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Clarida Nom Heads for Senate Vote

On Tuesday, the Banking Committee advanced the nomination of Richard Clarida for Vice-Chairman of the Fed, as well as Michelle Bowman for Member of the Board of Governors of the Fed. Hit the link to learn more about the nominees.

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Demystifying the Economics of Housing

Dwight Johnston, Chief Economist, California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues on the economics and politics of the housing market and the trends that are likely to impact it during the year. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the May issue of DS News, out now.

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Banking Committee Considers Fed Nominees

Richard Clarida and Michelle Bowman gave their testimony during their nomination hearing for top jobs at the Fed by the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. Click through to learn what they had to say about their potential roles.

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The Week Ahead: Fed’s Beige Book Spotlights Economic Trends

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The Federal Reserve will release its latest Beige Book on this coming Wednesday, April 18, at 2 p.m. EST. The Beige Book presents a summary of economic conditions and activity, based on reports from the various Fed district banks. As detailed on ...

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Economic Fundamentals Remain Positive Despite Q1 Lows

The housing market might have had a rough start to the year, but according to Fannie Mae’s Economic and Housing Outlook released on Monday, this quarter seems to be a temporary headwind as a stimulative fiscal policy is expected to ...

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Fed’s Beige Book Builds Case for Further Rate Hikes

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve released its latest edition of the Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions, more commonly known as the Beige Book. The Book is published in advance of each meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, ...

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Fed Minutes: More Interest Rate Hikes Incoming

The minutes from the January meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee were released on Wednesday, showing Federal Reserve officials forecasting increased economic growth and inflation. Both factors led the Fed officials to stand firm on their plans to gradually ...

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How Many Interest Rate Hikes Inbound in 2018?

With the Federal Reserve now under the leadership of recently sworn-in new Fed Chair Jerome Powell, many are watching to see how he deals with the challenges of the current market, and how his responses and philosophy will differ from ...

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Domestic Spending to Spur Economic Growth

Mortgage rates and home sales are expected to rise in 2018 according to the latest economic and housing outlook by Fannie Mae. The report expects mortgage rates to rise 30 basis points to 4.4 percent by the end of 2018 ...

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