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Economists see Fed keeping rates at 22-year high until at least July

  • Monetary policy quick review: When does the Fed typically cut interest rates? What rates does the Fed cut? What is the desired effect of these rate cuts on the economy? 

  • When do the economists surveyed expect to see the Fed cut interest rates?

  • Why would the Fed keep rates keep rates at their current levels? 

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