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Fed's Tightening Push: Financial Conditions at 2022 Levels

By Mackenzie Crow

4/4, 00:22 EDT
  • The Real Fed Funds Less Fed Financial Conditions Index shows a sharp decline into negative territory starting in 2020, with a significant recovery beginning in 2022 and continuing into 2024.
  • The current level of the index suggests that financial conditions have tightened considerably compared to the loose conditions seen during the period of low-interest rates around 2020.