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The Federal Reserve had been expected to raise its benchmark interest rate a quarter point to a target range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent.
This is a comparison of Wednesday's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policymaking meeting on July 26.
The charts have become a series of tea leaves that many investors like to read for hints about what the FOMC will do next.
The move comes after the Federal Reserve upped its key short-term rate a quarter-point, as expected
Prices accelerated in November amid a rebound in gasoline prices, but declining healthcare and apparel costs curbed underlying inflation pressures.
Total mortgage application volume fell 2.3 percent last week, weighed down by fewer applications to refinance.
Companies already are paying well below the 20 percent tax level targeted in the Republican reform plan, according to Yardeni Research.
Despite bitcoin's immense gain in popularity, Wall Street's top economists and market strategists remain unconvinced.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals Fed insights from CNBC's latest survey of money managers, strategists and economists.
U.S. producer prices rose in November as gasoline prices surged and the cost of other goods increased.
Individuals unlikely to see a boost in disposable income, hence, there is unlikely to be a large increase in consumer demand.
President Trump hailed Broadcom's decision to bring its headquarters to the U.S., but if its takeover bid for Qualcomm goes through it may cost jobs.
In its quarterly survey, the National Association of Manufacturers found 94.6 percent of CEOs were positive about their company's outlook.
The Treasury projects that the Republican tax plan would boost the real GDP growth rate to 2.9 percent over 10 years.
The bigger a small business is, the more bullish it is on Trump's tax reform plan, the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals.
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