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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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Investors focus on Trump trade and asset prices
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Schedule for Week of Aug 20, 2017
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US stock valuations have been inflated by the Fed
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What Wall Street is watching this week: Trump, the Fed and the eclipse
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Bannon's out. Wall Street is finally paying attention! Good times at Jackson Hole. And, are eclipses good for the market?
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares barely budge amid uncertainty over Trump's economic agenda
ReutersHideyuki Sano
A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 2016.Toru Hanai TOKYO () - Asian shares were fragile on Monday as investors remained unconvinced about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to fulfill his economic agenda,...
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The Week Ahead: Whole Foods Voting on Amazon Takeover, and Pending Verdict in Samsung Case
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Here’s a look at what’s coming up this week. FOOD INDUSTRY Shareholders of Whole Foods Market are scheduled to meet Wednesday to vote on Amazon’s $13.4 billion takeover bid for the grocery chain. Investors are expected to approve the offer, worth $42...
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Ron Paul: 50% stock market plunge 'conceivable,' but it's not Trump's fault
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Wall Street may soon pay a big price for escalating tensions in Washington.
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Investors focus on Trump trade and asset prices
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Jackson Hole central bank gathering looms over currency markets
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Loss Of Confidence In Trump Roils Financial Markets
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How could one not be appalled by what occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, with the failure of our President to take a firm stand against the bigotry and hatred from the white supremacists, Neo Nazis and Klansmen. His lack of a firm response...
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Short Speculative Positions In Gold Hit 2014 Lows - Gold Longs Need To Be Very Careful Here
Seeking AlphaHebba Investments
Summary Speculative short positions fell to extremely low levels last seen in 2014. For a fifth straight week gold longs continued to increase their net long positions. Fed minutes were interpreted as dovish for gold, but we think the fact they're removing...
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Schedule for Week of Aug 20, 2017
Calculated RiskBill Mcbride
The key economic reports this week are New and Existing Home sales for July. Fed Chair Janet Yellen will speak at the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium on Friday. ----- Monday, Aug 21st ----- 8:30 AM ET:Chicago Fed National Activity Index for July....
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US stock valuations have been inflated by the Fed
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Financial Times columnists pick their charts of the credit crisis on the decade anniversary
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After a wild week at the White House, weakened stock market hopes for no Fed bombshells
CNBC
Stocks are technically weakened, and traders are hoping to get past the Fed's Jackson Hole symposium with no new bombshells.
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