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05.06.2019 21:32

Fed Governor Brainard: Trade is a downside risk to the U.S. economy

  • We will be prepared to adjust policy to sustain growth
  • Our job is to sustain the expansion
  • International economy is a delicate place
  • US economy is in the midst of a very lengthy expansion, with confident consumers
  • There is no destination point for full employment
  • Watching payroll closely but no signal from one month
  • Economy is bringing people back to the workforce
  • Interest rates are likely to be lower than what people are expected to in previous downturns.  Have to be open-minded about other policies
  • She does not see negative interest rates being a useful part of Fed's arsenal
  • We have not hit 2% inflation on a sustainable basis.
  • Fed is committed to the 2% sustained, symmetrical inflation goal
  • Fed must avoid slippage in inflation expectations
  • Says she is concerned about policies whittling away at core resilience of banking system
  • Notes risky corporate borrowers have taken a lot of debt in this recovery


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