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St. Louis Fed President James Bullard
November 21, 2013
"The Notorious Summer of 2008"
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard offered some perspectives on the macroeconomic situation in 2008 during an event in Rogers, Ark. Bullard noted that the features he discussed—e.g., the start date of the financial crisis, lower interest rates, the oil price shock, real-time data and large financial firms—have to be addressed in any comprehensive accounting of what happened.
November 1, 2013
“The Tapering Debate: Data and Tools”
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed current monetary policy tools and the data dependency of tapering at the Financial Forum hosted by the St. Louis Regional Chamber. Bullard said that data dependence encompasses both cumulative progress in labor markets since the FOMC’s asset purchase program began and a judgment concerning the sustainability of that progress.
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