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US economic growth quickened last quarter with inventory boost

The median forecast in a Bloomberg survey of economists called for a 5.5% increase in GDP.

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Fed will raise rates in March, then wing it from there

Can the Federal Reserve truly be “nimble,” “flexible” and “adaptable”?

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Why isn't the Fed doing its job?

The Fed should be held to account for how badly it is doing on the basic task of protecting the financial system, says Cochrane.

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Fed's Waller says three 2022 rate hikes 'still a good baseline'

Inflation hit 7% last year - highest since 1982
US inflation hits 39-year high of 7%, sets stage for Fed hike - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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US inflation hits 39-year high of 7%, sets stage for Fed hike

The data bolster expectations that the Fed will begin raising interest rates in March

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US Fed likely to raise interest rates four times in 2022: Goldman Sachs

Goldman’s forecast for the terminal funds rate in unchanged at 2.5%-2.75%.

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The next Fed meeting will offer more surprises

At the Fed's policy-making meeting on Dec 14 & 15, officials will announce a speedier tapering of asset purchases.

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Powell is the right choice for the Fed

At this juncture, signalling continuity and bipartisan competence in monetary policy needed to be the top priority.
Biden keeps Powell as Fed chief, elevates Brainard to vice chair - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Biden keeps Powell as Fed chief, elevates Brainard to vice chair

The move rewards Powell for helping rescue the US economy from the pandemic and tasks him to help fight coming inflation
Democrats signal they’ll accept short-term debt ceiling hike - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Democrats signal they will accept short-term debt ceiling hike

Democrats said no decision has been made on what they will do when the debt ceiling issue comes to a head again in December.
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