Fed officials push hiking case before Yellen Jackson Hole speech

A GROWING NUMBER of Federal Reserve officials are indicating a desire to raise interest rates at the September meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. Two local Fed presidents gave interviews Thursday in advance of Friday's address by Fed Chair Janet Yellen at the Kansas City Fed's annual Jackson Hole, Wyo., retreat. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
A GROWING NUMBER of Federal Reserve officials are indicating a desire to raise interest rates at the September meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. Two local Fed presidents gave interviews Thursday in advance of Friday's address by Fed Chair Janet Yellen at the Kansas City Fed's annual Jackson Hole, Wyo., retreat. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
WASHINGTON - Two Federal Reserve officials argued the case for another interest rate increase in interviews on the eve of an eagerly awaited speech by Chair Janet Yellen in Jackson Hole, Wyo., that will be scoured for hints of a move that could come as soon as September. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President…

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