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FOMC Minutes: Fed Says It'll Be 'Patient' in Raising Rates

FOMC Minutes: Fed Says It'll Be 'Patient' in Raising Rates

Minutes from the Fed's January meeting also show the Federal Open Market Committee discussed terminating or modifying a plan to reduce the central bank's roughly $4 trillion balance sheet.

These Mid-Cap Dividend Payers Have Made for a Snoozer of a Portfolio

These Mid-Cap Dividend Payers Have Made for a Snoozer of a Portfolio

The 24 names that made the cut of these consistent dividend hikers haven't done a whole lot, either individually or in the aggregate.

Why You Can't Ignore the Fed Minutes

Why You Can't Ignore the Fed Minutes

Much like reading your teenager's journal -- you will find some juicy nuggets on inflation and interest rates so the Fed minutes are worth dissecting.

Trading Strategies: The Banks Earnings Aren't Impressive

Trading Strategies: The Banks Earnings Aren't Impressive

Here's why you shouldn't be too impressed with the banks earnings.

As Fed Pauses on Interest Rates, Some Economists Now Project Cuts

As Fed Pauses on Interest Rates, Some Economists Now Project Cuts

Minutes from the Fed's January meeting, scheduled for release on Wednesday, could show the extent to which officials discussed terminating or modifying a plan to reduce the central bank's roughly $4 trillion balance sheet, which more than quadrupled in size during the financial crisis. And at least one top economist is already predicting that the central bank might cut interest rates later this year as growth slows.

Consumers Remain Confident as Economists Fret Over Quality of U.S. Data

Consumers Remain Confident as Economists Fret Over Quality of U.S. Data

The University of Michigan's index of consumer sentiment rises to a reading of 95.5 in February from 91.2 the prior month, contrasting with a separate report earlier this week from the Census Bureau that showed retail sales fell in December by the most in nine years.

Credit Card, Banking, Mortgage: a Look at the History of JPMorgan Chase

Credit Card, Banking, Mortgage: a Look at the History of JPMorgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase has been making headlines for its cryptocurrency plan. America's largest bank has a history of "firsts". Watch the video timeline.

This Bank Stock Yields 4% and Just Became a Dividend Aristocrat

This Bank Stock Yields 4% and Just Became a Dividend Aristocrat

This Connecticut-based bank is a rare financial sector stock that has increased its dividend for 25 consecutive years.

JPMorgan's Foray Into Cryptocurrency Shows CEO Dimon's No Luddite

JPMorgan's Foray Into Cryptocurrency Shows CEO Dimon's No Luddite

JPMorgan Chase, whose CEO Jamie Dimon once described bitcoin as a fraud, introduces a new 'JPM Coin' for customers to use to make payments among themselves.

Jim Cramer on Why JPMorgan's Cryptocurrency Is a Good Thing

Jim Cramer on Why JPMorgan's Cryptocurrency Is a Good Thing

JPMorgan is going to be issuing the first cryptocurrency from a bank, here's what Jim Cramer thinks about the push into crypto.