Tag Archives: September

Does the Fed have enough data to hike in September?

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There is no longer question that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates, but there is some uncertainty about how exactly many hikes are coming. Market watchers are looking to the central bank’s September meeting because the time when the Fed will ultimately lift rates off the ground, particularly after Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony last week. The primary ...

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Improving U.S. economy points to possible rate hike in September

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OTTAWA -?The U.S. economy picked up speed within the second quarter of 2015, thanks to stronger spending by consumers and an improving picture for that labour and housing markets. Is Canada still flirting with recession? Friday\’s GDP report will disclose more We’ll find out just how close the economy actually is to retracing the previous recession of 2008-09 when Statistics ...

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Fed on track for possible September rate hike amid improving economy, job market

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy and employment market continue to strengthen, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, leaving the doorway open for any possible interest rate hike when central bank policymakers next meet in September. Following a two-day policy meeting, Fed officials said they felt the economy had overcome a first-quarter slowdown and was \”expanding moderately\” despite a downturn within ...

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