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Yellen on Weak May Jobs: Keep Calm and Carry On (Gradually)

Mike's analysis on Yellen's remarks in Philadelphia this morning about this past Friday’s weak payroll jobs report.

FOMC Majority Is Ready to Hike Rates Again in June

FMI’s Commentary on today’s quite revealing Minutes of the April FOMC meeting.

FOMC Leaves Door Open for Rate Hike in June

FMI’s commentary on today’s FOMC post-meeting statement.

Yellen Overestimates Labor Slack, Underestimates Need for Hikes

FMI’s Commentary on slack in the labor market and the FOMC’s perception of the same.

FOMC Eyes a More Dovish Course: Just 2 Rate Hikes in 2016

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

Yellen Testimony Keeps Rate Hike Options Open

FMI’s Commentary on Yellen’s Congressional testimony.

Latest Market Jitters Should Not Halt Next Week's Rate Hike

FMI’s “Friday Focus” commentary on the economy’s return to plain, old normal.

FMI December 2015 Economic and Investment Outlook

FMI's complete December 2015 Economic & Investment Outlook.

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.