FOMC Points to Three More Rate Hikes in 2018 & in 2019

posted by Michael Lewis on December 13, 2017

Found in US, categorized in Monetary Policy

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As expected, the FOMC raised the funds target by +25BP today to a range of 1¼-1½%; this completed the “promise” of three rate hikes in 2017 which had been included in FOMC dot plots since December 2016.


FMI’s commentary on today’s FOMC post-meeting statement and Janet Yellen final news conference. 

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