James Bullard, President and CEO

Latest Remarks:

May 16, 2018. Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Interest Rates, Yield Curve, Inflation
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed reasons for caution in raising the Fed’s policy rate further in the near term. During his interview with Bloomberg, he also shared his views on the impact of U.S. monetary policy on emerging markets, the effects of rising oil prices on the U.S. economy, global inflation dynamics, and the Fed’s forward guidance and dot plot.
May 16, 2018. Welcoming Remarks. Given at the Homer Jones Memorial Lecture, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Remarks (pdf) | Event Videos.
May 14, 2018. Bullard Discusses Cryptocurrency, Oil Prices, Inflation on CNBC
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on cryptocurrency, higher oil prices, U.S. inflation and other topics during an interview on CNBC.
May 14, 2018. Presentation. "Non-Uniform Currencies and Exchange Rate Chaos," CoinDesk, Consensus 2018, New York, N.Y.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
May 11, 2018. Presentation. "U.S. Monetary Policy: A Case for Caution," Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Springfield Business Development Corp. Meeting, Springfield, Mo.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Photos of Visit to Springfield.
April 18, 2018. Video Interview. Bullard Discusses Monetary Policy, Yield Curve, Inflation on CNN.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on the Fed’s policy rate, the possibility of yield curve inversion, unemployment, inflation, trade and other topics. He spoke during an interview on CNN International’s Quest Express.
April 13, 2018. Essay. "Unconventional: A Policymaker’s Reflections on Crisis to Recovery," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Annual Report 2017.
April 13, 2018. Presentation. "Living Standards across U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas," The Calhoun Lecture Series, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Mo.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
Related: Transcript of Audience Q&A, posted on Wall Street Journal Pro.
Similar remarks were delivered in St. Louis at the de Tocqueville Society, May 17, 2018, and at the Civic Progress meeting, May 21, 2018.
April 4, 2018. Presentation. "The U.S. Economy Three Months into 2018," Arkansas Bankers Association and Arkansas State Bank Department’s Day with the Commissioner, Little Rock, Ark.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Photos of Visit to Little Rock.
"Allan Meltzer and the Search for a Nominal Anchor," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, Second Quarter 2018, Early Edition. Related speech.
"Comparing Living Standards across U.S. Metro Areas: Which Ones Fared Well?" Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Regional Economist, First Quarter 2018. For an expanded version with figures and a table, see St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog, March 1, 2018.
February 26, 2018. Presentation. "Bullard on R-Star: The Natural Real Rate of Interest," 34th Annual National Association for Business Economics (NABE) Economic Policy Conference, Washington, D.C.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Transcript (pdf).
Related article in Business Economics, (2018).

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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