Survey: Most Economists Expect Next Fed Rate Rise in December

Nearly 95% expect a December increase, while nearly 58% see a subsequent rise in March

Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal this month see the Federal Reserve raising interest rates once more in 2017 and three times in 2018, a view that matches the central bank’s own projections.

The latest poll found 56 out of 59 respondents, or nearly 95%, saying the Fed would next raise its benchmark short-term interest rate in...

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