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    June 4, 2019

    Chairman Powell Speaks About Long-Term Issues But Rate Cuts Are On Investors’ Minds

    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gave opening remarks today in Chicago at a monetary policy conference focused on long-term issues. But what was on everyone’s mind was speculation that global trade worries may force a Fed rate cut. Financial markets have been nervous lately over an escalating trade war that has spread from China and […]

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    June 3, 2019

    Regulators Are Going After AMZN and GOOGL

    Amazon (Ticker: AMZN) could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between the government’s twin antitrust agencies that puts it under closer watch by the Federal Trade Commission, The Washington Post reports. The move would divvy up competition oversight of two of the country’s top tech companies, with the U.S. Justice Department having more […]

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    April 8, 2019

    Some Things To Keep An Eye On Concerning the Fed

    We hear about the FOMC periodically.  Everyone tunes in for their meeting.  But, little attention is paid to the committee between their meetings.  There are things afoot right now. The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve is required to have seven members. It presently has three. Two of the current governors were put into […]

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