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China is the Concern This Time Around. Does It Seem Like the Fed Will Find Any Excuse It Can Not To Raise Rates?

Unsurprising to market observers, the Federal Reserve left their target interest rate at between 0 and 0.25%, exactly where it has been since 2008.

Why did the Fed not raise interest rates when it would be easy to justify an increase based on labor market conditions in the U.S.?  Interestingly, the minutes of the FOMC indicate that the answer to this question is members' concerns about international conditions.

Fed Mentions of China

The interest in international conditions is most notably seen when looking . . .

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