Connecting the Dots, December 2016
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December 27, 2016
We Americans love our pets almost as much as our children.
December 20, 2016
This month, President-elect Trump annoyed some people when he criticized two top defense contractors on Twitter.
December 13, 2016
The stakes were high at last September’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. Federal Reserve officials had hinted all year that a rate hike was coming. Traders assumed it would come at a quarter-end meeting, coinciding with one of Janet Yellen’s news conferences. If so, it would be the Fed’s last chance until December.
December 6, 2016
The Trump administration’s economic team is beginning to take shape, but we still don’t have nominees for two Federal Reserve Board vacancies.