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US president vows to rein in higher prices that are hurting the economic recovery
Putting greater emphasis on quantitative tightening would be an important sign of independence
The administration has begun making a case about the connection between inflation and corporate power
Fed officials and economists predict central bank will go beyond its baseline forecast for increases if inflation persists
Biden’s vice-chair nominee defends approach to climate change and vows to fight high inflation
And how Fed policy works, maybe?
Consumer price growth accelerated to 7% in December
Deeper reforms are now needed to repair the American labour market
Year-on-year rise in CPI comes as Federal Reserve lays the groundwork for tighter policy amid rocketing prices
Asian equities follow Wall Street with figures on Wednesday expected to show higher US consumer prices
Rise in expected bond returns after accounting for inflation poses ‘test for risk assets’
Fed prepares to shrink its $9tn balance sheet, US prices expected to have risen again last month
US central bank chair pledges to curb rising prices during Senate confirmation hearing
The possibility of higher rates and a smaller balance sheet presages a rocky year for markets.
And bitcoin’s uselessness
Last year, the Fed raced for inflation. This year, it will race against inflation. The question now is how sharp the bend will be.
The reasons why the US central bank has been behind the curve in tackling rising prices
Market Questions is the FT’s guide to the week ahead
Fed minutes signalling higher rates spur a shift away from ‘growth stocks’
Fiscal drag, shrinking savings and weak foreign demand are likely to ease an overheated economy
Minutes from latest meeting show central bankers gearing up for more aggressive tightening
Central bankers will need to stick to tapering plans as price pressures fade
In misjudging the risk of rising prices, the Fed gave markets a profitable 2021 but more difficult year ahead
Modelling on data of past 50 years may be hard with a ‘bullwhip’ economy
As inflation accelerated to record levels, analysts predicting it would be shortlived appeared out of step