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Federal Reserve

The Fed

What They Didn’t Say About the Fed in Monday’s Debate

Officials and analysts rejected Donald Trump's accusation that the Fed is overly political, but politics is in the central bank's DNA.

Here's the truth about the Fed and how it operates...

Stocks

These Three Industries Benefit the Most from an Interest Rate Hike

Most industries won't benefit from an interest rate hike.

But if this week's FOMC meeting does result in a hike, these three sectors have the most to gain...

The Fed

How a Single Word from the Fed Can Wipe Out Markets

The Committee to Destroy the World opened is hydra-headed mouth one too many times last week.

The result was the biggest drop in stocks since Brexit.

The Dow Jones Industrial average fell nearly 400 points or 2.1% on Friday while the S&P 500 dropped nearly 54 points or 2.5% and the Nasdaq Composite Index also shed 2.5% and nearly 134 points.

Read more...

The Fed

What Janet Yellen Must Know but Can't Say

Janet Yellen's remarks at Jackson Hole were billed as "one of the single most important speeches" she'd give all year.

But traders largely shrugged off her words. That's because they already know the answer to the one question no politician dares to ask...

The Fed

Why the Odds of a Fed Rate Hike in September Just Soared

The odds of a Fed rate hike in September are rising. In fact, a Fed rate hike is looking much more likely now after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she believes arguments for a rate increase have strengthened in recent months.

But whether or not the Fed actually raises rates, the central bank is having a dangerous impact on the markets right now.

Here's what investors need to do now...

The Fed

What Matters About the Federal Reserve Meeting in Jackson Hole

The U.S. Federal Reserve meeting in Jackson Hole kicks off this week. The annual meeting always tends to be a market-moving event.

All eyes and ears will be on Janet Yellen for clues on the next interest rate hike.

Today, we are sharing three ways to survive the Fed's destructive policies.

The Fed

The World's Two Most Legendary Traders Tipped Their Hand – Are You In?

These two legendary traders initiated massive bearish bets ahead of Yellen's speech in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

This is no coincidence. Here's why - and how you can profit, too...

Bonds

Here's Why High-Yield Bonds Are Much Riskier Than Most Investors Realize

This method of measuring risk on high-yield bonds isn't just wrong – it ensures investors a bad outcome.

Find out why (and how to avoid this trap) here...

The Fed

Here's When the Next Federal Reserve Interest Rate Hike Could Happen

FOMC minutes from the July 26-27 meeting suggested an interest rate increase is possible as early as September.

But with voting members decidedly divided, a Federal Reserve interest rate hike next month looks highly unlikely.

In fact, an interest rate increase this year is questionable at best...

The Fed

FOMC Meeting Minutes Released Today: What Investors Must Know Now

The July FOMC meeting minutes were released at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, Aug. 17).

The minutes showed mixed opinions among Fed officials regarding a 2016 interest rate hike.

Here are the probabilities we'll actually see a rate increase this year...