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Boy oh boy, the Federal Reserve has painted itself into a corner with the mess it’s made of handling inflation, which hasn’t been so “transitory.”
And we’ll find out its next move on Wednesday when we get the latest Fed interest rate hike news, with a lot of experts pricing in a 0.75% hike.
Following Friday’s 8.6% year-over-year rise in inflation, the Fed is woefully behind the curve… And this is what happens when you don’t do what you’re supposed to.
The Latest Fed Interest Rate Hike News
I stumbled upon a great Twitter thread last week that does a nice job of explaining how bad off we are right now.
BREAKING: U.S. annualized inflation just peaked 17 percent for the first time since WW2, the highest rate in 75 years.
The media are misreporting the real data, and I’ll explain why. 1/ pic.twitter.com/ab8VP0a2H5
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) June 10, 2022
So the Fed didn’t do its job, and now we have the fallout to deal with, including a tanking stock market and a recession.
Quantitative tightening just started on June 1 and the Fed’s going to unwind its balance sheet while also jacking up interest rates in the face of a rapidly slowing economy.
This isn’t good, and it’s not normal.
Will a rate hike of 0.75% this week be a good move? Check out my short video above and let’s talk about how to prepare and plan for what’s to come with the latest Fed interest rate hike news.
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