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Yellen’s Fed faces a tricky rates dilemma in 2017 that may end up tripping up Trump






Steven Pressman, Colorado State University and Wesley Widmaier, Griffith University

Editor’s note: The Federal Reserve’s policy-setting committee raised its target interest rate a quarter-point to a range of 0.5 percent to 0.75 percent, only the second such move in eight years. In the widely anticipated decision, the Fed signaled it anticipates raising rates another 0.75 percentage point in 2017 – likely in three quarter-point hikes – a faster pace of tightening than previously expected. We asked two experts to analyze what this will mean for the not too distant future.

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Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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