All Eyes on the Federal Reserve

The below video from the Wall Street Journal serves as a great primer on the upcoming Federal Reserve meeting, dissecting the many layers driving the Fed’s ultimate decision. Under “unprecedented political pressure” and under the close eye of the stock market, the Fed is expected to cut rates by at least 25 basis points. While the U.S. economy remains strong, the Fed must consider persistent low inflation (below its 2% target), ongoing trade disputes and overseas economies that are slowing far more rapidly than the U.S.

 

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