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Fed official warns UK tax cuts increase risk of global recession

Fed official warns UK tax cuts increase risk of global recession

The British government’s budget plan has heightened economic uncertainty and raised the chances of a global recession, a senior US Federal Reserve official warned after the pound rose to a record high. Speaking as the pound soared as traders digested British Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s £45billion tax cut package, Atlanta Fed Chairman Raphael Bostic said the …

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Fed officials monitor market volatility, say inflation remains a priority

Fed officials monitor market volatility, say inflation remains a priority

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Reserve officials on Monday put an end to rising volatility in global markets, from falling U.S. stocks to currency turmoil overseas, and said their priority remained control. domestic inflation. When asked at a Washington Post event whether he felt …

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Live stock market news updates: Stocks tumble Fed fears and currency turmoil linger

Live stock market news updates: Stocks tumble Fed fears and currency turmoil linger

U.S. stocks extended their losses in another back-and-forth session on Monday, with stocks set for more turbulence this week as fears of excessive Fed tightening and a frantic race in the foreign exchange markets is shaking investors. The S&P 500 fell nearly 1% in afternoon trading, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average saw roughly the …

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Fed may have gone too far as S&P 500 tests lows

Fed may have gone too far as S&P 500 tests lows

The Federal Reserve was so worried about not being hawkish enough that policymakers probably went too far. The Fed emerged from Wednesday’s meeting with all the guns fired: rapid 75 basis point rate hikes, more hawkish forward guidance and an unprecedented pace of balance sheet tightening. The barrage pushed Treasury yields to their highest level …

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The Fed says unemployment will rise.  Here's who economists say would lose their jobs first.

The Fed says unemployment will rise. Here’s who economists say would lose their jobs first.

The Federal Reserve stepped up its fight against inflation this week, instituting a major rate hike and saying more are likely to follow. These measures will lead to an increase in the number of unemployed Americans by the end of next year, the central bank said. The Fed has offered a series of aggressive interest …

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What to do with your money when the Fed raises interest rates

What to do with your money when the Fed raises interest rates

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The Fed just predicted a pretty lousy economy - and the markets took notice

The Fed just predicted a pretty lousy economy – and the markets took notice

Comment The Federal Reserve (Fed) announced on September 21 that it had raised interest rates by 75 basis points (bps), or three-quarters of a percentage point. The decision came a day after the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta lowered its much-watched estimate of third-quarter 2022 GDP (“GDP Now”) to just 0.3% on September 20, after …

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Why Americans shouldn't panic as the Fed hikes interest rates: Financial experts

Why Americans shouldn’t panic as the Fed hikes interest rates: Financial experts

Americans should stay calm, bolster their personal savings and keep an eye on their long-term financial plan as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates sharply, personal finance experts told the Post. The Fed raised its key rate by 0.75% on Wednesday for the third consecutive month. By raising interest rates, the Fed makes it more …

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