Powell: Fed Is ‘of Mind’ to Raise Rates at March Meeting

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “Powell: Fed Is ‘of Mind’ to Raise Rates at March Meeting” – below is their description.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says the central bank expects the economic “softening” from the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 pandemic will be temporary. He speaks at a news conference following a two-day policy meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee.

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In This Story: Omicron

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