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Citadel’s Griffin Sees Setup for US Recession After ‘Traumatic’ Inflation

Ken Griffin

Ken Griffin

Photographer: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg

Billionaire Ken Griffin said the setup for a US recession is unfolding, with the Federal Reserve needing to raise interest rates further after Americans were stung with “traumatic” levels of inflation. 

The founder of Citadel and Citadel Securities said the Fed is limited in how much it can fight inflation with interest-rate increases, likening the tool to “having surgery with a dull knife.”