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The future of the economy and interest rates (8583)

Predicting the future for the economy and interest rates is a very difficult task.For example, on July 2, 2001, the Wall Street Journal polled 54 of what they considered leading economists and asked them to predict interest rates as well ...

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Opportunities in leveraged bond funds

The tragic events that unravelled on September 11th had a profound impact on virtually every aspect of American life. Besides the obvious loss of human life and property, we will face future restrictions of the freedom that America was built ...

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New York State budget woes continue to concern many

Months of delays and the passage of a “bare bones” New York State budget have created a scenario that will impact the lives of millions of New Yorkers relying on services provided by the State’s 38,000 non-profit organizations that receive ...

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New York State budget woes continue to concern many (9782)

Months of delays and the passage of a “bare bones” New York State budget have created a scenario that will impact the lives of millions of New Yorkers relying on services provided by the State’s 38,000 non-profit organizations that receive ...

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Commentary: National budget surplus fluctuations not all bad

A major story that has been the topic of hot conversation in the political and financial newswires lately is that the federal budget surplus is falling from where it was six months ago. The budget surplus, which simply put is ...

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Commentary: National budget surplus fluctuations not all bad (8474)

A major story that has been the topic of hot conversation in the political and financial newswires lately is that the federal budget surplus is falling from where it was six months ago. The budget surplus, which simply put is ...

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Economists failed to predict interest rate cuts

Back in December of 2000, economists such as Banc One Capital Markets, Inc. forecasted the Federal Reserve would leave interest rates unchanged in 2001. On August 21, 2001, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for a seventh time this year. ...

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Economists failed to predict interest rate cuts (8466)

Back in December of 2000, economists such as Banc One Capital Markets, Inc. forecasted the Federal Reserve would leave interest rates unchanged in 2001. On August 21, 2001, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for a seventh time this year. ...

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Residential foreclosures impact Rochester economy

Like the “elephant in the room” at family gatherings, foreclosures in the City of Rochester have existed, but we didn’t want to talk about it so as not to wreck the festivities. A recent report by the Research Services Department ...

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Residential foreclosures impact Rochester economy (8353)

Like the “elephant in the room” at family gatherings, foreclosures in the City of Rochester have existed, but we didn’t want to talk about it so as not to wreck the festivities. A recent report by the Research Services Department ...

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