The Fed Considering July Rate Cut
20.06.2019, 07:48

The Fed Considering July Rate Cut

Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman, Jerome Powell announced in a press conference yesterday that interest rates will remain the same “but indicated that it could soon cut them as economic risks mounted and inflation remained stuck below target,” according to the New York Times.

Due to continuing trade tension and slowing global economic growth, a number of officials on the Fed’s policymaking committee expect to lower rates before the end of the year.

In his speech, Powell said that “since the beginning of the year we have judged that our current policy stance was broadly appropriate, and we should be patient in assessing the need for any changes. In light of increased uncertainties and muted inflation pressures, we now emphasise that the committee will closely monitor the implications of incoming information for the economic outlook and will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion with a strong labour market and inflation near its two percent objective.”

President Donald Trump has voiced his desire for rate cuts to the Fed on a number of occasions and, even though the Fed operates autonomously, some economic threats caused by the trade war has put the possibility of rate cuts on the table.

Disclaimer:

Analysis and opinions provided herein are intended solely for informational and educational purposes and don't represent a recommendation or investment advice by TeleTrade. Indiscriminate reliance on illustrative or informational materials may lead to losses.


© 2000-2020. All rights reserved.

This site is managed by Teletrade D.J. Limited 20599 IBC 2012 (First Floor, First St. Vincent Bank Ltd Building, James Street, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines).

The information on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute any investment advice.

AML Website Summary

Risk Disclosure

Making transactions on financial markets with marginal financial instruments opens up wide possibilities and allows investors who are willing to take risks to earn high profits, carrying a potentially high risk of losses at the same time. Therefore you should responsibly approach the issue of choosing the appropriate investment strategy, taking the available resources into account, before starting trading.

Privacy Policy

Use of the information: full or partial use of materials from this website must always be referenced to TeleTrade as the source of information. Use of the materials on the Internet must be accompanied by a hyperlink to teletrade.org. Automatic import of materials and information from this website is prohibited.

Please contact our PR department if you have any questions or need assistance at pr@teletrade.global.

Feedback
Live Chat E-mail
Up
Choose your language / location