Rate hikes past, present and future

The Federal Reserve, ostensibly “data-driven,” pledges to continue to lift its tiny federal funds rate. It has never done so in times like these. Also: grocery price wars and a tentacled Chinese insurance company.   1:31 The #Fed is determined to hike #rates 5:28 Record private business #debt 8:17 Tightening cycles can have outsized consequences 9:00 The #German grocers are coming 11:30 #Fairway’s dead-wood expansion 13:00 #China’s curious #Anbang Insurance Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes & Stitcher. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com  

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