Federal Reserve

Here's what changed in the new Fed statement

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Fed raises rates

This is a comparison of Wednesday's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on Oct. 28.

Text removed from the October statement is in red with a horizontal line through the middle.

Text appearing for the first time in the new statement is in red and underlined.

Black text appears in both statements.

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as a television screen displays coverage of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairmman Janet Yellen shortly after the announcement that the U.S. Federal Reserve had hiked interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade in New York, December 16, 2015.
FED RAISES RATES BY 25 BASIS POINTS, FIRST SINCE 2006