Description: Federal Reserve officials set plans into motion at their most recent meeting to begin raising interest rates and shed the trillions of dollars in bonds on the central bank balance sheet, according to minutes released Wednesday.
Source: CNBC.com – video report
Date: Feb 16, 2022
Questions for discussion:
- What are the indications that rate increases are coming?
- How does the selling of bonds change the Fed’s balance sheet and interest rates?
- What can investors be expected to do as interest rates rise?