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Fed’s Powell is the next major catalyst ahead of Nonfarm Payrolls

Recent comments by Fed officials have reiterated the need to continue hiking rates until they reach at least 5% and a slew of data has pointed in that direction in general. ”Several regional Fed presidents have indicated openness to higher interest rates and larger increases if the data remain strong. It would mark a shift in the Fed’s guidance if Powell articulates similar sentiments at tomorrow’s testimony and a step back from the cautious policy around rates,”.