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When Will the Federal Reserve Raise Rates and How Should You Prepare?

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The Federal Reserve signaled in September it will raise rates this year.

Money Morning Trading Specialist D.R. Barton appeared on Facebook Live on Oct. 26 to tell viewers when he predicts a rate hike for 2016. He also told investors what they can do right now to prepare...

These Markets Are the Definition of Insanity – Here's Why… and What to Do Now

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Central banks have deluded markets into believing they can generate economic prosperity, but not one of their policies has stimulated growth.

They're playing a dangerous game - and there's only one way to come out on top...

How to Profit When Yellen Raises Rates (Before Dec. 31)

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When Janet Yellen said there was "no fixed timetable" for raising interest rates last week, the markets actually dipped.

It's anyone's guess as to why a market that owes most of its gains to the central bank's low interest rates would dip on news that low interest rates would continue.

It doesn't really matter.

Because I think a rate hike of some kind will be in effect by Dec. 31. They've been under 1% since 2008, and at least three of the FOMC's voting members oppose the decision to hold rates steady.

It's likely to be another token 25 basis points, and the rates might even go up just so they can go back down again, but that doesn't matter, either - I think traders have to prepare for a "rate hike event" and some choppy markets before the end of the quarter.

So the best thing we can do now is get into position to protect our money... and make a ton more of it.

Check this out...

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

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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...

How to Invest After an Interest Rate Hike

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With at least one interest rate hike expected this year, we've put together a guide to help investors make the best investments as interest rates rise.

Check it out here...

This Market Is Counting on Two Things That It Absolutely Shouldn't

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The Fed's every move is just causing more and more harm to the economy and market. There's a lack of political and moral courage to raise interest rates.

But investors, and of course the mainstream financial press, are completely oblivious to what's about to happen...

How a Fed Rate Hike Will Affect Your Mortgage Rate

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Many homeowners are afraid the next Fed rate hike could affect their mortgage rates.

We talked with Lee Adler, author of the Wall Street Examiner, to find out the truth behind those concerns...

Larry Summers: Fed Rate Hike Right Now Would Shock the Economy

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Larry Summers, former undersecretary for International Affairs, just went on an epic Twitter rant.

And his corpulent comments were aimed directly at the Federal Reserve...

Will There Be a Fed Rate Hike in 2016?

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The next Fed rate hike could happen in 2016.

We've dissected Fed speeches, data, and FOMC meeting minutes to nail down the most likely date.

Here's what we've found...

What Janet Yellen Must Know but Can't Say

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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...

Burying Our Future at Jackson Hole

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Fed Chair Janet Yellen is set to speak in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, today.

When she does, she'll say one thing - but this is what she really means...

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

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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...

FOMC Meeting Minutes Released Today: What Investors Must Know Now

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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...

Kill the Fed, Free the Markets – How to Replace America’s Scheming Central Bank

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Repairing the damage the Fed's schemes have inflicted on free markets will require replacing it altogether.

Our expert says the fix is easier than you'd think...

How the Next Fed Chair Should Transform the American Economy

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Since its inception, the Fed has ruined not just the U.S. economy, but also democracy.

The next Fed chair has the opportunity to fix the system and transform the economy. Here's how they could do it...