Crypto Price Check: Bitcoin Edges Higher After Fed Action

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By Rob Lenihan Cryptocurrency prices are slightly higher one day after the Federal Reserve raises its Fed Funds rate. Cryptocurrency prices were edging higher one day after the Federal Reserve delivered its third major rate hike in succession. Bitcoin was up slightly to $19,040 at last check on Sept. 22, according to data firm CoinGecko. Ether, the native currency of the ethereum blockchain, gained 1.2% to $1,279.18, while Dogecoin was up nearly 1% to $0.059070. The Fed lifted its Fed Funds rate by 75 basis points to a range of 3% to 3.25% and said further near-term rate moves would be needed …