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Stay up-to-date with the best Federal Reserve news on the internet with the Wiser daily email. It is a tailored made digest specifically designed for investors, business executives, policy influencers, and those with an interest in the US economy. It is that economy that the Federal Reserve is charged with protecting. It was formed in 1913 as a way to organize the government's monetary policy. Over the years, its remit has changed to reflect changing political and economic realities. Today its responsibilities include conducting America's monetary policy, regulating banks and other financial institutions, keeping the financial system stable and providing financial services to the government, foreign governments and large institutions. It is run by a board of governors - the current chair is Janet Yellen. She is the 15th chair of the Federal Reserve, which is also known as the Fed. She is running it during a time of change as the country emerges from the financial crises that began in 2008. Because of the importance of the organization it is not surprising that there is extensive Federal Reserve news coverage, analysis and opinion. The Wiser daily email pulls all of this together so you can stay informed.

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Your Weekly Recommendations Tuesday, September 19, 2017
 
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All the money milestones to hit in every decade of your life
MarketWatch • Alessandra Malito
Chemical Activity Barometer "Holds Steady" in September
Calculated Risk • Bill Mcbride
The Tell: Euro hits highest level against Swiss franc since Jan. 2015
MarketWatch • Anneken Tappe
Are importers at risk with rising uncovered positions?
The Economic Times of India • Saikat Das
Stocks in Narrowest Range Since 2013 as Fed Decision Looms
The Wall Street Journal • Akane Otani
Emerging-Market Stocks Go Their Own Ways
The Wall Street Journal • Chris Dieterich
Seasonal Trends May Favor Bonds Over Stocks for the Rest of September
Bloomberg • Liz Mccormick
WSJ City PM: Markets Brace for Fed’s Unwinding of Easy Money, Trump’s UN Speech Takes Aim at North Korea
The Wall Street Journal • Darren Lazarus
An evidence-based Fed would hold rates steady in September
Economic Policy Institute • Josh Bivens
Yellen reappointment as Fed chair seen as more likely: Survey
CNBC • Steve Liesman
 
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Bank of America, Federal Reserve
All the money milestones to hit in every decade of your life
MarketWatchAlessandra Malito
Planning how much to save for retirement, let alone actually putting away the money, can be overwhelming. Knowing is half the battle, but it can be difficult to wade through all the advice out there and get a clear answer to the...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
Chemical Activity Barometer "Holds Steady" in September
Calculated RiskBill Mcbride
Note: This appears to be a leading indicator for industrial production. From the American Chemistry Council:Chemical Activity Barometer Holds Steady; Storms Likely to Cause Future Revisions The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC),...
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Currencies, Economic Policy
The Tell: Euro hits highest level against Swiss franc since Jan. 2015
MarketWatchAnneken Tappe
The euro reached the highest level against the Swiss franc during Tuesday’s session since the Swiss National Bank removed the fixed floor for the currency pair, and it is nearing the 1.20-mark for the first time in more than 2 ½ years....
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Currencies, Federal Reserve
Are importers at risk with rising uncovered positions?
The Economic Times of IndiaSaikat Das
MUMBAI: The record Indian foreign exchange reserves doesn’t automatically become an insurance against currency market volatility, as market positioning could whipsaw those unhedged importers which is estimated to have gone up by about $50 billion since the beginning of this year. If...
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Bank of America, Economic Policy
Stocks in Narrowest Range Since 2013 as Fed Decision Looms
The Wall Street JournalAkane Otani
The stock market is doing a whole lot of nothing. As of midday Tuesday, the S&P 500 had moved 4.04 points from its high point of the session to its low. That puts the broad index on track to notch its smallest...
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Federal Reserve, Finance
Emerging-Market Stocks Go Their Own Ways
The Wall Street JournalChris Dieterich
A lot of stocks listed in emerging economies are are having banner years. But not all of them. A look under the hood of the MSCI Emerging Market Index shows the range of individual country performances has been extreme. The index climbed...
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Federal Reserve
Seasonal Trends May Favor Bonds Over Stocks for the Rest of September
BloombergLiz Mccormick
Yields have dropped 18 basis points on average since 2009 Fed’s balance sheet rolloff seen testing historical pattern History fans take note. Seasonal trends for the second half of September have been decidedly negative for the S&P 500 Index and positive for...
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Currencies, Federal Reserve
WSJ City PM: Markets Brace for Fed’s Unwinding of Easy Money, Trump’s UN Speech Takes Aim at North Korea
The Wall Street JournalDarren Lazarus
Good afternoon from the WSJ City desks in London. WSJ City is the app that delivers fast, smart news on mobile for London. Download for iPhone or Android. Here’s essential reading on today’s developments. MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY The Federal Reserve...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
An evidence-based Fed would hold rates steady in September
Economic Policy InstituteJosh Bivens
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meets today and tomorrow to determine whether or not to raise interest rates. The FOMC has raised rates three times since December 2016. The evidence arguing that these increases were wise or necessary was thin at...
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
Yellen reappointment as Fed chair seen as more likely: Survey
CNBCSteve Liesman
In a significant change, 38 percent of respondents to the Fed Survey now expect President Donald Trump to reappoint Fed Chair Janet Yellen, up from 10 percent in the July survey. And about 60 percent say the president should reappoint her. The...
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