Three prominent economists are urging the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again.

At a House Budget Committee hearing Friday, Benjamin Friedman of Harvard University, Allen Sinai of the Boston Co., and Donald H. Straszheim of Merrill Lynch & Co. said the federal funds rate should go down.

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