Interest Rates

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates Again

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the fourth time this year to reflect the U.S. economy’s continued strength but signaling that it expects to slow hikes next year. The quarter-point hike, to a

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a Rural Housing Assistance Council Awards Reception, on December 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)