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Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates by half-point this week

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New loans are expected to get even more expensive, with the Federal Reserve poised to raise rates by a half-point this week after a quarter-point rate hike in March. The Fed is trying to knock down the 40-year high inflation, but the economy has already shrunk in the first quarter.

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