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Monday, January 08, 2018

Data Lining Up For The Fed’s Rate Hike Forecast

Tim Duy:

Data Lining Up For The Fed’s Rate Hike Forecast, by Tim Duy: Last Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a fairly lackluster employment report. In most ways, the story remains the same – steady improvement in the labor market but no signs of overheating in the form of wage growth. The mix will keep the Fed on track for three rate hikes this year, as the consensus policymaker will view this kind of report as a reason to neither accelerate nor slow the pace of tightening. ...Continued here...

    Posted by on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 10:32 AM in Economics, Monetary Policy | Permalink  Comments (21)


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