Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen answers a reporter's question during a news conference about the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, in Washington. The Federal Reserve is raising a key interest rate for the first time in a year, reflecting a resilient U.S. economy and expectations of higher inflation. The move will mean modestly higher rates on some loans.
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen answers a reporter's question during a news conference about the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, in Washington. The Federal Reserve is raising a key interest rate for the first time in a year, reflecting a resilient U.S. economy and expectations of higher inflation. The move will mean modestly higher rates on some loans. Alex Brandon AP
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen answers a reporter's question during a news conference about the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, in Washington. The Federal Reserve is raising a key interest rate for the first time in a year, reflecting a resilient U.S. economy and expectations of higher inflation. The move will mean modestly higher rates on some loans. Alex Brandon AP