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The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met today for the third time this year to update the public on the state of the U.S. Economy and the Committee’s decision on monetary policy. Read more
Investors seeking to diversify their investment income streams often consider dividend-paying stocks as an option. Historically, investing in high-yielding dividend-paying stocks has been an attractive investment strategy both in terms of total... Read more
In a well telegraphed move, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate by 0.25 percent today with one dissent (St. Louis Fed President James Bullard preferred to raise the rate by 0.5 percentage... Read more
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates this morning in an emergency move designed to protect the U.S. economy from the impact of the spreading coronavirus. The Federal Funds rate was cut by 50 basis points (bps) and now stands at 1.00%-1.25%. It was... Read more
The Federal Reserve lowered the Federal Funds rate range today by 25 basis points (bps) to 1.50% - 1.75%, a move that was widely expected and fully priced into the market. There continues to be a division within the voting members, with Esther... Read more
The Federal Reserve lowered the Federal Funds rate today by 25 basis points (bps) to 1.75% - 2.00%, a move that was widely expected and fully priced in the market. There was division within the voting members, with Esther George and Eric Rosengren... Read more

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