Us Interest Rates

Inflation is proving particularly stubborn – but jitters over banking failures, softening economy complicate Fed rate decision

The Federal Reserve is facing a rather sticky problem. Despite its best efforts over the past year, inflation is stubbornly refusing to head south with any urgency to a target of 2%.

Christopher Decker Professor of Economics, University of Nebraska Omaha·3 months ago

Fed rate hikes, recession fears and political backlash leave ESG investors at a crossroads

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates again on May 3, 2023, by a quarter point, making it the Fed’s 10th rate hike since March 2022 in an ongoing fight to tame inflation. These rate hikes have been reverberating through the economy, ...

Sehoon Kim Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Florida·27 days ago