Category: Federal Funds Rate

Federal Reserve Hikes Benchmark Bank Rate by 75bps to Battle Elevated Inflation

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate on Wednesday afternoon by three-quarters of a percentage point. The central bank’s move follows the consumer price index (CPI) report last…

The Fed Is ‘Resolute’ on Hiking Interest Rates, Tightening Monetary Policy to Tame Inflation — Gold and Stocks Sink

Several reports detail that U.S. Federal Reserve officials are resolute on tightening monetary policy and increasing the federal funds rate until inflation in America is alleviated. Chicago Fed president Charles…

Fed Hikes Benchmark Bank Rate by 75 bps, Elizabeth Warren Says Central Bank Could ‘Trigger a Devastating Recession’

On Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate by 75 basis points (bps) in order to tame inflation and stabilize the American economy. The recent rate hike…

Economists Say Fed Could Shrink Balance Sheet in 2023, Critics Insist Central Bank Hasn’t Reduced QE at All

With inflation soaring in the U.S., economists from monetary policy analytics and forecasting firm LH Meyer say the U.S. Federal Reserve could stop shrinking its balance sheet earlier than expected.…

Analysts Suspect the Fed Will Bump Federal Funds Rate by 75 bps Next Week, Others Predict the ‘Biggest Hike in Decades’

Following the recent U.S. consumer price index report that indicated inflation in America has reached a 40-year high, many expect the Federal Reserve to hike the benchmark interest rate by…