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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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December Jobs Report and Market Turmoil



This month’s report covers both the excellent December jobs report and the turmoil facing markets this week. The December jobs report was another excellent one, indicating the addition of 292,000 jobs and the Labor Department upwardly revised its earlier estimate of job creation in October and…

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