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Housing Highlights the Promises—and Limits—of the Fed’s ‘Insurance’ Rate Cuts

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When Federal Reserve officials started cutting interest rates over the summer, they framed the moves as akin to taking out insurance for the economy—steps aimed at providing some support at a time of rising risks.
The policy makers are likely to approve a third consecutive rate reduction at their meeting this week to provide a bit more protection. They also will consider whether to signal a timeout on additional cuts in part because of the improvements they have seen so far.

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