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21 September. 2016 No Hike Today, but the Door Will be Left Wide Open

By Ian Shepherdson

We would be very surprised if the Fed were to raise rates today. The Yellen Fed is not in the business of shocking markets, and with the fed funds future putting the odds of a hike at just 22%, action today would assuredly come as a shock, with adverse consequences for all dollar assets.

Posted: 20th Sep 2016 in 'U.S. Documents'

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