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How Will Trump Reshape the Federal Reserve?

This October, Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer will resign.  President Trump will select Fischer’s replacement.  Whom he will choose as the next Vice Chair is the topic of discussion in this recent Podcast produced by Knowledge@Wharton.

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Why are American Bond Yields Higher than Europe’s?

This recent article published in The Economist looks at the current trend in bond yields in the US and Europe.

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Emerging-Market Equity 2017 Outlook

What does 2017 have in store for Emerging Market investments? Will Federal Reserve decisions have a significant impact? Dr. Mark Mobius and Stephen Dover examine this topic in a recent blog entry in Investment Adventures in Emerging Markets.

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The Lowdown on U.S. Core Inflation

Low inflation is a concern and focus of the Federal Reserve. A recent study published by the IMF looks at the relationship between unemployment and the inflation rate.

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Fed’s Dudley Urges Caution on Rate Hikes, Cites Risks to U.S.

What is next for the Fed? President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York William C. Dudley provides some insight as covered by Gayatri Suroyo writing for Reuters.

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Can We Ignore the Alarm Bells the Bond Market Is Ringing?

Is the bond market still a good indicator of economic health and direction? Writing for the New York Times, Neil Irwin believes that the bond market may no longer be the gauge that it has been in the past.

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What Tools Does the Fed Have Left?

Writing for the Brookings Institute, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, explores the resources available to the Federal Reserve to help maintain the strength of the U.S. economy.

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Read Part II: Targeting Longer-Term Interest Rates

Read Part III: Helicopter Money

Fed to Raise Rates Twice This Year but Conviction Fading

Will the Fed raise rates again? If so, when? This is the question currently being pondered by many economists and explored in this article by Anu Bararia for Reuters.

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The Fed Chair’s Warnings About the U.S. Economy

At what pace will the Fed continue to raise rates?  Writing for The Atlantic, Krishnadev Calamur looks at recent comments made by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen to gain insight into the Fed’s possible next moves.

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Why the Fed Raised Interest Rates—and What it Means for You

Money Magazine details how the rate increase will impact Bond Investors, Savers and Borrowers in this article.

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