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IMF Urges US to Postpone Interest Rate Hike Until 2016

The International Monetary Fund is urging the U.S. central bank to delay its planned interest rate hike until 2016.  Although the IMF says the underpinnings for continued growth are still in place, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says recent data suggest U.S. growth is likely to remain subpar.  Her comments reflect new concerns about the world's largest economy, which shrank 0.7 percent in the first three months of the year.   Earlier optimism about the U.S....

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