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Bank of the West – Instant Analysis of the December FOMC Minutes

Instant Analysis of the December FOMC Minutes Despite the quarter point Fed funds rate hike that occurred at the end of the December FOMC Meeting, the Minutes of that meeting, released today, reveal the dovish tilt that was already beginning to influence the FOMC’s view of the likely extent and timing of further interest rate […]

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Bank of the West Daily Update

  Chinese Manufacturing PMI Contracts in December, U.S. Markit PMI Revised Lower The Chinese Caixin Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index declined to 49.7 in December from 50.2 in November. This is the first time in 19 months that this manufacturing PMI for China has contracted. Measures for both new orders and new export orders declined in […]

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