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Monitoring the Triggers for Financial Distress

Fed Rates

The Fed’s first Financial Stability Report assesses the triggers that can impact the economy’s monetary stability. Watch this video to learn what the Fed Chairman, Jerome Powell had to say about this report’s findings.

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The Fed’s Latest RMBS Purchase

The Federal Reserve purchased over $7 billion in agency mortgage-backed securities last week--see the details of the purchase as well as who might be in line to take over for Fed chair Janet Yellen here.

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Watch Out for the Little Guy

With banking regulations becoming more strict, it may be hard for small banks to stay afloat. What are federal regulators doing to keep community banks competitive?

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Consumer Borrowing: Smallest Increase in 6 Years

Recently, the April 2017 Consumer Credit report was released, revealing all of the outstanding credit extended to individuals for household, family, and other personal expenses, excluding loans and real estate for the past month. April marked the smallest increase in consumer borrowing in six years. The Federal Reserve reported total consumer credit rising 2.6 percent, increasing the $8.2 billion in April compared to March’s revised $19.5 billion.

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