Tag Archives: Jan Hatzius

Why Did Fed Raise Rates Again?

Popular Economics Weekly U.S. growth cycles have averaged about 8 years since WWII, yet the Federal Reserve just announced they were raising their overnight rate for the third timeā€”to 1.25 percent. It also forecast that the unemployment rate could fall … Continue reading

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Dr. Yellen—Don’t Raise Interest Rates Just Yet.

Popular Economics Weekly The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased … Continue reading

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An End to Austerity—Part II

Financial FAQs The Senate voted on Tuesday to start talks with the House about a compromise highway funding measure. Lawmakers are facing a Nov. 20 deadline for renewing federal infrastructure funding. Both chambers have passed bills that would guarantee at … Continue reading

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