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Will The Fed’s Rate-Hike Plans Eventually Trigger A Recession?

The Financial Times observes that the Federal Reserve’s forecast for higher interest rates in the next several years is accompanied by expectations of slower economic growth and rising unemployment. Given the tendency for US recessions to coincide or closely follow periods of tighter monetary policy, it’s hard to ignore the potential for trouble down the road.
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Macro Briefing: 22 September 2017

Trump orders more sanctions on North Korea: The Hill
Will North Korea test an H-bomb in the Pacific? Bloomberg
US Leading Index rises again in Aug, signaling growth ahead: Conf. Board
US jobless claims fell sharply last week: Reuters
Philly Fed Mfg. Index increases to 3-month high in September: MarketWatch
US FHFA House Price Index up 6.3% y-o-y in July: Builder
Unless research inputs are continuously raised, growth will slow: VoxEU