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Fed Likely to Keep Rates Steady as it Awaits Trump Economic Plan

The Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday in its first policy decision since President Donald Trump took office.
Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images
/ Source: Reuters
Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images

Economists polled by Reuters have all but ruled out a rate increase at this week's meeting. Investors next see an interest rate rise in June, according to Fed futures data compiled by the CME Group.