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Fed Hikes Interest Rates, More to Come in 2017

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates a quarter of a point on Wednesday for only the second time in a decade, and with an improved economic outlook, rates are now predicted to rise three times in 2017.

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Trump Victory Sends Small Business Optimism Skyrocketing

The November Index of Small Business Optimism from the National Federation of Independent Business shows small businesses have gained confidence with the expectation of better conditions under the new Trump administration.

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