• Aug. 19, 2017, 2:30 am

Editorial cartoon for Aug. 3, 2015

Investing.com 7.30 comic

Will the easy money party end in September?

The Federal Reserve sounded more upbeat about the economy following its policy meeting this week, leaving the door open for an interest-rate hike as soon as September.

U.S. interest rates have remained near zero since the depths of the Global Financial Crisis in 2008. This easy-money policy, mirrored by other central banks around the world, has helped fuel a stock market rally in recent years.

Many market players are concerned that a rate hike will send markets lower.

Cartoon courtesy Investing.com.

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