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Listening closely to the Fed meeting

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The challenge for the Fed is figure out just the right time to raise rates.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference following the announcement of an historic rate increase, the first since 2006, in Washington, DC, December 16, 2015. With all ears on the upcoming meeting, the challenge for the Fed is figure out just the right time to raise rates.
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Inflation: Could a little more be good for the economy?

Sep 16, 2013
Inflation hawks hold significant sway at the Federal Reserve. But critics say they should tolerate -- and even target -- more inflation to boost economic growth.