October 31, 2022

How High Will Interest Rates Go?

by The Journal

For months the Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates at a fast and furious pace to combat inflation. Now some Fed officials are advocating for a slower, steadier approach. WSJ’s Nick Timiraos explains the debate within the Fed over just how high interest rates should go.

Further Reading:

-Two Fed Officials Make Case for Caution With Future Interest Rate Raises 

-Fed Set to Raise Rates by 0.75 Point and Debate Size of Future Hikes 

Further Listening:

-The Fed’s Plan to Curb Inflation 

-Can the Fed Lower Inflation Without Causing a Recession? 

-The Fed’s Shifting Inflation Message 

Where to Listen