Fed's Kohn on the outlook for inflation

In a speech on 'The Outlook for Inflation' given on 4 June, Donald Kohn of the Federal Reserve said that the inflation in the United States will remain modest despite a hike in energy prices.

Speaking to the National Economics Club in Washington, Kohn said he believes inflation pressures can be contained.

"The best indications are that some economic slack persists and that long-term inflation expectations are stable, which bolsters the inference that the economy has not entered a situation

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