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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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Grumpy Investors Can’t Find Anything to Look Forward To
The New York Times • Matt Phillips
Washington Wants to Weaken Bank Rules. Not Every Regulator Agrees.
The New York Times • Peter Eavis
The Finance 202: Wells Fargo shrinks lobbying team as it faces crisis in Washington
Washington Post • Tory Newmyer
US stocks could slide 30 to 40 percent on interest rate volatility, wealth manager predicts
CNBC • Saheli Roy Choudhury
Asia set to open higher despite Wall Street's tepid session
CNBC • Saheli Roy Choudhury
Cramer Remix: How you should focus on Hasbro
CNBC • Elizabeth Gurdus
Cramer: The trade war is more worrisome than 10-year Treasury yields near 3%
CNBC
Wells Fargo to pay $1 billion for mortgage, auto lending abuses
Chicago Tribune • Ken Sweet
The Finance 202: Fed report shows business execs worry about Trump's trade moves
Washington Post • Tory Newmyer
The Finance 202: 'Happy hour in America.' Tax cuts could leave economy weaker after short-term boost
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Grumpy Investors Can’t Find Anything to Look Forward To
The New York TimesMatt Phillips
Stocks lurched lower for the fourth consecutive day Tuesday, as investors looked past a series of outwardly positive earnings reports from companies like Caterpillar and Alphabet and fixated instead on potential threats to the nine-year bull market. Tech giants Apple and Alphabet...
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Banking, Bank Regulation
Washington Wants to Weaken Bank Rules. Not Every Regulator Agrees.
The New York TimesPeter Eavis
Bank regulators are on the cusp of weakening a rule put in place to prevent the nation’s biggest banks from causing another financial crisis, marking the first significant attempt by policymakers to fulfill President Trump’s promised regulatory rollback. The effort is causing...
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Elections & Polls, Federal Reserve
The Finance 202: Wells Fargo shrinks lobbying team as it faces crisis in Washington
Washington PostTory Newmyer
You are reading The Finance 202, our must-read tipsheet on where Wall Street meets Washington. Not a regular subscriber? SIGN UP NOW MARKET MOVERS UBS Isn’t Worried About $100 Billion Fleeing U.S. Stocks Investors’ distaste for U.S. stocks has rarely been higher....
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
US stocks could slide 30 to 40 percent on interest rate volatility, wealth manager predicts
CNBCSaheli Roy Choudhury
Interest-rate volatility could be a real stinger for U.S. stocks, and investors may be ill-prepared to handle potentially steep declines, according to a wealth manager. U.S. stocks could see 30 to 40 percent slide over time, according to Rainer Michael Preiss, executive...
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Currencies, Federal Reserve
Asia set to open higher despite Wall Street's tepid session
CNBCSaheli Roy Choudhury
Asia markets mostly rose in early trade on Tuesday despite the Dow and the Nasdaq stumbling amid a decline in tech shares. In Australia, the ASX 200 climbed 0.2 percent, with most sectors notching gains. The heavily weighted financial sector gained 0.57...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
Cramer Remix: How you should focus on Hasbro
CNBCElizabeth Gurdus
After speaking with Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner on Monday, 's Jim Cramer was confident that "the worst is over" in the fallout from Toys R Us' liquidation. In the exclusive interview, Goldner said that while Hasbro doesn't "have perfect clarity" on what...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
Cramer: The trade war is more worrisome than 10-year Treasury yields near 3%
CNBC
Jim Cramer says investors should take advantage of 10-year Treasury yields hitting 3 percent.
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Bank of America, Credit Cards
Wells Fargo to pay $1 billion for mortgage, auto lending abuses
Chicago TribuneKen Sweet
(Matt Rourke / AP) Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest chapter in a wide-ranging scandal at the banking giant. However, it appears that none of the...
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Barack Obama, Elections & Polls
The Finance 202: Fed report shows business execs worry about Trump's trade moves
Washington PostTory Newmyer
You are reading The Finance 202, our must-read tipsheet on where Wall Street meets Washington. Not a regular subscriber? SIGN UP NOW MARKET MOVERS TRUMP TRACKER Business IRS blames Tax Day woes on glitch in file that houses personal records The agency...
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Elections & Polls, Federal Reserve
The Finance 202: 'Happy hour in America.' Tax cuts could leave economy weaker after short-term boost
Washington PostTory Newmyer
You are reading The Finance 202, our must-read tipsheet on where Wall Street meets Washington. Not a regular subscriber? SIGN UP NOW MARKET MOVERS U.S. Stock Futures Climb on Earnings, Geopolitics U.S. stock futures rose, extending gains a third day as investors...
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