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The Federal Open Market Committee released its quarterly "dot plot," showing where Fed members expect rates to go over the next few years. The median member predicts rates will be between 2.25% and 2.5% at the end of 2018.
This was the seventh interest-rate hike since late 2015, when the Federal Reserve first began lifting interest rates from almost zero. It kept borrowing costs that low after the financial crisis to encourage businesses and consumers to spend and grow the economy.
Just before the Federal Open Market Committee's two-day meeting, we learned that the Fed's preferred gauge of inflation nearly hit its 2% target after years of lagging behind.
Federal Reserve officials saw US trade spats with China as a risk to the economy when they held a policy meeting in March.
The Federal Reserve is expected to raise rates, but there's suspense about the rest of 2018.
The meeting happened right as inflation was becoming a big concern for investors.
It's Janet Yellen's last Fed meeting.
Most Fed officials still favor gradual rate increases.
The Fed boosts its outlook for the US economy, but cuts inflation expectations.
The Fed's predictions for the future path of interest rate hikes is out.