July 25, 2023

Will the Fed Stop Raising Interest Rates?

by The Journal

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates again on Wednesday. The question is: Will this be enough to finally tame inflation? WSJ’s Nick Timiraos tells us about the fight between two camps of economists who are at odds about what will help – or hurt – the economy.  

Further Reading:

-Why the Fed Isn’t Ready to Declare Victory on Inflation 

-The Real Fed Debate This Month: What Would Prompt a Rate Hike This Fall 

-Last Mile of the Inflation Fight Will Be the Hardest 

Further listening: 

-Why Some Companies Keep Getting Away With Higher Prices 

-Why the Fed Raised Interest Rates Amidst a Banking Crisis 

Where to Listen