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We may be moving more to a more balanced policy with what sounds like more business-friendly regulation and possibly more fiscal support. Monetary policy (might be) able to hand it off and I think that's a healthier thing. We may be moving to a more balanced policy mix.
Low rates can lead to excessive leverage and broadly unsustainable asset prices – things that we watch carefully for and do not observe at this point.
Low rates can lead to excessive leverage and broadly unsustainable asset prices - things that we watch carefully for and do not observe at this point.
It is time to be patient and see how things unfold.
The public expression of our diverse views helps sustain public support for the Federal Reserve as a public institution.
Incoming data show an economy that is growing at a healthy pace, with solid payroll job gains and inflation gradually moving up to 2 percent.
Our aging population will mean slower growth, all else held equal. If living standards are to continue to rise, we need policies that will support productivity and allow our dynamic economy to generate widespread gains in prosperity.
However, if unexpected complications arise, that timeline may need to be adjusted.
We can continue to be patient.
We are in a global environment in which growth is weak and there are deflationary forces.
It is difficult to ask banks to submit rates at which they believe they could borrow on a daily basis if they do not actually borrow very often.
I don't think you are looking at a systemic event.
There are good reasons to think that underlying growth is stronger than these recent readings suggest. If incoming data support these expectations, I would see it as appropriate to continue to gradually raise the federal funds rate.