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The Federal Reserve meeting: What it means for your money.

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/federal-reserve/podcast-a-rate-hike-inches-closer/
A jump in June? Hear the latest on when the Fed is likely to raise interest rates.
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Turning a deaf ear to weather: A look at this week's economic reports.

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/economics/your-money-this-week/turning-a-deaf-ear-to-weather/?ic_id=News3
This week's updates on housing may include a few flat notes, thanks to winter weather.
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The latest Beige Book from the Federal Reserve is a "wintry mix."

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/federal-reserve/beige-book-is-a-wintry-mix/?ic_id=News1
The Federal Reserve finds the economy continues to expand in the face of bad winter weather and lower oil prices.
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Patience was the order of the day for Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/federal-reserve/fed-chair-yellen-preaches-patience/
Senators pressed Fed Chair Yellen on interest rates and oversight during her testimony on monetary policy.
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen testifies before members of Congress this week, likely facing tougher questions than before.
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Newest podcast: A look at car sales (what's hot) with Jessica Caldwell of Edmunds.com Bankrate's Mike Cetera fills us in on gas prices. https://itun.es/i6Bv9VQ
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Will job growth, inflation and other key factors of the economy prompt the Federal Reserve to raise the federal funds rate?
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Were shoppers frozen last month? Here's what to know about this week's economic reports:

http://bit.ly/1NBxXzH
Winter weather has made its mark on many parts of the economy, but retail sales may have thawed last month.
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While the economy has been chugging along, the pace of hiring may have felt a chill last month.
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Why does Hollywood make the movies it does? How are ticket sales holding up when we can all watch films at home? Our latest podcast features film analyst Paul Dergarabedian from Rentrak. https://itun.es/i6B43t8
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The Fed keeps its cards close. When it it raise interest rates?

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/federal-reserve/the-fed-holds-its-cards-close/
FOMC members appear divided on the question when to boost rates, including how to communicate when a rate hike is coming.
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A look at this week's reports: An economy divided against itself.

http://bit.ly/17GNdef
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