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The Federal Reserve's decision to raise its key interest rate Wednesday set off a much stronger reaction than last December, when it made the same move. Bloomberg's Dollar Spot Index surged 1.1 percent by the end of the day, contrasting with a paltry 0.02 percent uptick on Dec. 16, 2015. 

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