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Countdown to the Fed

The Federal Open Market Committee meets on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. What is the likelihood of a rate hike at that meeting? If not in October, will it be December, or sometime in 2016? In our latest video, Jim McCaughan recaps what happened at the Federal Reserve’s September meeting and what…

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Mixed Messages on U.S. Inflation

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided not to raise the fed funds rate at their September meeting; members were concerned about not only global developments but also inflation, or maybe rather lack of inflation. The FOMC expects the transitory effects of a stronger…

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