Federal Reserve may raise interest rates

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The Federal Reserve has unceremoniously booted out the word patience from its regular monetary statement. The move indicates officials might raise rates, but the dance of Fedspeak is never so simple. Daniel Ryntjes filed this report.

Federal Reserve may raise interest rates

Federal Reserve may raise interest rates

The Federal Reserve has unceremoniously booted out the word patience from its regular monetary statement. The move indicates officials might raise rates, but the dance of Fedspeak is never so simple. Daniel Ryntjes filed this report.

Highlights:

  • Despite strong jobs numbers in recent months, Americans aren’t seeing a boost in their wages.
  • Members of the Federal Open Market Committee are predicting a slower path toward higher interest rates.
  • Inflation remains extremely low, which has been attributed to the impact of the strong dollar and declining oil prices.

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