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Wall Street awaits Fed decision; Fed's impact on mortgage rates; Google’s top searches in 2015

U.S. stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are higher as investors await the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day meeting. Will the Fed raise rates? And how will it impact global markets?

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What the Fed’s move will mean for mortgage rates

If the Federal Reserve raises interest rates for the first time since 2006, one area of the market that will see an impact is housing. We'll tell you how a rate hike will affect both the cost of borrowing and home prices nationwide.

Fed's impact on energy markets

Oil prices are slipping as traders await news from the Federal Reserve. How will the Fed's decision impact the energy markets? Will oil prices fall to new lows?

Google's top searches in 2015

Google releases its top searches of 2015, giving us a snapshot of what people have been most curious about over the past year. We'll tell you who is topping this year's list.