Three Reasons the Fed Can Wait to Raise Rates

The economy might not be in recovery after all.

What's the hurry?

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The Federal Reserve looks as if it's preparing to raise interest rates, perhaps as soon as next month. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart recently confirmed that "liftoff" is imminent. The reason is that the U.S. economy is perceived to be in recovery: 

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