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Fed Reaction: Rates Stay Put For Now. Is Another Holiday Hike Ahead?

It seems like déjà vu all over again with a tiny hitch. The Federal Reserve did what’s it’s done since December by leaving interest rates exactly where they are at a range between 0.25% and 0.5% but noting, without excuse, that though the economy is improving, today was not the [...]
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