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No hike: Fed keeps benchmark rate near zero

No hike: Fed keeps benchmark rate near zero

USA TODAY Money - Paul Davidson

WASHINGTON--Not yet. Citing global economic weakness and financial market turmoil, the Federal Reserve agreed Thursday to keep its benchmark interest rate near zero despite the rapidly improving U.S. labor market. But Fed policymakers' forecast indicates they still expect to bump up the federal funds …

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