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October 11, 2013 Posted by
To ease the corporate cash investment process, you may wish to adopt a methodology for categorizing your corporate cash by its usage.
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Advisories; Observation Deck
October 01, 2013 Posted by
At the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, which was regarded as the most highly anticipated meeting of the year, officials jolted markets with the announcement of no tapering of bond purchases at this time. In the headline commentary of Observation Deck, "Summer of Volatility," portfolio manager Renuka Kumar discusses how recent bond market volatility has been driven by the Fed and monetary policy.
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September 24, 2013 Posted by

The Fed's decision in September not to scale back bond purchases will support the markets in the short term, but could have long term consequences.  This regular review of Fed activity discusses the market's reaction to the non-taper as well as the potential for Fed action in the near future.

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September 18, 2013 Posted by
FOMC Announcement - September 18, 2013 - The Federal Reserve today decided to keep the target range for the federal funds rate unchanged at 0 to 0.25 percent with many revisions to previous announcement and added some new statements. They maintain that policymakers suggest the U.S. economic activity has been expanding at a "moderate" pace which is a change from last month's phrase of "modest." On the economy, they added that the "tightening of financial conditions observed in recent months, if sustained, could slow the pace of improvement in the economy and labor market."
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July 31, 2013 Posted by

FOMC Announcement - July 31, 2013

The Federal Reserve today decided to keep the target range for the federal funds rate unchanged at 0 to 0.25 percent. Policymakers suggest that U.S. economic activity has been expanding at a moderate pace, with labor market conditions showing "further improvement," however the unemployment rate remains elevated.

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June 27, 2013 Posted by

To ensure the product is appropriate for their defined risk and liquidity tolerance, we believe investors and their boards should be fully aware prior to investing of the various issues CD programs can present, including liquidity risk, low transparency to bank failure, high penalties for early withdrawal which may cause loss of principal and other factors. 

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November 02, 2011 Posted by
The Federal Open Market Committee voted today to keep the target interest rate unchanged at a range of zero to 0.25 percent, but raised their assessment of the economy while saying "downside risks" remain.
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September 21, 2011 Posted by
The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee voted today to keep the target interest rate unchanged at a range of zero to 0.25 percent and reiterated that economic conditions are likely to warrant "exceptionally low levels for the federal funds rate at least through mid-2013" ...
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August 09, 2011 Posted by
The Federal Reserve Open Market Committeevoted today to keep the overnight federal funds rate unchanged at a range of zero to 0.25 percent and said low rates are warranted through at least 2013 ...
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July 28, 2011 Posted by
In today's world fraught with panic and fear, it is important to understand your cash investment strategy and ensure your approach is right for you ...
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