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FOMC Statement, Projections, and Press Conference

September 21, 2022

The FOMC increased the federal funds target by 75 basis points, meeting but not exceeded the majority forecast of investors. The new target is a range of 3.0-3.25%. The statement made just one modification, describing growth in spending and production as modest. In the July 27 statement, such was said to have “softened.” The policy […] More