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The Fed Hikes Again: Will It Be Enough?

With inflation now running at highs not seen since the 1980s, we’ve entered a period where the Federal Reserve is being forced to undertake serious measures to curtail inflation, despite what such measures might do to push the economy into a recession. The Fed’s latest move was to raise interest rates by 0.75% for the second time in as many months, the highest increase since 1994. Yet the move was widely expected by experts and also reflected in numerous investor sentiment surveys, including one conducted by Mitre Media, publisher of and (more below).

The question is, when will the pace and size of the Fed’s interest rate moves start to moderate in an attempt at a soft landing?

9.1% Surge in Inflation

Largely Expected By Investors

Will It Be Enough?

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