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What interest-rate action should the Fed take?

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 8, 2006 @ 8:52 am In Federal Reserve,Psychology | Comments Disabled

The WSJ asks [1]

What interest-rate action should
the Fed take Tuesday?
Keep rates the same
Raise rates for 18th time
Cut rates

The answer comes as no big surprise:  67% think they should keep them the same or cut rates; Only 33% thinks they should raise rates.

Fed_vote [2]

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Source:
Where do you think oil prices will end the year? [1]
WSJ Online, August 7, 2006
http://discussions.wsj.com/n/mb/message.asp?webtag=wsjvoices&nav=messages&msg=3965


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