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Federal Reserve Bank Discount Rate Change Requests

FMI’s update on Rate Hike Requests from Fed Banks.

Yellen & FOMC Are Ready for a Rate Hike in December

FMI’s Commentary on the FOMC’s likely rate hike decision in December and challenges to their plans for a gradual tightening arc.

FMI Sees December Rate Hike As Most Likely Scenario

FMI’s Commentary on the Yellen’s likely December decision

It's a Bird, It's a Plane... It's SUPER-DOVE

FMI’s commentary on today’s FOMC post-meeting statement and Yellen news conference.

Data Round-Up: August CPI Somewhat Lighter than Expected, Won't Faze FOMC

FMI’s analysis of today’s August CPI report.

Six Reasons the FOMC Will Hike Rates Tomorrow

FMI’s commentary on the likely decision at the FOMC meeting tomorrow.

FOMC Minutes: Conditions for 1st Rate Hike Are ‘Approaching’

FMI’s commentary on the Minutes of the July 28-29 FOMC meeting that were released this afternoon and on the latest additions to the FOMC.

Yellen Has Only Vote that Matters This Week (Or Ever)

FMI’s commentary on the myth of the need for consensus in the FOMC.

FMI Weekly Data Preview: September 14-18

FMI’s complete Preview of this week’s notable data releases.

Data Round-Up: Hawkish Jobs Report Sets Stage for Sept. Rate Hike

FMI’s analysis of this morning’s August Employment report and a note on the 2015 Payroll Jobs Benchmark Revision.