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The Fed’s sharpest interest rate hike in almost 30 years

The U.S Federal Reserve policymakers approved the sharpest interest rate hike since 1994 and lifted the federal funds rate by 0.75 bps during the June 2022 meeting on Wednesday. The hike has taken the benchmark to a range between 1.5% - 1.75%. Until a few days ago,...

Financial Independence: Take that step now

Being financially independent sounds great, however many people have not yet figured out how to attain it. In simple terms, financial independence is about reaching a point where you can live your life the way you want to without having to work or to be dependent on...

Global Food Prices at All-Time-Highs

Global food prices have surged to unprecedented highs in March 2022 according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The food price index reached 159.3 points, climbing 13 % higher m/m and 60% higher compared to the 2014-2016 base period. The global...

As famously said Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon

To curtail the current high levels of inflation, the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) raised its short-term interest rate on 16 March 2022 for the first time since 2018. The Fed also indicated an aggressive path with rate increases coming at the next six meetings and...