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  1. Will the Federal Reserve Hike Rates in April?

    Here's a look at what the Federal Reserve will or won't do in April and why.
  2. How The Federal Reserve Manages Money Supply

    Find out how the Fed manages bank reserves and this contributes to a stable economy. ...
  3. Audit the Fed: Is Trump Right? (JPM)

    Find out why Donald Trump has a point when he claims it is vitally important to audit ...
  4. Why Banks Don't Need Your Money to Make Loans

    Contrary to the story told in most economics textbooks, banks don't need your money ...
  5. 3 Times the FOMC Got It Right This Century

    Learn about three times that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and the Federal ...
  6. What a Rate Hike Might Mean for Stocks

    Here's what investors should expect if interest rates rise.
  1. Audit the Fed: Is Trump Right? (JPM)

    Find out why Donald Trump has a point when he claims it is vitally important to audit ...
  2. 3 ETFs to Play the Fed's Interest Rate Decision ...

    These three ETFs offer strong ways to play the Federal Reserve's decision not to ...
  3. An Investor's Guide To Bank Stress-Testing

    Just how are bank stress tests performed and what is the logic behind them? And is ...
  1. How does a high discount rate affect the economy?

    Find out what would happen if the Federal Reserve decided to set a very high discount rate, the rate at which banks can borrow ...
  2. How do central bank decisions affect volatility?

    Using an aggregate, macroeconomic perspective, take a look at how some of the ways central bank decisions can impact market ...
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