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James Bullard, President and CEO

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August 15, 2018. Bullard Discusses Monetary Policy, Financial Regulation with Central Banking Journal
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on several aspects related to the economy and U.S. monetary policy in an Aug. 6 interview with Central Banking Journal in London.
August 9, 2018. Presentation. "Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses," University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Presentation (pdf).
August 6, 2018. President Bullard Speaks with CNBC about the U.S. Labor Market, Trade and the Yield Curve
In London, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on the U.S. labor market, the yield curve, trade and the impact of higher oil prices on the U.S. economy. He spoke during an interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box Europe.
July 20, 2018. Presentation. "Assessing the Risk of Yield Curve Inversion: An Update," Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Breakfast, Glasgow, Ky.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release | Video | Audience Q&A (audio) | Photos | Transcript of Media Q&A (pdf).
July 15, 2018. Presentation. "Non-Uniform Currencies and Exchange Rate Chaos," Alternative Money University, Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.
Presentation (pdf).
Similar remarks were delivered at CoinDesk, Consensus 2018, New York, N.Y., May 14, 2018.
June 28, 2018. Online/Print. Interview With St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, Wall Street Journal.
June 28, 2018. Moderated Conversation, Ascension Investment Management’s Annual Conference.
June 20, 2018. Article. "Reflections on Crisis to Recovery" Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis The Regional Economist, Second Quarter 2018. This article also appeared in the St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog, June 21, 2018.
June 19, 2018. Presentation. "The Case of the Disappearing Phillips Curve," 2018 ECB Forum on Central Banking Macroeconomics of Price- and Wage-Setting, Sintra, Portugal.
Presentation (pdf) | Video.
June 14, 2018. Presentation. "Optimal Monetary Policy for the Masses," Barcelona GSE, Summer Forum, Workshop on Monetary Policy and Central Banking, Barcelona, Spain.
Presentation (pdf).
June 4, 2018. Presentation. "Non-Uniform Currencies and Exchange Rate Chaos," The Canon Institute for Global Studies, Conference on Macroeconomic Theory and Policy 2018, Tokyo, Japan.
Presentation (pdf).
Similar remarks were delivered at CoinDesk, Consensus 2018, New York, N.Y., May 14, 2018.
June 1, 2018. Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia about Trade and Inflation Expectations
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed reasons for caution in raising the fed funds rate target further in the near term. During his interview with Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia, he shared his views on rising trade tensions, low inflation expectations and the possibility of yield curve inversion.
May 31, 2018. Panel Discussion. 2018 BOJ-IMES Conference, Central Banking in a Changing World, Tokyo, Japan.
Round 1: The Case of the Disappearing Phillips Curve (pdf)
Round 2: Exchange Rate Volatility and Cryptocurrencies (pdf).
May 29, 2018. Presentation. "A Cautionary Note on U.S. Monetary Policy Normalization," Japan Center for International Finance, Global Finance Seminar, Tokyo, Japan.
Presentation (pdf) | Press Release.
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.

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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