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June 20, 2018
Why Did the Fed Raise Rates, and Should I Be Worried?

By Bryan Karcher, CFA, CAIA, CIMA

The Federal Reserve increased their key interest rate when they met in June. Let’s review why they made the change and how this rate increase affects the Loring Ward fixed income strategies. What... Read more

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October 2, 2017
Fear the Fed?

By Matthew J. Carvalho

This article is featured in the fall edition of our 360 Insights Quarterly Client Newsletter.  “The Fed’s rate hike could cause chaos in markets — and investors may not be ready.” While this coul... Read more

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December 17, 2015
“Fed Shifts to a Policy That Is Still Stimulative, But a Tiny Bit Less So”

By Matthew J. Carvalho

The above headline comes from University of Michigan Economist Justin Wolfers. Much news coverage will be dedicated to the Fed’s first rate hike since 2006. However, we should keep three things i... Read more

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June 17, 2015
Fed Up!

By Matthew J. Carvalho

Federal Reserve Prediction Accuracy 2009 – 2012 This blog is featured in the Summer issue of our 360insights newsletter.   First there was Irrational Exuberance, then Quantitative Easing, Op... Read more

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