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The Federal Reserve (Fed), or the central bank of the United States, is responsible for regulating the U.S. monetary policy and interest rates. As a provider of liquidity for world trade, the Fed is also known as the world's central bank. Its every move affects the global economy and financial markets.
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Tighter financing conditions in markets sparked by banking sector turmoil may have done much of central banks' jobs for them, boosting the case for an end to interest rate hikes soon.

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DJIA: Efforts to Resolve the Banking Turmoil Have Helped Boost Wall Street's Confidence, But the Rally Has Not Been Effectively Repaired

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently in a revised state after hitting a new low on October 25 last year. As its price is below the 200-day SMA, it is expected to remain bearish after adjustment until it successfully reaches a support level and reaches a higher low.
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XAUUSD: Preventing Systemic Risks Will Become the Primary Goal of the Fed's Efforts During the Year, and Hedging Assets Could Benefit from Profound Changes

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