Can Rate Hikes Tame Runaway Inflation?

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Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “Can Rate Hikes Tame Runaway Inflation?” – below is their description.

The U.S. inflation shock intensified in February, as price gains reached a fresh 40-year high. With the situation expected to worsen in the coming months owing to the Ukraine crisis and its attendant energy shock, many economists are speculating as to how effective the Fed’s upcoming rate hikes will be. Will Fed tightening be enough to tame the price pressures? Presented by @CME Group: https://www.cmegroup.com/openmarkets/quicktake-by-bloomberg.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=paid_social&utm_campaign=quicktake_evergreen&utm_content=more_insights

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