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Fed Review - Powell squeezes in one more

As expected, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate again this week. And while its new chairman Jay Powell didn’t mention any major changes in monetary policy from his predecessor Janet Yellen, the dot plot does reveal the Fed’s plans to squeeze in one more rate hike next year. 702 more words


Kenaikan Tingkat Suku Bunga AS Memicu Kenaikan Harga Emas

(Vibiznews – Commodity) – Harga emas dan perak naik pada trading siang hari berbalik dari tekanan penjualan pada pagi hari, setelah pengumuman FOMC maka harga emas melanjutkan kenaikannya. 237 more words


Notes From Underground: Mr. Powell, the Spotlight Was On You

Dear Jerome, You handled Wednesday’s press conference with great alacrity as most of the media tossed ridiculous softball inquiries, following the road map of the dot plots. 755 more words


Jerome Powell's unusual quest at the Fed: define what's "normal" for the US

Jerome Powell’s work finally begins.

Today (March 21), the Federal Reserve raised rates for the sixth time since 2015, bringing the rate banks must pay to borrow funds to 1.75%. 413 more words

Dovish Hike

The Fed raised rates but left the dot-plot unchanged for 2018 at a total of three hikes. An upgrade for 2019 by 0.2%, for 2020 by 0.3% and 01.% for 2020 was not enough for the US Dollar. 134 more words