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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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Fed’s Kashkari on Interest Rates and Cryptocurrencies

Neel Kashkari, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, recently participated in a town hall in Pierre, South Dakota, attended by a little over 100 legislators and business leaders. The town hall was moderated by Laura Schoen Carbonneau, CEO ...

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The Risk of Low Interest Rates

With uncertainty if the Fed will spike interest rates, some argue that low interest rates could be the cause of major lending risks. Read on to find out why.

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Fed: Household Worth Climbs with Stock and Housing Market

According to the United States Federal Reserve report, overall national net worth of households rose by 1.7 percent, to $1.7 trillion in the second quarter of 2017, which has been attributed to continued growth in both the stock market and the housing market.

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Fed Remains Stagnant

The Federal Open Market Committee held its sixth meeting on Wednesday to discuss monetary policy and the potential of an interest rate hike, which is expected to happen at least once before the close of 2017.

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