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FOMC Meeting: What You Need to Know

FOMC Meeting: What You Need to Know

On Wednesday, December 13, 2023, the Fed maintained its benchmark rates unchanged at 5.25%-5.50%, marking the highest level in 22 years. What are the projections for 2024’s monetary policy meetings?

US Stocks Rally Ahead of FOMC

US Stocks Rally Ahead of FOMC

US stocks gained on Tuesday, July 25, as companies reported upbeat earnings ahead of the widely anticipated FOMC meeting. Investors will watch closely for any signals from the Fed Chair while waiting for Amazon and Mcdonald’s to report on Thursday

Markets React to CPI, FOMC Minutes

Markets React to CPI, FOMC Minutes

The U.S. dollar fell 0.6% following Wednesday’s release of the March CPI report and FOMC minutes. The combination of the data led to growing expectations that the Fed could cut rates later in the year.

Markets React to Powell's Hawkishness

Markets React to Powell's Hawkishness

In his testimony, Fed Chair Jerome Powell warned of inflation remaining stubbornly above the 2% target and opened the door to a possible 50 bps hike in March. This may have led the dollar index to hit a three-month high.


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