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Instant Analysis: FOMC signals prolonged rate hike pause into 2020

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Federal Reserve building at dusk

The FOMC all but gave up their dreams of normalizing short-term interest rates, deciding to hold the Fed fund target rate between 2.25% and 2.50% at today’s FOMC meeting with 11 FOMC participants expecting the Fed funds rate to end 2019 at the same levels.  

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Instant Analysis: FOMC Decision for December

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Winter shot of Federal Reserve building through leafless trees.

The outcome of the December FOMC meeting was what we have been forecasting.

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Investment Insights: Excerpts from our 2017 Year-End Review

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
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Another year is in the books, and it was a good one for macro asset classes that posted positive returns almost entirely across the board.

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Investment Insights: Excerpts from our Q2 2017 report

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Photo of the US Treasury building, with historic male statue in front.

Under the new plan, Fed officials should be able to evaluate the market’s reaction to the reductions before the more-than-likely third and final rate hike in December.

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