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May 2 2019
Monetary Policy Interest Rates
Article Slow news day at the Fed May 1 2019

Policymakers hewed to their policy of 'patience.'

April 16 2019
Interest Rates Fixed Income
Article Federated adopts neutral view on yields in the near term April 16 2019

Risks between upward and downward moves appear relatively balanced.

April 29 2019
Fixed Income Interest Rates
Article For fixed income, it's steady as she goes April 11 2019

After a strong first quarter, high yield and other credit securities settle into a clip-the-coupon environment.

April 24 2019
Liquidity Interest Rates
Article Reset and assess April 1 2019

The Fed essentially used the March meeting to reboot its message after its dramatic policy shift over the last two quarters.

March 29 2019
Equity Markets/Economy
Article Don't sweat the yield-curve inversion March 26 2019

By most measures, a recession isn't in the cards anytime soon.

April 1 2019
Liquidity Interest Rates
Article Fed says it's done for the year March 20 2019

The FOMC statement confirms the dramatic shift in Fed expectations since late 2018.

March 20 2019
Liquidity Interest Rates
Article Just how patient will the Fed be? March 15 2019

With no hike expected, markets will look to changes in the dot plot and balance sheet taper for answers.

March 25 2019
Fixed Income Interest Rates
Article Why are long-term rates stuck? March 5 2019

Inflation shows little sign of breaking out. Until it does, it's difficult to see long rates breaking up in any significant manner.

March 15 2019
Liquidity Interest Rates
Article Stopping the pendulum's swing March 1 2019

Fed's Powell wants the markets to forget his vacillations of late 2018.

March 15 2019
Liquidity Interest Rates
Article Powell's puzzle February 1 2019

Fed Chair Powell should have let the statement do the talking.

March 15 2019
Interest Rates Fixed Income
Article Fed will be 'patient' January 30 2019

The Fed kept rates steady, making markets happy with a dovish pause.

December 6 2018
Interest Rates Cash Management
Article Neutral November November 30 2018

Fed Chair Powell shifts his view on interest-rate levels.

January 9 2019
Equity Interest Rates
Article Powell does his part; now it's up to Trump and Xi November 28 2018

Fed chair signals that policymakers will go slowly on further rate increases.

December 6 2018
Fixed Income Interest Rates
Article Fed stays put November 8 2018

The FOMC left policy rates and most language of its policy statement unchanged.

December 6 2018
Equity Growth
Article 'Particularly bright moment' September 28 2018

Fed chair Powell voiced considerable optimism at the policy-setting meeting.

December 6 2018
Interest Rates Cash Management
Article Fed takes one more step toward normal September 26 2018

An uneventful meeting followed expectations with a rate hike to a range of 2-2.25%.

December 6 2018
Liquidity Cash Management
Article Trump challenges Fed's independence August 1 2018

How will the Fed respond to Trump's criticism of the recent hikes?

December 6 2018
Liquidity Cash Management
Article Same ol', same ol' and that's OK June 1 2018

The Fed gives no reason to doubt it will hike rates in June.

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