- Global worries kept Fed from hiking rates in September Updated: Oct-08-15 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve officials were almost ready to raise interest rates in September but held off because of China's economic slowdown and its potential to derail U.S. growth and inflation.
- Is now time for a Fed rate hike? Here are 2 clashing views Updated: Sep-16-15 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON - For seven years - through political fights, Europe debt crises and market panic - investors could count on one thing: Short-term U.S. interest rates would stay locked near zero.