The Fed's Sweet Spot For Interest Rates Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says inflation isn't a problem right now, and that the short term interest rate, at 2.5 percent, is right where it should be.
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The Fed's Sweet Spot For Interest Rates

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The Fed's Sweet Spot For Interest Rates

The Fed's Sweet Spot For Interest Rates

The Fed's Sweet Spot For Interest Rates

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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says inflation isn't a problem right now, and that the short term interest rate, at 2.5 percent, is right where it should be.

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has said the central bank can afford to be patient on further rate increases.
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