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June Outlook: Fed in Focus Ahead of Meeting Amid Hints it May Get More Hawkish May 26, 2021 10:38 AM   |  

Focus in June will likely be squarely on the Fed after its April meeting minutes suggested at least some officials there may be worried about the economy overheating. The Fed’s June 15-16 meeting looks like the highlight of the month.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
Connecting the Dots: Investor Guide to Tracking Fed Policy Projections with the Dot Plot May 24, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

The Fed provides a quarterly “dot plot” with its monetary policy projections for the next several years that can help investors glean the Fed’s thinking about the future.

5 min read  |  Federal Reserve
May Flowers: Solid Data, Firm Earnings Set Tone, But Inflation Worries Linger April 27, 2021 2:04 PM   |  

May begins with the market at all-time highs and earnings looking solid. Can May continue the string of booming economic data, or will fears of inflation and overheating start to clip the long rally?

5 min read  |  Market Insights
April Outlook: Growth Vs. Value Could Grip Market as Earnings, Fed Awaited and Yields Eyed March 24, 2021 10:03 AM   |  

Year-to-date, value stocks have been outpacing growth. Whether that trend continues in April could depend on Treasury yields and the pace of vaccination progress.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
What's the Repo Market and What Might Cause a Spike in the Overnight Lending Rate? September 25, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Our chief market strategist breaks down the day's top business stories and offers insight on how they might impact your trading and investing.

5 min read  |  Federal Reserve
History in Motion: What Is the Dow Jones Industrial Average? September 6, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)? It’s a price-weighted index of 30 large stocks, and it’s considered one of the major U.S. equity benchmarks.

3 min read  |  Trading Basics
View from the Tetons: Fed’s Powell Recommends Gradualist Approach August 30, 2018 11:00 AM   |  

The annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, hosted by the Kansas City Fed, pulled together central bankers and economic policymakers from across the world. Here’s what transpired at the 2018 gathering.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Want to Be a Fed Watcher? Some Things to Know August 24, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Learn about the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the U.S.—its makeup, policies, dual mandate of full employment and monetary stability, and the importance of Fed meetings.

5 min read  |  Federal Reserve
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