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Rate Hike Outlook for December FOMC Meeting

The Federal Reserve concludes the final FOMC meeting of 2016 this Wednesday at 2:00 PM ET. A slew of recent strong economic reports showing progress towards full employment & inflation goals, combined with the massive equity rally pushing the DOW to all-time highs, has many expecting a rate hike.Read More

October Employment Report Expectations

Early holiday hiring could point to a strong employment report for October as retail stores bolster workforces to compete with online giants. Conversely this expected seasonal boost may be curtailed by timid employers halting expansion until the election concludes. Read More

November FOMC Expectations

The Federal Open Market Committee kicks off Tuesday, a week ahead of the U.S. Presidential Election, with its formal monthly meeting to determine whether the time is right, or not, to raise interest rates.Read More

Outlook on September’s FOMC Meeting

With the recent reported economic data offering a hazy outlook on the current state of the U.S. Economy and the U.S. presidential election just two months away, most economists predict that Janet Yellen & CO. will leave interest rates untouched after September’s FOMC meeting.Read More

July 2016 Employment Report Outlook

Coming of a strong showing in June, Friday’s Employment Report will provide the Fed with pivotal information as it reviews the ever lingering possibility of a rate hike in September. With just over a month on the heels of the Brexit vote, the U.S. market has appeared to come out unscathed. However, some economists feel a sense of ambiguity that the impact will spread to the rest of the EU, and eventually make its way across the pond. Read More

April’s FOMC Expectations

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will issue its April statement today at 2 PM ET. While FOMC meetings are always newsworthy events, April’s meeting could be one of the least impactful events in quite some time.Read More