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Fed Surprises The Markets

Fed Surprises The Markets

3 Years ago | December 18, 2016 00:00:00

John M. Bland, MBA




 

Markets Unprepared For Fed The capacity for the financial markets to surprise me has no limits. I felt U.S. markets should have been set up for months for the Fed policy decision on Wednesday. but apparently they were not. The Fed had signaled a rate hike in December for months, and as universally expected, the FOMC raised the mid-point of its 0.25%-0.50% target range (0.375%) for Fed Funds by 25bps to 0.50% to 0.75% (0.625%). Curiously into the Fed decision the EURUSD h

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