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Does a June Rate Hike Really Matter?

Since the beginning of 2016, a debate has been ongoing about the pace and timing of additional rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. The Fed raised rates for the first time in almost a decade back in December, and it was thought that the central bank would embark on a series of further hikes in 2016. Things haven’t quite worked out that way… The Fed has not raised rates again through the first five months of 2016 and has cited numerous reasons for waiting. China’s weakness, a... Continue Reading