3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

September 21, 2016 5:37 AM

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3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

That’s the decision the Federal Reserve is expected to deliver Wednesday when it announces to the financial world whether it will resume raising interest rates now — or wait until later, perhaps sometime soon.

Most economists say they think the Fed wants more time to evaluate the U.S. economy, measure the risks emanating from abroad and assess whether inflation will soon reach the policymakers’ 2 percent target rate. In the end, most Fed watchers think the next rate increase won’t come before December.

Also read: Factors to watch on Nov.29

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