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World Week Ahead: Fed asserts itself

Jonathan Underhill
Sun, 27 Sep 2015

By Margreet Dietz Sept. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The coming week is filled with speeches by US Federal Reserve policy makers including Chair Janet Yellen, on Wednesday, as well as a slew of economic data including the government's monthly jobs report.  Wall Street rebounded on Friday as Yellen signalled after the market’s close on Thursday that the Fed remains on track to lift rates this year, reassuring investors about the outlook for the economy after the Fed held its target federal funds rate at zero to 0.25 percent earlier this month. “...

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