It's always something

Thredgold, Jeff
December 2007
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;12/31/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 27, p5
The author reflects on the rate cuts made by the U.S. Federal Reserve in efforts to enhance overall financial market liquidity. It says that the Fed was able to cut its key interest rate in part because inflation pressures had been within or very close to its presumed target range of 1-2%. The author claims that many inflation measures now exceed the Fed's target range which make it more difficult for the agency to justify further cuts. However, the author believes that inflation pressures would be lower in 2008.


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