Quotes of the week
Published 20/12/2015 | 02:30
A look back at the past week in quotes, and some bonus seasonal quotes.
"This action marks the end of an extraordinary seven-year period during which the federal funds rate was held near zero to support the recovery of the economy from the worst financial crisis and recession since the Great Depression."
- Chairwoman Janet Yellen as the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates last week, ending an extraordinary period of government intervention in the financial markets that started at the height of the recession.