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Not only are interests rates rising, but experts said that Trump's pro-business and antiregulation policies will benefit the banks.
These are the stocks posting the largest moves after the bell, including: Mondelez, Yahoo, Pier 1 Imports and more.
Rising yields in the United States could make it harder for Beijing to keep managing its tremendous debt problem.
The prime rate is the rate at which individual banks lend to their most creditworthy customers.
Traders boosted bets on a June 2017 rate hike after the Fed raised rates and surprisingly forecast three increases for the coming year.
With Trump's election and a strengthening economy, Federal Reserve had a delicate balancing act, Bob Pisani says.
The regulations have led to a better-capitalized system, but critics like Trump say they have handcuffed banks.
The Fed is in many corners behind the curve. It must follow through on its promise to keep hiking in 2017, says Peter Boockvar.
Trump slammed Yellen on the campaign trail, claiming that she kept interest rates low to help the Obama administration.
"I'm not going to give the incoming president advice about how to conduct himself in policy," Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday.
Trump has called for infrastructure spending to boost the U.S. economy, a plan some conservatives in Congress have been wary about.
Asked whether the president-elect's proposals influenced the decision, Yellen said there was some discussion in that respect.
A premature rate hike could prevent the economy from enjoying a robust economic boom, writes Vox's Timothy Lee.
Fed officials, amid signs that the economy soon could shed its long period of stagnation, approved the first interest rate hike in a year.
See how December's dot plot for federal funds rate targets compared to September's chart.
This is a comparison of Wednesday's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on Nov. 2.
If Donald Trump issues a response to the Federal Reserve's expected rate hike, things could get heated, UBS' Art Cashin says.
Trump's victory hearkens a return to 'real interest rates' says investment manager Stephen Scott.
About 60 mutual fund executives met to discuss ways to stop clients from withdrawing money, The Wall Street Journal said.
What can the industry do to reset the situation, change the conversation and stop the bleeding?
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