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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell addresses a round table discussion. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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December 11, 2019 - 2:24 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is leaving its benchmark interest rate alone and signaling that it expects to keep low rates unchanged through next year. The Fed's decision follows three rate cuts earlier this year. It reflects its view that the U.S...
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October 30, 2019 - 12:46 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell in midday trading Wednesday as investors held back ahead of an anticipated decision by the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. The central bank has been using its power to cut short-term interest rates as a way to shore up the...
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July 31, 2019 - 2:41 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve cut its key interest rate Wednesday for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump's trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook...
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