AP News Guide: What the Fed Did Thursday and Why it Matters
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AP News Guide: What the Fed Did Thursday and Why it Matters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve’s decision Thursday to hold a key interest…

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U.S. Labor Market Shows Some Muscle Despite Slower Job Growth
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U.S. Labor Market Shows Some Muscle Despite Slower Job Growth

(Reuters) – U.S. job growth slowed in August, but the unemployment rate dropped to a…

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U.S. Consumer Prices Up Slightly, Airfare Weighs
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U.S. Consumer Prices Up Slightly, Airfare Weighs

(Reuters) – U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly in July as airline fares recorded their…

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Solid U.S. Retail Sales Bolster Fed Rate Hike Expectations
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Solid U.S. Retail Sales Bolster Fed Rate Hike Expectations

(Reuters) – U.S. retail sales rebounded in July as households boosted purchases of automobiles and…

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Firmer Underlying Inflation Keeps Fed on Rate Hike Path
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Firmer Underlying Inflation Keeps Fed on Rate Hike Path

  (Reuters) – Rising shelter and medical care costs boosted underlying U.S. inflation pressures in…

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Why Fed Won’t Have a Big Impact on Your Loans Anytime Soon
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Why Fed Won’t Have a Big Impact on Your Loans Anytime Soon

MATTHEW CRAFT, AP Business Writers PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Nobody…

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Defense Department Proposes Broad Ban on High-Cost Loans to Service Members
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Defense Department Proposes Broad Ban on High-Cost Loans to Service Members

Acknowledging that a previous law did not go far enough, Defense Department proposes new rules…

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Fed Set to Roll Out New Low-Rate Pledge
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Fed Set to Roll Out New Low-Rate Pledge

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The Federal Reserve has said again and again that it wants to…

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Rift Among Democrats Stalls Effort to Reverse Rise in College Loan Rates
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Rift Among Democrats Stalls Effort to Reverse Rise in College Loan Rates

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan Senate coalition on Wednesday blocked a Democratic proposal to retroactively cut…

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