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All Eyes on the Fed

This week features the release of the latest FOMC meeting minutes as well as testimony before Congress by Fed Chief Jerome Powell. The minutes will be released on Wednesday, while Powell’s remarks will begin Wednesday and conclude Thursday. The latest meeting minutes will likely take a back seat to Powell’s comments, and investors are hoping that the Fed Chief will provide some clarity about the central bank’s plans regarding rates going forward. Expectations for an interest rate cut have been dialed back in recent days... Continue Reading

From Headwinds to Tailwinds

The tide is turning, and boy is it turning fast…Less than 24 hours ago, President Trump ordered cruise missile attacks on Syrian targets. This military action represents a major shift in policy for the administration, and it remains unclear just how much the situation could potentially escalate. The strikes are in response to the latest chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians, a cowardly, deplorable act that must be responded to and stopped. On news of the strikes, the gold market popped while stocks sank and... Continue Reading