The Fed Needs to Delay Its Rate Hikes

The Fed Needs to Delay Its Rate Hikes

This post was originally published on this siteThe war in Ukraine makes the central bank’s job more difficult but also more straightforward.

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The West Weaponizes Russia’s Central Bank Against Putin

The West Weaponizes Russia’s Central Bank Against Putin

This post was originally published on this siteThe sanctions have the potential to devastate the country’s economy and sow the seeds of Putin’s downfall.

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Senate Republicans boycott vote on Federal Reserve nominees

Senate Republicans boycott vote on Federal Reserve nominees

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Republicans boycotted a vote Tuesday afternoon in protest of President Joe Biden’s nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the top banking regulator, halting a slate of pending nominees for the central bank of the United States.

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Russia Raises Rates as Threat of Sanctions Looms

Russia Raises Rates as Threat of Sanctions Looms

This post was originally published on this siteRussia’s central bank raised its key interest rate in response to stubbornly high inflation and the threat of Western sanctions targeted at the country’s financial system.

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Federal Reserve plans to raise interest rates ‘soon’ to fight inflation: What that means for consumers and the economy

Federal Reserve plans to raise interest rates ‘soon’ to fight inflation: What that means for consumers and the economy

This post was originally published on this site The Federal Reserve signaled plans to begin raising interest rates “soon” in a bid to tamp down inflation before it poses a serious risk to the U.S. economy. A hike would be the first time the central bank has increased its benchmark...

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The Federal Reserve meets to curb inflation and make the market creepy

The Federal Reserve meets to curb inflation and make the market creepy

This post was originally published on this siteTwo days before the Federal Reserve meeting, the US market was particularly volatile. Monday had the biggest slide at some point since the pandemic began. Washington — This week’s stock market volatility will be closely monitored at a meeting of the Federal Reserve...

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Explainer-How low can the Fed’s balance sheet be?This is what officials are looking at

Explainer-How low can the Fed’s balance sheet be?This is what officials are looking at

This post was originally published on this site The US Federal Reserve Building was filmed in Washington on March 18, 2008.Reuters / Jason Reid / File Photos January 26, 2022 By Jonnelle Marte (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve is preparing to reduce bond holdings faster and faster than before, so...

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Bloated Central Bank Balance Sheets Are the Real Risk

Bloated Central Bank Balance Sheets Are the Real Risk

This post was originally published on this siteWhat would you pay for fixed-income assets now if you knew that the biggest holders will become forced sellers later?

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All eyes on Federal Reserve as interest rate hikes loom

All eyes on Federal Reserve as interest rate hikes loom

This post was originally published on this siteThe Federal Reserve is under intense scrutiny this week as the bank’s monetary policy arm plots a path out of high inflation.   After slashing interest rates and deploying trillions in stimulus to shield the U.S. economy from the…

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