Economic growth/stagnation

The money supply is shrinking.  How does that affect the economy.

The money supply is shrinking. How does that affect the economy.

font size The Fed raised interest rates seven times in the past year. Andy Jacobson/AFP/Getty Images The Federal Reserve faces a very important decision in the coming weeks. Markets expect the central bank to raise interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point, marking a significant slowdown in the pace of history-making increases. If …

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Investors are 'desperate' for a recession that forces the Fed to cut interest rates but what happens to the markets if the economy remains healthy?

Investors are ‘desperate’ for a recession that forces the Fed to cut interest rates but what happens to the markets if the economy remains healthy?

As 2023 begins, markets are clinging to expectations that the US economy will slide into a recession that will effectively force the Federal Reserve to start cutting interest rates, lower bond yields and borrowing costs, and possibly help stock market valuations. US economic data released over the past few months shows that inflation has moderated, …

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