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U.S. Fed Funds Target Rate

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Latest Release
Dec 19, 2018
Actual
2.50%
Forecast
2.50%
Previous
2.25%
Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members vote on where to set the rate. Traders watch interest rate changes closely as short term interest rates are the primary factor in currency valuation.

A higher than expected rate is positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected rate is negative/bearish for the USD.
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Source: Federal Reserve
U.S. Fed Funds Target Rate
 
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Oct 31, 2019 05:00      
Sep 19, 2019 05:00      
Aug 01, 2019 05:00      
Jun 20, 2019 05:00      
May 02, 2019 05:00      
Mar 21, 2019 05:00      

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