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U.S. | 3 May 2018 The Fed Expects Above-Target Inflation Soon, but is Relaxed
The Fed pretty clearly wanted to tell markets yesterday that inflation is likely to nudge above the target over the next few months, but that this will not prompt any sort of knee-jerk policy response beyond the continued "gradual" tightening.

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3 May 2018 The Fed Expects Above-Target Inflation Soon, but is Relaxed

By Ian Shepherdson

The Fed pretty clearly wanted to tell markets yesterday that inflation is likely to nudge above the target over the next few months, but that this will not prompt any sort of knee-jerk policy response beyond the continued "gradual" tightening.

Posted: 2nd May 2018 in 'U.S.'

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