Poll: Majority of Voters Want Fed to Stop Raising Rates Before It Tanks the Economy

Source: Common Dreams

“Survey data released Monday shows that a majority of U.S. voters want the Federal Reserve to stop raising interest rates before it plunges the economy into recession, a position that aligns with the view of many economists and lawmakers who fear the central bank is on the verge of needlessly throwing millions out of work. Conducted by Lake Research Partners and published by the Groundwork Collaborative, the new poll found that 56% of U.S. voters believe the Fed should bring its rate hikes to a halt as top central bankers indicate that more increases are coming in the near future — even though rates are already at their highest level in 15 years..” (03/06/23)