Economies

No Clear Signs of Rate Hikes, US Fed Keeps Slowing Bond Buying

File photo of U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testifying before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on July 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
File photo of U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testifying before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on July 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve is further slowing the pace of its bond purchases because it thinks an improving U.S. economy needs less help. But it’s offering...




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