Tag Archive for Economic Outlook

Adler Comments on St. Louis Fed’s Bulltard’s U.S. Monetary Policy, Housing Bubble Views

I have annotated the press release’s key comments including the bold highlighting of certain sections. Press Release- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis ST. LOUIS – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bulltard discussed “The Aftermath of the Housing Bubble” on Tuesday during an event jointly hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing…

Plosser Says Rates Should Rise Before 2014 FOMC Target Date

Philly Fed President Charles Plosser said in a speech in San Diego: “You may know that I dissented from the FOMC decisions in August and September because it was not clear to me that increasing monetary policy accommodation was appropriate then. After all, inflation was higher and unemployment was lower relative to the previous year,…

Employment Data Saga Continued: Krasting Says Larry Summers Misstates; Stockman Says It Goes Deeper

The Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR) is a key economic statistic today. Changes in the LFPR are shaping the direction of the capital markets, federal economic policy, monetary policy and, most importantly, politics.

The LFPR hit a new record low …