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Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged Despite Positive Economic Outlook

In her press release this past Wednesday, Janet Yellen announced that the FOMC has decided to leave rates unchanged this month. This leaves the target Federal Funds Rate lingering at 0.25%-0.50%. While one could assume that this decision came to … Continue reading

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Fed December Taper Odds Double in Survey as Jobs Beat Estimate

The US labor market seems to be strengthening. The US unemployment rate fell to a five-year low of 7.0%, as employers added 203,000 workers to their payrolls in November. This follows a gain of 200,000 in October, the strongest back-to-back … Continue reading

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