Category: US Central Bank

Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester Is ‘Not Predicting a Recession,’ Says Inflation Will Move Down

Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester Is ‘Not Predicting a Recession,’ Says Inflation Will Move Down

Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank president Loretta Mester doesn’t think a recession will take place in the United States but believes it will take two years to get inflation back down to 2%. While speaking during an interview on Sunday, Mester explained that while it will take two years, inflation “will be moving down.” A 2% […]

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The Fed’s Christopher Waller Wants 50 bps Rate Hikes Until Inflation Subsides, US Savings Data Plummets

The Fed’s Christopher Waller Wants 50 bps Rate Hikes Until Inflation Subsides, US Savings Data Plummets

Federal Reserve governor Christopher Waller has detailed he is ready to get behind 50 bps rate hikes until the extreme inflationary pressures plaguing the U.S. economy subsides. Waller stressed that until inflation is reduced he doesn’t “see the point of stopping” 50 bps rate hikes. Furthermore, statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis show […]

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Credibility Concerns — Gallop Poll Shows Fed Chair’s Confidence Ratings Slid by Double Digits

Credibility Concerns — Gallop Poll Shows Fed Chair’s Confidence Ratings Slid by Double Digits

According to a Gallop poll published on May 2, the public’s confidence in America’s current economic leaders has been deteriorating. Confidence in U.S. president Joe Biden managing the U.S. economy has dropped from 57% to 40%, and faith in Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell has faltered from 55% to 43%. The April 2022 Gallop poll, […]

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US Central Bank Raises Rates by Half a Percentage Point, Fed’s Powell Says Similar Hikes Are on the Table

US Central Bank Raises Rates by Half a Percentage Point, Fed’s Powell Says Similar Hikes Are on the Table

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised the benchmark interest rate on Wednesday and the increase was the biggest rate hike in two decades. “Inflation is much too high,” the central bank’s chair Jerome Powell said after the Fed raised rates by 0.5%. FOMC Decides to Hike Rate by 3/4 to 1% — Increase Was the largest […]

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Fed Chair Says US Inflation ‘More Enduring Than Anticipated’ — Strategist Predicts 10% Market Correction

Fed Chair Says US Inflation ‘More Enduring Than Anticipated’ — Strategist Predicts 10% Market Correction

Americans are not only worried about future inflation, but they are also dealing with dwindling purchasing power in real-time. Meanwhile, on Thursday, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell plans to address the Senate Banking Committee and discuss inflation. In the remarks pre-published from Powell’s speech, the Fed chair noted that the recent inflation spike may last […]

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Easy-Money Policy Continues: Fed Plans to Keep Purchasing Assets, Interest Rates to Stay Near Zero

Easy-Money Policy Continues: Fed Plans to Keep Purchasing Assets, Interest Rates to Stay Near Zero

Members of the U.S. Federal Reserve discussed the possibility of economic measures and actions at the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) meeting on Wednesday. The Fed said that right now the central bank is not considering cutting back large asset purchases just yet, and the central bank also plans to keep interest rates at near-zero. […]

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As Bitcoin’s Yearly Inflation Rate Dips to 1.77%, BEA Data From May Shows US Inflation Fears Are Legitimate

As Bitcoin’s Yearly Inflation Rate Dips to 1.77%, BEA Data From May Shows US Inflation Fears Are Legitimate

The U.S. economy is looking stagnant according to data stemming from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, as core personal consumption expenditures (PCE) jumped 3.4% in May from a year prior. The recent PCE spike is the highest year-over-year basis change since 1992 and the statistic is fueling inflation concerns. Amid ‘Never Ending’ Market Rallies, Core […]

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JPMorgan Is Stockpiling Cash – CEO Claims There’s a ‘Very Good Chance Inflation Will Be More Than Transitory’

JPMorgan Is Stockpiling Cash – CEO Claims There’s a ‘Very Good Chance Inflation Will Be More Than Transitory’

Investment bank JPMorgan Chase is stockpiling cash according to the company’s CEO Jamie Dimon. The investment banker doesn’t seem to believe inflation is “transitory” and he thinks there’s a “very good chance” inflation could stick around. JPMorgan Chase CEO: ‘I Do Expect to See Higher Rates and More Inflation’ At the end of April, Bitcoin.com […]

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QE Infinity: US Fed to Keep Rates at Zero, Billion-Dollar Bond Purchases Until Economy Recovers

QE Infinity: US Fed to Keep Rates at Zero, Billion-Dollar Bond Purchases Until Economy Recovers

This week the U.S. Federal Reserve met for two days at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting and detailed that it would keep short-term borrowing rates at near zero. Meanwhile, the Fed also stated that it would continue buying bonds until the U.S. economy returns to full employment. America’s central bank met this week for […]

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$9 Trillion in Stimulus Injections: The Fed’s 2020 Pump Eclipses Two Centuries of USD Creation

$9 Trillion in Stimulus Injections: The Fed’s 2020 Pump Eclipses Two Centuries of USD Creation

Since September 2019, research shows the Federal Reserve has pumped over $9 trillion to primary dealers by leveraging enormous emergency repo operations. A recently published investigative report shows the U.S. central bank submits the daily loan tally, but the Fed will not provide the public with information concerning the recipients. Estimates say, in 2020 alone, […]

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