In your opinion, do you think it’s possible for the Fed to increase interest rates without causing a disruption to the U.S. stock market?
When we look at interest rates, it’s not just a number. If affects everything in business and the economy. It is absolutely crucial. In general, the Fed reacts far too slowly during tightening cycles, causing the problems to worsen. If we address the situation for what it really is, we can see that trying to control interest rates isn’t just putting a number into a computer. It’s a complex system known as Open Market Operations. So what did the Fed do before the Financial Crisis?
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