The guessing game is afoot again on Wall Street. The seemingly settled question of whether the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates at its Aug. 22 Federal Open Market Committee meeting is more and more unsettled, and so are investors.
Recent economic data, most notably Friday's hot second-quarter
gross domestic product reading, have bumped up the odds of a rate hike, but
fed funds futures traders in Chicago still see it as slightly more likely that the Fed will stand pat. Tell us how you see it, and take our weekly stock-market sentiment poll, too.
Here's how you voted.
Will the Fed hike interest rates at its next meeting?
What's your sentiment on the stock market?