• Treasury yields jump after the Fed hikes, signals 2 more increases this year

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

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    The Federal Reserve raised its key rate by 25 basis points and signaled two more rate hikes this year.
    Treasury yields rose following the rate announcement.
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    US Treasury yields rose after the Federal Reserve raised its key rate and signaled two more hikes this year, a greater amount than previously expected.
    The Federal Open Market Committee voted to lift the target range for the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to between 1.75% and 2%. Total rate hikes projected for 2018 is up to four from three previously.
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  • Fed Raises Interest Rates, Signals 2 More Hikes This Year

    Fed Raises Interest Rates, Signals 2 More Hikes This Year

    6 monthes ago - By NPR

    The Fed boosted a key interest rate again - its seventh hike since 2015. The move, which was expected, will trigger higher rates on credit cards, home equity lines and other kinds of borrowing.
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  • Wall Street slips as Fed signals two more hikes this year

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The Dow and S&P 500 were down slightly in afternoon trading on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected and projected a slightly faster pace of rate hikes in the coming months.
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  • Fed Language Accompanying Expected Rate Hike is More Hawkish

    6 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The Fed didn't surprise markets with its rate hike, but its language is sounding more hawkish
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  • As Fed jacks up rates, bond market warns of potential for economic weakness

    6 monthes ago - By CNBC

    The Fed sent a hawkish message to markets- more rate hikes are coming and a bit faster than expected, triggering a negative reaction in bonds.
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  • The Fed raised interest rates 0.25%, the second hike this year

    6 monthes ago - By Inman

    The Federal Reserve increased its short-term interest rate from 1.75 percent to 2 percent Wednesday, the second rate hike to take place this year. In a press release, the central bank said the rise is due to a robust labor market and solid economic activity.
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  • Fed raises 2018 outlook for US economy

    6 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Policymakers' median real GDP forecast rose to 2.8 percent, up from 2.7 percent, for this year.
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  • Markets increase bets for fourth rate hike this year after Fed statement

    6 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Traders said the odds for a hike in December, which would follow one likely in September, rose to 58 percent.
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  • Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes

    6 monthes ago - By Philly

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve took note of a resilient U.S. economy Wednesday by raising its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year and signaling that it may step up its pace of rate increases.
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  • Wall Street loses ground as Fed signals two more hikes this year

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks lost some ground and were trading lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected and projected a slightly faster pace of rate hikes in the coming months.
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  • Fed raises interest rates and signals faster hikes on the way

    6 monthes ago - By CNN Mone

    The Fed is trying to keep the economy in check as inflation creeps higher.
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  • Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year and signaled that it may step up its pace of rate increases because of solid economic growth and rising inflation.
    The Fed now foresees four rate hikes this year, up from the three it had previously forecast.
    The central bank on Wednesday raised its key short-term rate by a modest quarter-point to a still-low range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The move reflects the economy's resilience, the job market's strength and inflation that's finally nearing the Fed's target level.
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  • Newest Rate Hike Will Not Hurt Auto Sales Badly But They Do Add Up

    6 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The latest quarter-point hike in the fed funds rate probably won't hurt demand for cars and trucks very much, but over time those quarter-point increases add up and could slow auto sales, analysts said.
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  • What Today's Fed Rate Hike Means For Your Debt

    6 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The Fed just boosted interest rates by a quarter-point. Here's what this means for your credit card debt, student loans, and mortgage.
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  • Fed hikes rates, points to two more increases by year's end

    6 monthes ago - By CNBC

    The market widely expected the Fed's policymaking body to increase its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point.
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  • Fed's 'dot plot' points to four hikes this year, up from the three previously expected

    6 monthes ago - By CNBC

    The Federal Open Market Committee released its quarterly economic forecast, which includes the so-called dot plot of where members anticipate interest rates to head.
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  • Fed raises key rate for 2nd time this year and signals possible acceleration in future hikes

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Fed raises key rate for 2nd time this year and signals possible acceleration in future hikes.
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