Economists See Fed Raising Rates in September, WSJ Survey Finds

May 15, 2015

A growing majority of private economists polled by The Wall Street Journal say the Federal Reserve will start raising short-term interest rates in September.

According to reporter Ben Leubsdorf, 73 percent of economists in the survey said that the central bank will start lifting rates in September, up from 65 percent in the April survey and 38 percent in March.

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