The Federal Reserve Raises Rates to Fight Inflation

stock market investments smallcaps microcaps

As inflation continues to be a concern, the Federal Reserve has raised rates by 0.75%. This is the fourth increase this year.

Central bankers have voted unanimously to make the large intrest-rate move, and the Federal Open Market Committee has signaled that more rate increases can be coming, saying that it “anticipates that ongoing increases in the target range will be appropriate.”

“I do not think the U.S. is currently in a recession,” Jerome Powell told reporters after the end of the U.S. central bank’s latest policy meeting, citing an unemployment rate that is still near a half-century low and solid wage growth and job gains. “It doesn’t make sense that the U.S. would be in recession.”



This communication was produced by Prism MarketView, an affiliate of PCG Advisory Inc., (together “PCG”). PCG is an integrated investor relations, communications and strategic advisory firm. The information contained on this is ‘Paid Advertising’ for purposes of Section 17(b) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (together with the rules and regulations there under, the “Securities Act”). “PCG” and its affiliates are compensated by respective clients for publicizing information relating to its client’s securities. For more information in terms of compensation received for services provided by PCG, see the pertinent advertising materials relating to the respective client. By accessing this Site and any pages thereof, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy…

Read Full Disclaimer

Share This Article


About the Author

The Federal Reserve Raises Rates to Fight Inflation

Prism MarketView