May 4 FOMC Meeting: 50-bp Rate Hike Now, More On the Table

On Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the federal funds rate by 50 basis points (bps; 100 bps equal 1.00%) to a new range of 0.75%‒1.00%. This was widely expected by the market, and the vote was 10-0.

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 April 23–29, 2022. Plus: There’s a recap of April’s key events.

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.