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Merrill: "Fed signals December hike"

This is now the consensus view - one rate hike in 2016, most likely in December (but the November meeting is "live")... From Merrill Lynch: Fed signals December hike The FOMC clearly signaled a hike before the end of the year in both the language and the dots. The Fed made two important changes to the statement. First, the committee noted that near-term risks to the economic outlook “appear roughly balanced”.
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