Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes
Foresees four rate hikes this year, up from the three it had previously forecast.
Fed move unlikely to cause significant boost in Canadian rates, experts say
US interest rate hike signals the Fed is feeling optimistic about the economy.
US stimulus exit to hit loonie, lift interest rates, but that’s good for Canada
A stronger US economy and a weaker loonie will support commodity prices and boost demand for Canadian exports.
US factory output up in June, boosts industrial production 0.3 pct.
US manufacturers have struggled this year, with output up only 1.8% in the last 12 months.
Fiscal cliff: US economy would withstand a brief fall
Impact would be gradual, and taxes would be repealed if agreement came shortly after Jan.1.
Loonie hits 13-month high as Greenback weakens
There is, however, data from StatsCan that suggests manufacturing shipments have slowed.