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The Fed takes aggressive action to prevent a recession

Clip: 06/17/2022 | 3m 33s  | Video has closed captioning.

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates by three-quarters of a percent. This was the central bank’s biggest rate hike since 1994, an aggressive step to try and control the rapid rise in inflation.

Aired: 06/17/22

Rating: NR

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