Market Review, November 2016

By Portfolio Management Team, MB Financial Private Bank®

Should the Fed raise rates in December?

For several months now, there has been discussion around whether or not the Fed will raise interest rates in 2016. The Fed chose to remain steady in September and November, but now the focus shifts to the December meeting. 

Taking a literal look at the Fed’s mandate reveals their responsibilities include promoting maximum employment, stable prices and moderate long-term interest rates. Dive deeper into each one of these areas to discover insights as to whether the Fed will raise rates in December, or hold once again.

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