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14 December. 2016 No Change in Median Dots, Yellen Will Stonewall on Fiscal Easing

By Ian Shepherdson

The Fed will raise rates by 25bp today, but we expect no change in the median expectation-the dotplot-for two rate hikes both next year and in 2018. We fully appreciate that fiscal easing on the scale proposed by President-elect Trump, or indeed anything like it, very likely would propel inflation to a pace requiring much bigger increases in rates.

Posted: 13th Dec 2016 in 'U.S. Documents'

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