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Balancing Confidence and Volatility – January 7th, 2016

2017-11-20T15:20:32-05:00 January 8th, 2016|Financial Article|

While a new year means new beginnings—changing to a new calendar, signing up for a new gym membership, and struggling to remember to write 2016 on our checks—markets are starting 2016 off with the same growth concerns and heightened volatility that made the second half of last year a challenging one for investors.

The Fed Finally Raises Rates

2017-11-20T15:20:33-05:00 December 17th, 2015|Financial Article|

The events of today bring one word to mind: finally. Earlier today, the Federal Reserve (Fed) finally raised the target for the federal funds rate by 0.25%. By raising this key overnight borrowing rate, the Fed raised interest rates for the first time in nine years—an event that has been receiving a great deal of attention recently.