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‘Something could break’: The Fed risks recession, bank failures if it doesn’t cut rates soon, economist Mark Zandi says

‘Something could break’: The Fed risks recession, bank failures if it doesn’t cut rates soon, economist Mark Zandi says

The Federal Reserve would be better off cutting interest rates as soon as possible, as there are parts of the economy at risk of “breaking” if rates don’t come down, according to Mark Zandi, the chief economist of Moody’s Analytics.

Speaking to Yahoo Finance on Thursday, Zandi warned of the consequences that could arise if the Fed doesn’t cut interest rates over the next few months. Keeping rates at their current level raises the risk of recession, and could expose other cracks in the financial system, Zandi warned.

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