Blackout Periods

Federal Reserve policy limits the extent to which FOMC participants and staff can speak publicly or grant interviews during Federal Reserve blackout periods, which begin the Tuesday of the week preceding a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and end the Thursday following a meeting.

Blackout dates for 2016 and 2017 are as follows:

2016:
Jan. 19-28
March 8-17
April 19-28
June 7-16
July 19-28
Sept. 13-22
Oct. 25-Nov. 3
Dec. 6-15

2017:
Jan. 24-Feb. 2
March 7-16
April 25-May 4
June 6-15
July 18-27
Sept. 12-21
Oct. 24-Nov. 2
Dec. 5-14

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