Daily Commentary: Fed policy

The Fed is in a tough spot. They want to do more. Things are unravelling in Europe and the slowdown in Brazil, India and China is well-advanced. While the jobs outlook has improved in the US, there is still considerable slack in labor markets. With interest rates already at zero percent what does the Fed do, 3 months into a presidential election year? The easy answer as far as I am concerned is to do nothing. And that's what they have decided to do. Call it a push.

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