Latest Updates: Related to Inflation

No Surprises in the March Minutes


The minutes to the March 22nd FOMC meeting revealed Fed policymakers, while united in voting for another quarter point hike, had scaled-back expectations for additional increases this year. Committee members were mindful of the potential negative impact on the economy as a result of banking system turmoil which began less than two weeks before the meeting took place. Some members did consider holding rates steady in March, but ultimately opened the door to pause in May, while emphasizing the need for flexibility during highly uncertain periods.

Read the full article

Read more Economic Commentary

Learn More From HilltopSecurities

ISM Factory Survey Indicates Highest Prices in Four Decades

Fall Travel Plans on Hold Amid Fading Growth

Thank you for visiting the HilltopSecurities website.
For best viewing experience, we recommend using Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge.