Federal Reserve keeps interest rates near record lows

July 27, 2016 6:34 PM

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WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates unchanged while noting that near-term risks to the economy have diminished.

"The Fed seems intent on telling the markets that a September hike is a possibility," Peter Boockvar, chief market analyst at the Lindsey Group, emailed. "They do this not because they are intent to raise but to just give them flexibility with the markets as not to put them offside's if the data mee...

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