May 30, 2024

A look at how the Fed’s interest rate hike could impact consumers – CBS News

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The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it is raising its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point, the sharpest hike since 1994. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans reports on the decision. Then, Megan Greene, global chief economist for the Kroll Institute and a senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, joins CBS News to discuss how the increase could affect the consumers.

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