If you've been reading my most recent posts on US monetary policy, the sense you would have been getting is that the Fed is shifting away from its tightening bias. And the main reason it's unclear what this means in terms of actual policy, is that the Fed's famous data dependency mandates this uncertainty.
The Fed's problem
Where this comes unstuck is in how the Fed has communicated its forward guidance. The FOMC has put forward a summary of economic projections that shows the Fed raising rates ...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.