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James Bullard, President and CEO

Latest Remarks and Interviews:

April 19, 2019. "James Bullard Discusses Nominal GDP Targeting," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Timely Topics podcast.
April 17, 2019. President Bullard Discusses U.S. Economy on Yahoo Finance
In an interview with Yahoo Finance, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views about the U.S. economy, monetary policy, the Fed’s balance sheet and the yield curve, among other topics.
April 17, 2019. Presentation. "Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses," 28th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.
Presentation (pdf).
April 15, 2019. President's Message. "Gateway to the World’s Economic Data," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Annual Report 2018.
April 11, 2019. Presentation. "A Successful Normalization, With Challenges Ahead," Community Development Foundation of Tupelo, Tupelo, Miss.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Photos | Video.
April 5, 2019. Article. "The St. Louis Fed’s Focus on Women in Economics," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, First Quarter 2019.
Related article in the St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog, April 8, 2019.
March 28, 2019. Presentation. "Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses," Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.
Presentation (pdf) | Transcript (pdf).
March 28, 2019. Article. "Can Monetary Policy Benefit Everyone in Society?" St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog.
Related working paper (with Riccardo DiCecio), "Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses," March 2019.
March 22, 2019. Interview With St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, Wall Street Journal.
February 22, 2019. Presentation. "When Quantitative Tightening Is Not Quantitative Tightening," 2019 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, The Future of the Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet, New York, N.Y.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
Related article in the St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog, March 7, 2019.
February 22, 2019. President Bullard Discusses the Yield Curve and Inflation on Fox Business
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed the yield curve, inflation and monetary policy in an interview with Fox Business Network.
February 21, 2019. President Bullard Discusses Inflation, Monetary Policy on CNBC
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on inflation, interest rates and the Fed’s balance sheet, among other things, with CNBC’s Squawk Box.
February 7, 2019. Presentation. "Three Themes for Monetary Policy in 2019," The 57th Winter Institute, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minn.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
February 1, 2019. Video. "Bullard Speaks about U.S. Monetary Policy with CNBC's Squawk Box."
During an interview on CNBC's Squawk Box, Bullard shared his views on the latest jobs report, the U.S. economic outlook, the size of the Fed's balance sheet, the global macroeconomic situation and inflation.

James Bullard is the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In this role, he oversees the activities of the Eighth Federal Reserve District. He also participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, or FOMC, which sets the direction of U.S. monetary policy.
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