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When Should the Federal Reserve Raise Rates? An Interesting Debate, Explained

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With inflation on the rise and the economy recovering, all eyes are on Jerome Powell. With his willingness to hold rates much higher than his predecessors, I thought I’d make an episode talking about an ideological shift occurring at the Federal Reserve. Which part of the Dual Mandate should get priority, fighting interest rates or achieving full employment?

Jerome Powell Fights in the Trade War


Markets are rallying after Jerome Powell’s recent announcement that the fed will be helping stimulate the economy if the trade war starts to take its toll. Here’s exactly what could happen and what was just announced.