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FOMC Updates

FOMC Updates: Oct. 29-30, 2019 Last week, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met and approved the previously predicted rate cut, lowering the Fed Funds rate 25 basis points to 1.5% to 1.75%, the third cut of this year. However, officials predict rate cuts to pause the rest of 2019.  “We see the current stance of policy as likely to remain appropriate as long as incoming information about the economy remains broadly consistent with our outlook,” said Jerome Powell, Chair of the Federal Rese...

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Topics: Regulations, Interest Rates

What to Expect when Expecting an Interest Rate Increase

 Will they or won’t they? We’ve been hearing that the Federal Reserve is going to increase rates for nearly a year now, which reminds me of a story read to me as a child. “The Fed! The Fed! The Fed is raising the rate!”

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Topics: Banking Products, Interest Rates