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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Registration of Municipal Advisors: Reinforcing Fiduciary Standards

Five years after the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), lawmakers and regulators continue to deliver piecemeal financial reform. One area of focus for the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is the municipal securities market, … Continue reading

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Economic Roundup June 2014

Consumer Prices In April, overall CPI inflation increased to 2.0% on a year-over-year basis from 1.5% in March. The year-over-year Core CPI (CPI less food and energy) also increased slightly to 1.8% in April from 1.7% in March. The core … Continue reading

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Market Summary June 2014

The economy is growing at a modest pace. According to the latest Beige Book report, which was prepared in advance of the upcoming June Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, all 12 Federal Reserve Districts reported an expansion in economic … Continue reading

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