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Is it repeal or replace Dodd-Frank? Neither – think more like hitting the ‘refresh’ key



The recent executive action by President Trump regarding the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is getting much attention. Although six ‘core principles’ were announced, the only substantive part of the executive order was to mandate a report from the U.S. Treasury…

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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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