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Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell address the Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell talk ti the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. in a panel talk Thursday afternoon. The central bank chief is likely to discuss the circuit of monetary policy as well as the state of the economy.

The Fed hiked its benchmark interest rate four times in 2018 and has demanded two more increases are coming this year. However, markets doubt the Fed will follow through on those methods, and recent statements from Powell, as well as the minutes from the December meeting of the Federal Open Market Board, indicate some hesitation.

Read more:
To investors cheering the Fed’s sudden pivot on rate hikes: Be careful what you keenness for
Fed officials see benchmark rate becoming ‘volatile’ during balance sheet run-off
Powell says Fed ‘will be sedulous’ with monetary policy as it watches how economy performs

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