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With dollar at 11-year high, here's what's next

… to confirm another solid month of job gains that will leave open the prospect of the Federal Reserve raising the federal funds rate for the first time since 2006,” wrote Derek Halpenny, chief currency strategist at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi. 13 more words

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Harker’s new role, explained

Five governors sit on this committee, which sets the Federal Funds rate—the rate at which banks lend money to one another. This rate determines the interest rate on loans, which in turn sets the tone for the macroeconomy. 18 more words

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Investing in High-Yield Alternative Asset Classes in a Fed-Strapped Market

minutes is that it’s telling in that there may not be a hike in the Fed Funds rate this year at all. All one has to do is take a gander at the broad commodities market as measured by the Commodities Research Bureau (CRB Index), where a picture says a … 12 more words

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Gross Expects Fed to Raise Rates in June

Traders see a 17 percent chance the central bank will raise its main rate from a range of zero to 0.25 percent by its June meeting, according to Fed funds futures data compiled by Bloomberg. 21 more words

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Gross Says Fed to Raise Rates in June While Rosenberg Says 2016

Traders see a 17 percent chance the central bank will raise its main rate from a range of zero to 0.25 percent by its June meeting, according to Fed funds futures data compiled by Bloomberg. 22 more words

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The period before the Fed raises rates has historically been a great time to invest

Her emphasis was clear — the Fed will raise the federal funds rate when economic data support the move, a decision I foresee taking place during its Sept. 27 more words

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U.S. dollar shows some mettle, Aussie wary of rate cut

“Our economists continue to expect the first fed funds rate hike in September of this year and see the FOMC dropping the ‘patient’ reference at the March policy meeting,” analysts at BNP Paribas wrote in a note to clients. 17 more words

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