All Posts Tagged: Fed

Instant Analysis: Fed raises rates at March meeting

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Close up of the Federal Reserve building with the eagle statue

The Federal Reserve raised the fed funds target rate range today by a quarter percentage point to 0.75 to 1.00% from 0.50 to 0.75%, as expected. There was one dissent in the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decision, as Neel Kashkari preferred to maintain the existing target range for the Fed funds rate. The move […]

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U.S. Outlook: Inflation runs hot. Will the Fed?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing year over year change in consumer inflation trends

Another Fed rate hike could come sooner rather than later.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC decision & statement for February

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Federal Reserve at dusk.

There were few surprises in today’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decision and statement to hold the fed funds target rate at between 0.50 and 0.75%.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC statement and projections for December

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Closeup of intricate window designs on the Federal Reserve building.

The Fed is clearly comfortable with how the U.S. economy is currently performing and sees moderate economic growth continuing.

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