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THE FEDERAL RESERVE left interest rates unchanged Thursday in a unanimous vote and stayed on course to hike in December as strong economic growth, higher tariffs and rising wages look set to spur inflation. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Fed stands pat on interest rates ahead of expected Dec. hike

NEW YORK - The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and stayed on course to hike in December as strong economic growth, higher tariffs...
THE FEDERAL RESERVE raised federal interest rates a quarter-point, boosting the benchmark federal funds rate to a target range of 2 percent to 2.25 percent. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Fed raises rates and says more coming, brushing off Trump jabs

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve officials raised interest rates for a third time this year and reaffirmed their outlook for further gradual hikes well into...
FEDERAL RESERVE OFFICIALS raised interest rates for the second time this year. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JOSHUA ROBERTS

Fed raises rates; Officials lift outlook to four 2018 hikes

NEW YORK – Federal Reserve officials raised interest rates for the second time this year and upgraded their forecast to four total increases in...
THE FEDERAL RESERVE unanimously voted to lift the federal funds rate target range from 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent. BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Fed raises rates, steepens path of hikes as outlook strengthens

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve officials, meeting for the first time under Chairman Jerome Powell, raised the benchmark lending rate a quarter-point and forecast a...
WILLIAM DUDLEY, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, says the risk of an overheating U.S. economy in the next few years, partly fueled by tax cuts, reinforces the case for continued gradual interest-rate increases. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Fed’s Dudley worries tax cuts risk overheating U.S. economy

NEW YORK - The risk of an overheating U.S. economy in the next few years, partly fueled by tax cuts, reinforces the case for continued gradual...
JANET YELLEN, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE

Fed to shrink assets next month, boost rates by year-end

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve officials set an October start for shrinking their $4.5 trillion stockpile of assets, moving to unwind a pillar of...
FEDERAL RESERVE OFFICIALS opted to leave the Federal Open Market Committee's target range for its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 0.75 percent to 1 percent on Wednesday / BLOOMBERG

Most fed officials see tightening `soon’; June rate hike possible

NEW YORK - Most Federal Reserve officials judged “it would soon be appropriate” to tighten monetary policy again and backed a plan that would...
A runner passes the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told lawmakers on Thursday that she intends to stay in the job until her term expires in January 2018 while extolling the virtues of the Fed's independence from political interference. / BLOOMBERG / ANDREW HARRER

Analysis: Fed plan for gradual rate hikes is starting to look...

NEW YORK - Investors and the Federal Reserve may have grown too comfortable with gradualism - raising interest rates at a pace that is...
ERIC ROSENGREN, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, listens as an attendee speaks during the New York Association for Business Economics at the Harvard Club in New York,. Rosengren said that there is a great deal of uncertainty about fiscal policy, and that we are still in a risky time internationally. /BLOOMBERG ? MISHA FRIEDMAN

Fed’s Rosengren favors three more 2017 hikes to foil overheating

NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren urged his policy-making colleagues to raise interest rates three more times this year and...
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