Monetary Fund Urges U.S. to Ease Interest Hike An International Monetary Fund report warns the United States to prepare global markets for an interest-rate hike, to avoid "financial market disruption." Economists expect Fed chairman Alan Greenspan, who will testify before Congress Wednesday, to indicate a pending interest-rate hike. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Andrew Balls of The Financial Times.
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Monetary Fund Urges U.S. to Ease Interest Hike

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Monetary Fund Urges U.S. to Ease Interest Hike

Monetary Fund Urges U.S. to Ease Interest Hike

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An International Monetary Fund report warns the United States to prepare global markets for an interest-rate hike, to avoid "financial market disruption." Economists expect Fed chairman Alan Greenspan, who will testify before Congress Wednesday, to indicate a pending interest-rate hike. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Andrew Balls of The Financial Times.