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18 Mar

Fed Shifts Back To Role as Inflation Cop

March 18th, 2022 After five consecutive down weeks for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, markets rallied to post their best weekly performance since November 2020. The bounce was attributed to investors’ relief with the Federal Reserve finally taking action to combat inflation. On Wednesday, the Fed announced its first rate hike since 2018, raising its…

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11 Mar

Ukraine Complicates Fed’s Mission

March 11th, 2022 Markets struggled again this week as the Russia-Ukraine conflict continued to dominate headlines. Sixteen days of war has now revealed the Russians expanding their offensive to the western part of the country. While Ukrainian forces have offered stiff resistance on the ground, Western nations have continued to ratchet up the sanctions on…

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04 Mar

Russia Complicates Fed’s Path

March 4th, 2022 The battle in Ukraine continued to dominate trading this week as investors grappled with the competing risks that sanctions, rising oil prices and disrupted trade introduce to global growth. Closer to home, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivered his semi-annual testimony to Congress. While Powell characterized the economic effects from the Ukrainian war…

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