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Fed oversees economic balancing act in a rising-rate environment (access required)

The national economy is, by many measures, continuing to show strength: unemployment is near an 18-year low, consumer spending is robust, businesses are showing substantial investments and, as the U.S. Commerce Department reported recently, gross domestic product surged to a seasonal and inflation-adjusted rate of 4.1 percent in the second quarter. It begs the questions that ...

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