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Stay up-to-date with the best Federal Reserve news on the internet with the Wiser daily email. It is a tailored made digest specifically designed for investors, business executives, policy influencers, and those with an interest in the US economy. It is that economy that the Federal Reserve is charged with protecting. It was formed in 1913 as a way to organize the government's monetary policy. Over the years, its remit has changed to reflect changing political and economic realities. Today its responsibilities include conducting America's monetary policy, regulating banks and other financial institutions, keeping the financial system stable and providing financial services to the government, foreign governments and large institutions. It is run by a board of governors - the current chair is Janet Yellen. She is the 15th chair of the Federal Reserve, which is also known as the Fed. She is running it during a time of change as the country emerges from the financial crises that began in 2008. Because of the importance of the organization it is not surprising that there is extensive Federal Reserve news coverage, analysis and opinion. The Wiser daily email pulls all of this together so you can stay informed.

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Macroeconomic overview: President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his...
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China Evergrande adds another $1bn to coffers
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Property developer China Evergrande Group sold another $1bn bond last Friday, hitting the market just a week after a bigger $1.5bn outing. On March 17, Evergrande sold a $1.5bn dual-trancher comprising a three year and a five non call three. Its deal...
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Santander: Could This Be A Game-Changer?
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Summary Long-term Eurozone bond yields continue to rise amid accelerating inflation expectations and stronger economic data. U.K. economy is turning a corner. Santander Mexico has had a good run since the beginning of the year. Is Santander a Buy? Rising long-term rates...
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US STOCKS-Futures hit six-week low on failed healthcare bill
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By Yashaswini SwamynathanMarch 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures hit six-week lows on Monday after President Donald Trump failed to push through his...
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EUR/USD: 1.0815 level to act as support
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Previous: The euro/dollar pair has closed the week up four times in a row now. On Friday, the dollar fell across the whole market as the proposed bill to dismantle Obamacare was withdrawn from Congress due to a lack of support from...
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The Fed Is Behind The Curve, And It Might Get Worse
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Summary Fed balance sheet has increased more than 5-fold. Fed’s purchases amounts to increasing money supply. Fed already behind curve. The Fed just raised short term interest rates. The short-term target rate is now set at 1.00%. I wonder if that is...
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During the height of the Great Recession, shareholders in bank stocks were taken for quite the ride. Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), which is one of the largest banks by deposits in the U.S., saw its shares dip by more than 90% from...
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Central Bank to sell dollars to consumers at N360
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The central bank will sell dollars to private individuals at N360 per dollar, it said in a tweet on Monday. The bank has been intervening on the official currency market to try to narrow the spread with the black market rate, which...
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The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) played a significant role in maintaining mortgage credit availability following the onset of the subprime mortgage crisis and through the Great Recession. Not surprisingly, the FHA’s expansion during a period of falling home prices and deteriorating economic...
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