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Keel Point Commentary on Fed Announcement Today

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Fed Announces “Steady as She Goes” at Conclusion of March 19-20, 2019 FOMC Meetings Steven L. Skancke, Chief Economic Advisor, Keel Point LLC   With the financial markets’ eyes on the Fed, awaiting its post FOMC meeting announcement, it is next to impossible for the Fed not to disrupt markets with a message that looks like a change from previous positions. For those expecting the Fed to announce no new rate hikes in 2019 and an end to its balance sheet reductions, anything short of that will strike fear. With futures markets suggesting a 35% chance of a rate reduction…

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KP’s Steve Skancke comments on U.S.-China Trade Concerns

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Highlight: “We have not gotten this far in talking about these difficult issues [on trade] in any administration prior to this,” says Keel Point's Steven Skancke. “It looks a little bit like a hammer on the head when he talks about raising tariffs, but it seems to have worked.” pic.twitter.com/aXm4WMvzZ2 — Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance) March 19, 2019

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