The Fed: Fed’s Bullard set to speak inflation, rates of interest in MarketWatch Q&A Monday
St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard is scheduled to sit down for an exclusive interview with MarketWatch on Monday, to discuss the outlook for the economy and monetary policy about two weeks before the Fed’s next meeting on interest rates.
Bullard will be interviewed by MarketWatch’s economics editor, Greg Robb, beginning at noon Eastern time.
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The Federal Reserve meets next on Dec. 13 and 14. The U.S. central bank has been aggressively raising interest rates to bring down four-decade-high inflation, and traders widely expect a 50-basis-point hike at the next meeting, according to CME Group’s FedWatch Tool.
Bullard earlier this month rattled financial markets by suggesting the Fed’s benchmark fed funds rate may need to rise to 7%.
Now read: Fed’s Bullard says benchmark interest rate in 5%-7% range may be needed to bring inflation down