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Fed Signals It Plans To Keep Key Interest Rate At Record Low

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.

The Fed said it planned to keep its benchmark rate near zero as long as inflation remains under control, until it sees consistent gains in wage growth, long-term unemployment and other gauges of the job market.

The central bank retained language signaling its plans to keep short-term rates low "for a considerable time" after it ends its monthly bond purchases after its next meeting in October.

Stock prices rose after the Fed issued its statement at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Traders appeared pleased that the Fed seems in no hurry to raise rates. [Continue reading]

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Duffey Footprints

We had so many amazing organizations and events that we wanted to select for our August INO Cares Campaign. We just couldn’t choose between them, so we decided to carryover the giving into September. If you recall, in August we sent a donation … [Continue reading]

Ouch, Yesterday Was An Expensive Day For Many Investors

Has the market topped out? For the last couple weeks, I have been somewhat skeptical of this market and whether it could keep on moving higher. Yesterday, we witnessed a collapse of several major stocks that were pushing this market higher … [Continue reading]

Run Your Portfolio Like A Hedge Fund Manager

By: Chris Carson of Street Authority As I was perusing my morning news feed, I came across an appalling amount of headlines about the ever-dreaded 'correction.' While there is value in some of these articles, the majority provide no unique … [Continue reading]

A Closer Look at the US Dollar

Using the standard weekly currency chart we followed along for months as the Euro found resistance at the long-term downtrend line as expected, the commodity currencies long ago lost major support and non-confirmed the commodity complex and the US … [Continue reading]

Need Help Finding Trending Markets?

Larry Levin reveals trending markets and shows techniques to help be more successful in the markets. Using examples and charting patterns, this video shows specific rules to help determine trends. Watch Now:Trending Markets Every Success, The … [Continue reading]

Doug Casey: "There Is a Rogue Elephant in Your House"

By Doug Casey, Chairman One time when I was in Burma (now Myanmar), I spent a couple of days riding around the forest by elephant back. Elephants are a fine thing to have in the forest but, believe it or not, you have one living in your house with … [Continue reading]

Weekly Futures Recap With Mike Seery

We've asked Michael Seery of SEERYFUTURES.COM to give our INO readers a weekly recap of the Futures market. He has been Senior Analyst for close to 15 years and has extensive knowledge of all of the commodity and option markets. Michael frequently … [Continue reading]

Who Will Win The Next Big Financial Frontier?

There's something coming that is going to be very big and all the major companies, from Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) to Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) to Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), are all vying to control and own this new frontier. This could be as big and as ubiquitous as … [Continue reading]

Here's Why Trendlines Are Your New Best Friend, Part 2

By Elliott Wave International One of the best aspects of technical analysis is also its biggest drawback: Namely, there are far too many indicators to choose from. Candlesticks to channels, Relative Strength Index to Bollinger Bands, double tops … [Continue reading]

What Is The Greatest Market Indicator In The World?

Now some would argue that fundamentals are the most important element in trading, others might argue that technicals are the most important. It might also be argued that perception is the key to trading. I would have to say there's a certain … [Continue reading]

Sentiment Shifting for Gold Bugs

From a post on the HUI at the site last week: “There are worse things that could happen than filling a gap and scattering the wrong kind of gold bugs back out.  Then it would be up to the longer-term charts to do the heavy lifting if the daily … [Continue reading]

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