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WASHINGTON (AP) - This week's dizzying sell-offs in the financial markets have been a rude reminder that the U.S. economy is no longer relying on ultra-low interest rates to fuel growth.
Borrowing costs are rising for companies, homebuyers and the U.S. government - all of which could even ...