Tag Archives: Federal Reserve

Fed Hopes Biggest Rate Hike in 22 Years Tames Inflation Without Recession

The Fed lifted its benchmark interest rate by half a percentage point as it fights raging inflation.

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US Budget Forecasts And the Reality of 8 Million New Jobs

The Congressional Progressive Caucus budget, released on March 12, is forecast to create more than 8 million jobs by 2017 – a claim that is bound to stir up an argument about the government’s role in job creation. It’s not a new argument – progressives and conservatives have been having it explicitly since 2008 and more implicitly for years before that …

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