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Renovations continue on the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building on September 19, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) concluded its two-day meeting on interest rates this afternoon. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Fed orders another super-sized interest rate hike as it battles stubborn inflation

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by another 0.75 percentage points today, as it tries to control runaway prices. The central bank also signaled that additional rate hikes are likely.

Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals points to the San Diego Padres dugout after hitting a single during the ninth inning of Tuesday night's game in San Diego. He ended the night with two singles, a walk and no home runs. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images hide caption

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St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols 'chases' baseball history: 700 home runs

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Terri Lyne Carrington, whose new book New Standards: 101 Lead Sheets By Women Composers explores the work of foundational women jazz artists. Christian Ducasse/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images hide caption

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Terri Lyne Carrington addresses women's omission from jazz canon with 'New Standards'

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Renovations continue on the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building on September 19, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) concluded its two-day meeting on interest rates this afternoon. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Fed orders another super-sized interest rate hike as it battles stubborn inflation

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