Fed Banks Ramping Up Pressure for Further Rate Hikes

posted by Michael Lewis on October 20, 2016

Found in US, categorized in Monetary Policy

Tags: FMI michael lewis rate hike FOMC

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At the September FOMC meeting, three members (all bank presidents) voted to raise the funds target. This was the largest number of hawkish policy dissents in three decades. However, the actual sentiment in the room for a rate hike was much greater.


FMI’s commentary on recent discount rate hike requests from Fed banks.

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