What to know about interest rates The federal government is set to raise interest on short-term Treasury bills, but not on longer-term ones.
The Fed will hold rates at their historic low level until January 3, and it’s unclear whether the central bank will extend its benchmark rate for longer than three more months, when it will be expected to hike.
Here’s a look at what’s on the horizon.
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