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Russia-Ukraine Special Edition: The Week That Was … The Week to Come

Brian Jacobsen provides perspective on the Russia-Ukraine war and other key topics of the current week—plus, his thoughts about what the week ahead may hold. Here’s his report for the week of March 26–April 1, 2022. Plus: There’s a recap of the first quarter’s key events.

Russia-Ukraine Special Edition: The Week That Was … The Week to Come

Brian Jacobsen provides perspective on the Russia-Ukraine conflict and other key topics of the current week—plus, his thoughts about what the week ahead may hold. Here’s his report for the week of March 12–18, 2022.

Federal Reserve: Under Pressure

In August 2020, the Federal Reserve (Fed) laid out its objective of flexible average inflation targeting. At the time, the trailing one-year rate of inflation was 1.3% and the trailing five-year rate was 1.7%. After years of undershooting its inflation target, the Fed said it wanted to overshoot its target to bring the average rate of inflation up to target.