Clash over Fed policy escalates, Assessing Brazil’s economic climate
Commentary: Clash over Fed policy escalates
By Darrell Delamaide in Washington
The reversal of monetary policy by Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell and his troops to be super-accommodative has done little to quell the pressure on US policy-makers. In fact, it seems to have escalated the war on Fed policy; investors and President Donald Trump are pushing for a rate cut when the Federal Open Market Committee has only recently abandoned its path of gradual rate rises. Fed policy-makers must accept the consequences of their transparency. With critics like Stephen Moore poised to join the board, that will not get any easier.
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Meeting: Assessing Brazil’s economic climate
Monday 8 April, New York, 15:00 EDT
Brazil has seen a marked change of political leadership, with major consequences for the country and Latin America. This discussion will cover the economic climate in Brazil, projected growth in the country and expected fiscal and monetary reforms.
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