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Assessing Financial Vulnerabilities

See this video to learn what Chairman Jerome Powell had to say about the findings of the Fed’s first Financial Stability Report that gauges the country’s monetary stability.

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500 Days in the Housing Industry

As the Trump administration celebrates 500 days in office this month, take a look at the key legislation and nominations that have impacted the industry during this time.

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Rising Rates to Impact Homebuyers

Fed Rate

On Wednesday, after Jerome Powell's first Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting as Fed Chair, the Federal Reserve announced that it had increased the Fed funds rate by a quarter point at a target of 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent. ...

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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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As Stocks Tumble, Lenders Take a Hit

The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 1,200 points on Monday, after having dropped 1,500 points earlier in the day. This came on the heels of a 666-point drop in the Dow last Friday. With the Standard & Poor’s index ...

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Fed Maintains Interest Rates as Yellen’s Tenure Winds Down

Janet Yellen oversaw her final meeting of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Wednesday afternoon, with the Committee holding fast on interest rates and revising their projections on expected inflation. “Gains in employment, household spending, and business fixed ...

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Senate Confirms Powell as Federal Reserve Chair

The Senate confirmed Jerome Powell as the 16th chairman of the Federal Reserve on Tuesday after an 85-12 vote in favor of his confirmation. Powell will take over from current Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen after her term expires in ...

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