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FED remain the Interest Rate at 1.25%

FEDERAL RESERVE ISSUES FOMC STATEMENT Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year. Job gains have remained solid in recent months, and the unemployment rate has stayed low. Household spending has been expanding at a moderate

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FED leaves rates unchanged at 1.00-1.25%

After hike in June, the FED leaves rates unchanged at 1.00>1.25% today as expected. Here is the full FOMC statement on July 26, 2017 Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year. Job gains have been

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FED raises Interest Rates for the second time in 2017

The Fed hiked interest rates for the second time this year, in a widely expected move that reflects the central bank’s confidence in the US economy. At the conclusion of their two-day meeting on Wednesday, the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee raised their benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1% to 1.25%. The move was essentially

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The FED hike rates to range of 0.75-1.00%

Prior was 0.50%-0.75% Policy to support sustained return to 2% inflation Repeats labor market strengthening, job gains solid Business investment appears to have firmed somewhat Rate hikes to be ‘gradual’, that’s a small change from ‘only gradual’ previously Repeats that near-term risks to outlook ‘roughly balanced’ Excluding food and energy, inflation is still below 2% FOMC Statement from the Federal Reserve

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FED raised rates for the first time in 2016

The Federal Reserve increased its key interest rate by 0.25% on Wednesday. It signified the Fed’s confidence in the improving U.S. economy. Rising rates will affect millions of Americans, including home buyers, savers and investors. Fed officials raised its target for short-term interest rates by 0.25 percentage points to a range of 0.50% and 0.75%. It was just the second

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FOMC minutes, coming up today!

While FED’s Tarullo is speaking about current economic conditions after the Brexit with Jon Hinselrath at the WSJ, we are expecting the FOMC minutes latter on. I don’t believe that we will see a clear guide to the future US interest rate policy after today’s release, but it could be interesting with the current developments and datas from the US market. This

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