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Money Management: Monetary and fiscal stimulus fueling asset valuations

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It’s hard to ignore the renewed optimism on investor sentiment since the presidential election. President Donald Trump has invigorated growth expectations with hopes from potential tax reform, infrastructure spending, deregulation and a pro-business administration. These anticipated changes have ignited stocks ...

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Yellen: Fed still on track to raise rates this year

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the Fed is on track to start raising interest rates later this year but expressed multiple concerns over headwinds that are still holding back the U.S. economy. She described the outlook for ...

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Several fed members could support further easing

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers are open to further efforts to stimulate the U.S. economy if growth falters or threats escalate.   Minutes of the central bank’s April 24-25 meeting released Wednesday stated that “several members” thought additional Fed support ...

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Bernanke: Shut ‘em down

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a panel investigating the financial crisis that regulators must be ready to shutter the largest institutions if they threaten to bring down the financial system.

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