Posts Tagged ‘InterestRates’

How Will the Fed’s Decision to Raise Interest Rates Impact the Markets?

Friday, December 16th, 2016

The Federal Reserve’s (Fed) policy-making arm, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), raised its target for the federal funds rate by 0.25% (25 basis points) yesterday as expected at the conclusion of its two-day meeting. By raising this key overnight borrowing rate, the Fed raised interest rates for the...

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