monetary Policy



We’ve been in a prolonged period of low interest rates. Even with potential rate increases from the Federal Reserve on the horizon, these historically low rates don’t appear to be ending any time soon. How have specific asset classes performed in this low-rate environment and what could it…

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