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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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Must-Read: Martin Sandbu: Bolder rethinking needed on macroeconomic policy
Washington Center for Equitable Growth • Brad Delong
The Dow Jones Tops 23,000 for the First Time
TIME Magazine • Reuters, Sruthi Shankar
US STOCKS-Dow breaches 23,000-mark for the first time
Reuters • Sruthi Shankar
Capitol Report: Great Recession scars still leave Americans anxious about spending on the good life
MarketWatch • Jeffry Bartash
Fund managers bet on rising interest rates but not on tax-cut boost for stocks
CNBC • Patti Domm
The US Dollar is Vulnerable, But It's Temporarily
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Bond Bulls Virtually Extinct as Goldilocks Outlook Marches On
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Is The Phillips Curve Broken?
WealthManagement.com • David Ader
Metals Stocks: Gold prices lose grip on $1,300 level
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Dow Crosses Another Milestone, Topping 23,000 For The First Time
NPR • Avie Schneider
 
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Must-Read: Martin Sandbu: Bolder rethinking needed on macroeconomic policy
Washington Center for Equitable GrowthBrad Delong
Must-Read: The extremely thoughtful Martin Sandbu writes: Martin Sandbu: Bolder rethinking needed on macroeconomic policy: “Top economists need to dig deeper after policy failures of past decade… …Peterson Institute conference on “Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy”… I recommend everyone to take a look —...
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Federal Reserve, Hedge Funds
The Dow Jones Tops 23,000 for the First Time
TIME MagazineReuters, Sruthi Shankar
The Dow Jones Industrial Average breached the 23,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday led by more than 5 percent gain in UnitedHealth. The broader market however was weighed dow n by losses in industrial, financial and technology stocks. Shares of...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
US STOCKS-Dow breaches 23,000-mark for the first time
ReutersSruthi Shankar
() - The Dow Jones Industrial Average breached the 23,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday led by more than 5 percent gain in UnitedHealth. The broader market however was weighed down by losses in industrial, financial and technology stocks. Shares...
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Bank of America, Economic Policy
Capitol Report: Great Recession scars still leave Americans anxious about spending on the good life
MarketWatchJeffry Bartash
Jeffry Are Americans still anxious about their financial future even after eight years of a growing economy? Their hesitation to spend on certain “extras” such as going out to eat, visiting Disney World or buying a club membership suggests lingering unease. Earlier...
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Bank of America, Federal Reserve
Fund managers bet on rising interest rates but not on tax-cut boost for stocks
CNBCPatti Domm
Global fund managers are making big bets on higher interest rates, but they are not expecting U.S. tax reform to bring significant gains to the stock market or other risk assets. According to the monthly Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, global...
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Currencies, Economic Policy
The US Dollar is Vulnerable, But It's Temporarily
Minyanville - MV PremiumScutify
This article is published in collaboration with Scutify, where you can find real-time markets and stock commentary from Robert Marcin, Cody Willard and others. Download the Scutify iOS App, the Scutify Android App or visit Scutify.com. The US Dollar can't manage to...
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Bank of America, Economic Policy
Bond Bulls Virtually Extinct as Goldilocks Outlook Marches On
WealthManagement.comCormac Mullen
(Bloomberg) --Bond bulls are firmly in hibernation. Only 3 percent of investors say global yields will be lower in the next year, according to the latest survey of fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. A record 85 percent of investors...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
Is The Phillips Curve Broken?
WealthManagement.comDavid Ader
It wasn’t exactly a slow news week, but still the New York Times had the temerity to take away space from any number of its Harvey Weinstein updates to tell us, way back on the fourth page of the business section, “Fed...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
Metals Stocks: Gold prices lose grip on $1,300 level
MarketWatchMarkdecambre
Gold futures pulled back from the key $1,300 level on Tuesday, as a stronger U.S. dollar sent prices for the yellow metal toward their lowest settlement in more than a week and steepest one-day decline in about three weeks. A pick up...
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Federal Reserve, NPR
Dow Crosses Another Milestone, Topping 23,000 For The First Time
NPRAvie Schneider
The Dow Jones industrial average topped 23,000 for the first time, crossing another milestone amid better-than-expected earnings reports and concerns that stocks are approaching another bubble.
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