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Is Inflation Becoming a Cause for Concern?

At the conclusion of the Federal Reserve’s two day meeting on Wednesday afternoon, the central bank kept rates at current levels in a move that was expected. The central bank did, however, take note of rising prices and said it now expects inflation to run near its 2% target “over the medium term.” The central bank’s commentary will be very closely scrutinized by investors, and at first glance appears to contain a more hawkish tone. The Fed could in fact be setting the stage to... Continue Reading