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Thursday Headlines: Banks cozy up to on-line lenders
By Matt Stichnoth,
New York Times: Fed Raises Key Interest Rate for First Time in Almost a Decade
Bloomberg: Banks Cozy Up to Online Lending Upstarts
New York Times: Governor of Puerto Rico Warns of Looming Default Without Bankruptcy Plan
Reuters: Fed likely to raise rates two-three times next year: BlackRock chief strategist
New York Times: Junk Bond Fund That Barred Investor Redemptions Reaches Deal With S.E.C.
Bloomberg: Bond Traders to Fed: Your Rate Forecasts Are Still Too Ambitious
Bloomberg: Finance Industry Falls Short in Wish List for U.S. Spending Bill
N.Y. Post: Ackman says this year will be worst ever for his hedge fund