#fed #rates #DOWWall Street closed modestly in the green, as the Federal Reserve held
the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.50%-1.75% and signaled
steadiness for some time. The central bank said moderate economic growth
and low unemployment are expected for 2020, and that it will continue
monitoring “global developments” ahead. The Dow Jones gained 29 points
or 0.1% to 27911. The S&P 500 added 9 points or 0.3% to 3142. The
Nasdaq climbed 38 points or 0.4% to 8654.