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The Week That Was … the Week to Come: Post-FOMC Edition

Brian Jacobsen provides perspective on this week’s key topics, including the Fed’s 75-basis-point hike in the federal funds rate—plus, his thoughts on what the week ahead may hold. Here’s his
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The Fed Goes Big

On Wednesday, June 15, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the federal funds rate by 75 basis points (bps; 100 bps equal 1.00%) to a new range of 1.50%‒1.75%
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Building a Foundation for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Ann Miletti, head of Active Equity and chief diversity officer for Allspring, and Sonya Rorie, deputy chief diversity officer, share their ideas and plans for Allspring's newly formed Office of
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Pre-FOMC Announcement Special Edition: The Week That Was … The Week to Come ?>

Pre-FOMC Announcement Special Edition: The Week That Was … The Week to Come

Brian Jacobsen, Janet Rilling, and Jeff Weaver provide perspective on the U.S. economy—and key indicators we monitor to gauge the potential for a recession—as we look ahead to the FOMC
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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.

Fed Balance Sheet: You Can’t Get There From Here

On May 4, the Federal Open Market Committee is expected to announce a 50-basis-point (bp; 100 bps equal 1.00%)—0.50%—increase in its target for the federal funds rate. It’s also likely to announce it will start shrinking its balance sheet. What will the balance-sheet reduction look like, and what might it mean?