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The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, meeting most market watchers' expectations.
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on Jan. 27.
See how March's dot plot for federal-funds rate targets compared to that of December.
Thirty-day fed funds futures prices are widely considered a bellwether of U.S. monetary policy changes.
Underlying U.S. inflation increased more than expected in February, which could keep the Fed on course to gradually raise interest rates this year.
Groundbreaking increased 5.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 1.18 million units.
The is expected to report that industrial production fell 0.3 percent in February after spiking 0.9 percent a month earlier.
Higher interest rates pushed mortgage refinancing activity down further, and home buying isn't picking up the slack.
The global economy appears to be trapped in Japan-style stagnation, HSBC's high-profile senior economic adviser said on Tuesday, adding his voice to the chorus of economist warnings.
The Fed will have more credibility at its meeting next week when it says further rate hikes this year remain firmly on the table.
U.S. import prices fell in February, but the pace of decline is slowing as the dollar's rally fades and oil prices stabilize.
Even those saying GOP front-runner Donald Trump has rightly diagnosed a problem with U.S. trade policies are wary of his prescriptions.
There are several ways that negative interest rate policy can have a positive effect on the economy, says Economist Paul Diggle.
Rising debt issuance usually points to a strong economy, but danger could be lurking.
Commercial real estate had a banner year in 2015, but there's a catch that could cool the market quickly.
The number of Americans filing for benefits fell last week, pointing to strength in the labor market that should further dispel fears of a recession.
Action is needed to boost the global economy, with volatile financial markets and low commodity prices fueling concerns about its health, the IMF has said.
Businesses and investors should brace themselves for higher U.S. interest rates.
The U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 242,000 jobs in February while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.9 percent.
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