Powell's Testimony Influences Market and Political Landscape

Powell's Testimony Influences Market and Political Landscape

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Updated 7 days ago

Market Reactions

The sets a record for the sixth consecutive day, reflecting investor optimism over potential Fed rate cuts following Powell's encouraging comments on inflation and the labor market.

Yields on bonds slightly decrease after Powell's remarks, emphasizing the Fed's cautious approach to interest rate adjustments to balance inflation and economic growth.

Federal Reserve's Stance

Powell highlights the Fed's focus on achieving a delicate balance between combating inflation and supporting economic growth, with a keen eye on the 2% inflation target.

Despite the economic and labor market's strength, Powell's testimony signals a potential shift towards rate cuts, with major attention on upcoming key economic data such as the .
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