Sometimes words speak as loud as actions.
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Chief Investment Strategist for IG Wealth Management, Philip Petursson, says during a speech last Friday (August 26, 2022), U.S. Federal Reserve Chair, Jerome Powell reminded everyone that words are also a powerful policy tool: Philip says he thinks when the speech warned of “pain ahead,” that Powell knew exactly how markets would react. And the markets did react, with vigour. Listen in as Philp explores how, through the power of speech, Powell may have influenced markets just as effectively as if he hiked interest rates.

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