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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell arrives to a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting, in 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. The Fed now foresees four rate hikes this year, up from the three it had previously forecastFederal Reserve Powell, Washington, USA - 13 Jun 2018

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Federal Reserve Lifts Interest Rates for Second Time This Year

The central bank signaled that more hikes are to come in 2018.

clock June 13, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

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Indebted Retailers Should Be Concerned Over Likely Interest Rate Hike

Fitch Ratings said retailers with heavy, floating rate debt loads are one of the only corporate groups at risk over the Federal Reserve’s likely interest rate hike.

clock March 13, 2017Kali Hays

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Retail Shares Stumble on Rate Hike Worries

Industry stock prices fell after comments from the Federal Reserve that a benchmark interest rate hike could come this month.

clock March 3, 2017Kali Hays

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China Fixes Yuan at Lowest Rate in Five Years

The move is considered a response to Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s recent comments indicating that an interest rate rise could be on its way in the coming months.

clock May 30, 2016Casey Hall and Nyima Pratten

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European Stock Markets Surge Following U.S. Interest Rate Hike

Markets make strong end-of-year gains following Federal Reserve decision.

clock December 17, 2015Samantha Conti

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U.S. Stocks Jump Ahead of Expected Rate Hike

Stocks are moving higher ahead of today’s expected rate increase, the first in nine years.

clock December 16, 2015Debra Borchardt

Strong dollar, good for consumers, bad for business and stocks?

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Retailers Prepping for a Stronger Dollar

Retailers are preparing themselves for the U.S. dollar to get stronger.

clock November 10, 2015Debra Borchardt

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Barneys Hosts U.S. Government Officials for Discussion on Women’s History

Barneys New York hosted the U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith for a panel discussion about women’s place in history.

clock October 13, 2015Misty White Sidell

Financial

Europe’s Markets Gain

Investors were said to be upbeat Friday morning on the indication that the U.S. will raise interest rates later this year.

clock September 25, 2015Nina Jones

Financial

Europe’s Markets Lose Ground

Investors are said to be looking ahead to next week’s Federal Reserve meeting, when the bank will make a decision on the country’s interest rates.

clock September 11, 2015Nina Jones

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U.S. Stocks Bounce Back, Retail Segment Rises

Investors put concerns over China and a slowing economy on the back burner Wednesday.

clock September 2, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Europe’s Stock Markets Continue to Retreat

Investors were wary over the Federal Reserve's caution over interest rates.

clock August 20, 2015Nina Jones

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