Fed's harsher tone spells uncertainty for markets and signals more volatility ahead

Fed's harsher tone spells uncertainty for markets and signals more volatility ahead

Interest Rates, S&P 500 Index

1/27/2022 2:44:00 PM

Fed's harsher tone spells uncertainty for markets and signals more volatility ahead

The Federal Reserve surprised markets not with what it said but how it said it, and that may mean the path to tighter policy could be bumpy indeed for stocks.

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Fed plans to raise rates as soon as March to cool inflationThe Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it will begin a series of interest-rate hikes in March, reversing pandemic-era policies that have fueled hiring and growth — and stock market gains — but also high inflation. Hiring and growth 😂

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Fed Interest-Rate Decision Tees Up March IncreaseThe U.S. central bank held short-term interest rates steady and signaled intentions to raise them in mid-March, the latest turn toward removing stimulus to temper elevated inflation. On one hand he should have never spoke as the Fed report said all that was needed. The amazing thing is I sat thru his talk & read the report beforehand didn’t hear any difference. On the other hand what I believe happened was Algos initiated selling at the apex driving stocks⬇️ A 0.25% rise in interest rates... to combat 7+% inflation. Yeah, got it.

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Published Thu, Jan 27 2022 6:41 AM EST