“Symmetric” was mentioned at least nine times in the minutes. The Fed’s preferred inflation gauge,.
The Federal Reserve needs to raise interest rates about four more times before it reaches.
Geopolitical turmoil and policy certainty are combining to make businesses more cautious about investing, Atlanta.
The result, obviously, is an accelerating inflation we already have, and a Fed that is.
U.S. debt-to-GDP reached 104 percent in 2017, its highest level since 1946, when it hovered.
China has not offered to cut its trade surplus with the U.S. by $200 billion,.
The Federal Reserve should continue its gradual approach to raising interest rates given that inflation.
As things stand, Fed officials currently are indicating a total of three hikes this year..
“It’s important to distinguish between the current strong economic conditions and the key longer-run drivers.