Tag Archive for: federal reserve interest rates

New Wage Growth Will Influence Fed’s Interest Rate Decisions

On Tuesday, Jan. 31st, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly employment cost index summary. Although employment cost growth is slowing, it’s likely not doing so fast enough for the Fed. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

80% Of Economists See ‘Stagflation’ As A Long-Term Risk. What It Is And How To Prepare For It

To have stagflation, you need both high unemployment and high inflation at the same time. Despite surveys sounding the alarm on stagflation, not everyone agrees it’s inevitable. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Will There Be A Recession In 2022? How To Prepare Now

With mounting anxiety about an impending recession in the US, you may be concerned, or at least a little curious, about what this may mean for your finances. So how do you best prepare, save, invest and generally make smart money moves in these uncertain times? For some guidance to help navigate through this difficult financial period, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE

Fed Keeps Interest Rates At 0%, But Eyes 2022 Rate Hike

At its September 22nd meeting, the Fed announced it will hold the federal funds rate at its target range of 0% to 0.25%. But it also signaled rate hikes beginning in 2022 with perhaps three more in 2023.

Economists Agree Inflation May Hit 5.5% This Year

Economists agree that inflation may rise up to 5.5% at the end of 2021 but are still uncertain what levels it will reach by 2022 and what policies the Federal Reserve Bank will take. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Near-Zero Fed Interest Rate Offers Opportunities

The Federal Reserve rate is extremely important to how the bank, as well as the rest of the world, does business. And to get the economy going, the Fed wanted to make borrowing money cheaper. To find out who can benefit from the near-zero Fed rate, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE