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Markets in Focus: Wait, the Fed raised interest rates again?

The Fed is keeping the pedal to the floor with another interest rate hike, in an effort to bring down inflation.

This week, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates another 0.75% for the fourth time since June. While it wasn't unexpected, it is still uncomfortable for people who are facing the impacts of inflation and rising borrowing costs.

Saumen Chattopadhyay, chief investment officer for OneDigital Retirement + Wealth, explains the delicate relationship between inflation and interest rates, and how the Fed's monetary policies are aimed at creating price stability without disrupting a strong labor market.

Watch the video above to learn whether the policies are working, and what more we might see in the coming months.

For more information about interest rates, jobs, and the economy, visit the Q4 2022 Markets in Focus: Is The Hot U.S. Labor Market Finally Turning Around?

Investment advice offered through OneDigital Investment Advisors, an SEC-registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of OneDigital.
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