There are signs that higher mortgage rates have made it harder for people to afford homes at a time when the rebound in the housing market has been a key pillar for the economy.The Fed lowered its economic growth forecasts slightly for this year and next year. It predicts that the economy will grow just 2 percent to 2.3 percent this year, down from its forecast in June of 2.3 percent to 2.6 percent.
Fed Delays Pullback In Bond Buys, Awaits More Data
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