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Effects of past US Fed interest rate increases offer guide to future risks

Fire or ice? When expansions end and the economy tips into recession, one or the other is usually to blame. In the past, the culprit has frequently been fire — an overheating economy and rising inflation — that prompted the central bank to push up interest rates until they ultimately choked off growth. Ice is more unusual, at least in ... Read More »