Rates on the Rise

At their December 14th meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee raised the federal funds target rate to between 0.50% and 0.75%. The 25 basis point increase was widely expected by financial market participants.

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Investment NewsLaura Kuntz
Investment Strategies, Post Election

I grew up in rural Wisconsin, on a dairy farm, working 65 hours per week in the summer and 40 during the school year milking cows, planting & harvesting crops, etc. (I was the second oldest of nine children, and my older sister had special needs – my family needed the labor).

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Investment NewsLaura Kuntz
Update on Brexit

The U.K. has voted to leave the European Union in an unprecedented move. In a somewhat surprising move, the decision to “Brexit” recorded 51.9% of the votes from the overall turnout of 72% of U.K. voters.

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