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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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Summary Fed transparency and market complacency are closely linked with one another today. Investors may be well-positioned to benefit from current policy, but at what cost to long-term financial stability? We find the arguments in favor of a shift compelling, but advise...
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Are the Short-term Treasury Bonds Overpriced?
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We have had a total of four rate hikes since the Fed lifted rates in December 2015 for the first time in nine years, the most recent hike being last week. However, the Federal Reserve has failed to impact the expectations of...
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In One Chart: Chart shows how terrible Wall Street economists are at forecasting bond yields
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20th Century Fox / Everett Collection Take Wall Street’s forecasts on 10-year Treasury yields—a crucial benchmark—with a big grain of salt. According to a Thursday note by Torsten Slok, chief international economist for Deutsche Bank, Wall Street analysts have been embarrassingly off...
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'Gandalf' Ruins Your Weekend
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Summary Wall Street's favorite 'wizard' is out with a new warning for anyone who's gotten too comfortable with endemic complacency. On Thursday evening, Marko Kolanovic warned that we're fast approaching a "QE cliff" that could upset all manner of apple carts. Here's...
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Growing split at the Fed
Seeking AlphaStephen Alpher
Fed Chair Janet Yellen and New York Fed President Bill Dudley (joined by consistent hawk, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester) have made it clear they believe the recent slowdown in inflation is temporary. They appear ready to forge ahead with more rate...
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Central Banks - Tiptoeing Toward The Exit
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By Pater Tenebrarum Frisky Fed Hike-o-Matic We haven't commented on central bank policy for a while, mainly because it threatened to become repetitive; there just didn't seem anything new to say. Things have recently changed a bit though. A little over a...
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Contenders vie to be China’s next central bank governor
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Zhou Xiaochuan set to stand down after 15 years at helm of People’s Bank of China
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Weekly Fund Wrap: Deja Vu All Over Again
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Summary Higher equities and Treasuries with lower Oil this week is Deja Vu all over again for fund investors. The macro picture remains supportive with strong activity and benign inflation. We continue to like Multisector and MLP funds due to high distribution...
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Cramer's game plan: In a market on edge, stick with the bulls
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With the market trying to parse conflicting economic indicators, like strong employment but weak housing, auto, retail and oil sectors, Jim Cramer is looking for resolution. "I don't even know if there is a market to care about now. There are just...
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Stateside 6.23.2017
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Today, we talk with a Federal Reserve bank president about why he’s holding town halls to hear from people about the economy. Plus, we find out more about that canceled risk analysis on Enbridge Energy’s Line 5. To find individual interviews, click...
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