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Breaking Down the Jargon: Hedging



There’s quite a bit of jargon in the investing world. “Hedging” is a good example of a term often used and often misunderstood. It’s actually a pretty simple concept at its core: the goal of hedging is to reduce risk. You’re insuring yourself against the possibility of a detrimental…

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Getting Comfortable with U.S. Inflation



The Federal Reserve (Fed) is focusing more attention on inflation. The labor market has improved significantly over the last year, with the unemployment rate well below 6% and payrolls having their best year since the late 1990s in 2014. However, inflation remains firmly below the Fed’s 2%…

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