TITLE

FOMC March Minutes: Growth Not Enough

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Emily
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31879, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that members of the Federal Open Market Committee decided to maintain the federal funds interest rate in the United States. Absence of significant changes in the economic conditions of the country; Possible emergence of inflationary pressures; Fiscal policy.
ACCESSION #
13048396

 

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