The Fed’s fight against inflation could cost 1.2 million US jobs

Minneapolis CNN Business – In its efforts to lower historical inflation and cool the economy, the Federal Reserve has used Multiple euphemisms To describe the potential impact on Americans’ jobs, from Economical ‘pain’ To the “unfortunate costs” and Softening the labor market. However, the data does not taint the words. The Federal Reserve’s latest economic … Read more

The rise of the dollar causes problems for global economies

The US dollar is experiencing a one-time high in a generation, a rise that threatens to get worse slowdown in growth The inflation problems of global central banks are amplified. The dollar’s role as the primary currency in global trade and finance means that its fluctuations have wide-ranging effects. Currency strength is felt in Fuel … Read more

Can the Fed Tame Inflation Without Further Crushing The Stock Market? What’s next for investors?

The Federal Reserve isn’t trying to criticize the stock market for quickly raising interest rates in an attempt to slow still-hot inflation — but investors need to be prepared for more pain and volatility because policymakers won’t be scared, investors and strategists said of a deep selloff. “I don’t think they’re necessarily trying to drive … Read more

Quantitative tightening is about to intensify. What does that mean for the markets?

The Federal Reserve now owns about a third of the Treasury and mortgage-backed securities markets as a result of its emergency asset purchase to support the US economy during the Covid-19 pandemic. Two years of so-called quantitative easing doubled the central bank’s balance sheet to $9 trillion, equivalent to 40% of the country’s GDP. By … Read more

Why this Fed move could be the ‘wild card’ flooding the stock market

Quantitative easing is credited with generating stock returns and boosting other speculative assets by flooding markets with liquidity as the Federal Reserve raised trillions of dollars in bonds after the financial crisis and amid the coronavirus pandemic. Investors and policy makers may underestimate what happens when the tide recedes. “I don’t know if the Fed … Read more