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.
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