Tag: stimulus

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Do Janet Yellen and the Fed Get The Economy?

Time and time again, I am amazed at how the “smart money” and those supposedly in the know...

How You Can Take Part in the ETF Revolution

The exchange-traded fund (ETF) revolution is here, and I want my name to be synonymous with this rapid...

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Released Fed Minutes Spur Stocks

Today, the U.S. Federal Reserve's late-April meeting minutes were released, indicating that Fed officials believe continued stimulus does...

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Fed Continues Taper, Stocks Rise

Thanks to today's Federal Open Market Committee meeting, the U.S. Federal Reserve has decided to continue its current...

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What 2014’s Lower Interest Rates Mean for Investors

Conventional wisdom says that the reduction in bond buying from the Fed should have caused interest rates to...

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S&P 500 Climbs to Fifth Straight Quarterly Gain Thanks to Fed

Stocks rose today, in the process ensuring a fifth consecutive quarterly gain for the S&P 500. The U.S....

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Janet Yellen’s Fed Comments Lower Stocks

Today, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen revealed that the Fed's stimulus program could end in the fall and...

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What the Federal Reserve’s Policy Change Means for the Economy

As most of us expected, the Fed announced today that it was tapering its bond-buying program by $10...

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S&P 500 Reaches Record High on Janet Yellen’s Senate Testimony

Investors were encouraged by comments made by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen before the Senate today, sending the...

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Fed Comments Lower Stocks

Stocks fell today after U.S. Federal Reserve officials pointed towards maintaining their current pace of tapering stimulus.