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The Fed made another supersize rate increase as it struggles to contain rapid inflation.

Federal Reserve officials ramped up their battle against the fastest inflation in 40 years on Wednesday, ushering in a third straight supersize rate increase while projecting a more aggressive path ahead for monetary policy, one that would lift interest rates higher and keep them elevated longer. Central bankers raised their policy interest rate by three-quarters of […]

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How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Boost Energy Security, Health Care, and Tax Revenues

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 that President Joe Biden signed into law on August 16 would reduce cumulative deficits by $264 billion over its 10-year budget window, according to a study by the Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM), a nonpartisan research initiative that analyzes the fiscal impact of public policy. PWBM’s estimate on the deficit reduction was lower than […]

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