The Week Ahead, Mar. 20, 2023: The Fed and More Housing Reports

The Federal Open Market Committee meets this Tuesday, Mar. 21 and Wednesday, Mar. 22 amid remarkable conditions: persistent inflation, persistent job and wage growth, persistent economic volatility—and, as of last week, the collapse of two major financial institutions (Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank) and shaky conditions with at least two other institutions.

The Week Ahead, Mar. 6, 2023: Mssrs. Powell, Chopra Visit Capitol Hill

Good morning and happy Monday. It’s a busy week in Washington, with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra scheduled to testify before Congress. But first, here’s what else is happening this week: