Fed presidents weigh in on December rate decision


A Federal Reserve rate hold may not be completely out of the question when policy-makers meet next week for the final scheduled decision of the year.

Since the last meeting, some Fed officials have made slightly more dovish remarks than they had previously. Many have also reaffirmed the increasing importance of data dependence in decision-making.

The Fed unanimously voted to maintain its target range for the federal funds rate at 2–2.25% in its last meeting, on November 7 and 8.


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