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FOMC policy decision: Fed hikes policy rate by 75 basis points

FOMC policy decision: Fed hikes policy rate by 75 basis points

At this critical juncture, with the policy rate residing in neutral terrain, it is natural for the Fed to adjust its rhetoric as it considers next steps.
U.S. June CPI: Persistent top-line inflation hits 9.1%

U.S. June CPI: Persistent top-line inflation hits 9.1%

The top-line consumer price index hit 9.1% in June on the back of a 11.2% increase in gasoline prices and a 7.5% jump in overall energy prices.
Job openings show signs of a slowdown

Job openings show signs of a slowdown

Job openings declined for the second straight month in May as the Federal Reserve's rate hikes slowed down overall demand.
Fed announces largest rate hike in nearly three decades as it seeks to restore price stability

Fed announces largest rate hike in nearly three decades as it seeks to restore price stability

The Federal Reserve lifted its federal funds policy rate to a range between 1.5% and 1.75% on Wednesday as it moves to restore price stability over the medium term.
U.S. May CPI: Inflation continues to broaden out on higher gas and housing costs

U.S. May CPI: Inflation continues to broaden out on higher gas and housing costs

Inflation continued to broaden out across the American economy in May, rising by 8.6% annually and underscoring the urgency among central bankers to restore price stability through an increase in the federal funds rate and a drawdown in its $8.9 trillion balance sheet.