• April 2015

    "A Comparison of Unconventional Monetary Policy in the U.S. and Europe"

    In The Regional Economist, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discusses monetary policy in the U.S. and the euro area in recent years and says that, in his view, the European Central Bank’s undertaking of a sovereign-debt quantitative easing program earlier this year was a major milestone in global monetary policy.

    President's Message

  • April 15, 2015

    "Some Considerations for U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization"

    St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed factors that are weighing on the decision to begin normalizing U.S. monetary policy and the recent removal of the word “patient” from the FOMC statement, during the 24th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference, in Washington, D.C. He said that now may be a good time to begin normalizing monetary policy so that it is set appropriately for an improving economy over the next two years.

    Presentation (pdf) | Press Release

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