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For the second time in a decade, the Federal Reserve Open Market committee has decided to hike interest rates. The Fed unanimously voted to raise the range of the federal funds rate to 0.50% and 0.75% – it’s a decision that was widely expected and will reverberate through the markets, and make its way
Janet Yellen Sets Timeline for Rate Hikes Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen explains the decision to raise the federal-funds rate by a quarter percentage point and the expectation for further increases in 2017. Photo: AP
The Federal Reserve kept the benchmark rate unchanged today, in a divided vote that alludes to the possibility of a hike before the end of the year. “The Committee judges that the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened but decided, for the time being, to wait for further