James Bullard, President and CEO
Latest Remarks and Interviews:
October 8, 2018
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said the U.S. economy is growing quite rapidly right now, but he expects that growth to slow beginning next year as the effects of the fiscal stimulus wear off. Regarding U.S. monetary policy, he noted in an interview with Bloomberg TV that he thinks the policy rate is close to neutral today.
October 3, 2018
. Given at the Sixth Annual Community Banking in the 21st Century
Research and Policy Conference, Federal Reserve System, Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and Federal Deposit
Insurance Corp. (FDIC), St. Louis, Mo.
August 24, 2018
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Monetary Policy, the Yield Curve
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said he thinks the Fed’s policy rate is at or very close to neutral right now and there’s no need to risk inverting the yield curve with higher rates. “There is no reason to challenge the yield curve at this time,” he said in an interview with Bloomberg TV.
August 24, 2018
Bullard Speaks with CNBC about the Yield Curve, Low Unemployment
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard reiterated his view on the stance of monetary policy, saying there’s no reason to risk inverting the yield curve by raising rates. During an interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box, he also commented on the strength of the U.S. economy, sluggish inflation and low unemployment.
More from President Bullard:
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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