Archive for July 25th, 2017

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July 25, 2017

The Federal Open Market Committee began a two-day policy review today and will release a statement at 18:00 GMT (14:00 EDT) on Wednesday, July 26 announcing and defending its conclusions. This is the fifth scheduled meeting of 2017. There were previous 25-basis point hikes in the federal funds target range (now 1.00-1.25%) in March and […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Wide Spectrum of Developments Elicit Financial Market Response

July 25, 2017

In an escalated barrage of complaints, President Trump has lashed out at a range of adversaries: Attorney General Sessions, Congressional Republicans, Hillary Clinton, Bob Meuller, and the press. A vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act seems likely in the Senate this afternoon. The Federal Open Market Committee began a two-day policy meeting today. U.S. […] More

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