1. Fed's Williams says U.S. economy is in a good place, but picture is complex  Investing.com
  2. Fed's Barkin on Risks, Business Confidence, Rate Cuts, Inflation  Bloomberg Markets and Finance
  3. Fed's Barkin sees little case for cutting interest rates  Reuters
  4. Fed's Barkin: Focused on economic data, not the markets  FXStreet
  5. The Fed's role in setting interest rates  Newsy
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Richmond Federal Reserve President Thomas Barkin on Thursday delivered a strong dose of skepticism over cutting U.S. interest rates, saying a small rate cut is unlikely to budge business pricing decisions and a large one risks unleashing unwanted inflation.Richmond Federal Reserve President Thomas Barkin on Thursday delivered a strong ...

Fed's Barkin sees little case for cutting interest rates - Reuters

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Additional comments from Richmond Fed President Barkin cross the wires as he continues to speak in an interview with Bloomberg. Below are some key quoAdditional comments from Richmond Fed President Barkin cross the wires as he continues to speak in an interview with Bloomberg. Below are some key quo

Fed's Barkin: Focused on economic data, not the markets

The federal funds rate refers to the interest rate that banks charge other banks for lending them money from their reserve balances on an overnight basis.The federal funds rate refers to the interest rate that banks charge other banks for lending them money from their reserve balances on an overnight basis.

Federal Funds Rate Definition

“Trump, AOC, And Jerome Powell All Agree — The Fed Got Employment Wrong https://t.co/sxUtTlkUqJ via @TPM”

Josh Marshall on Twitter: "Trump, AOC, And Jerome Powell All Agree — The Fed Got Employment Wrong https://t.co/sxUtTlkUqJ via @TPM"

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Stephen Koukoulas on Twitter: "As the AUD looks to go back above 70 cent, the Fed is poised to ease, here what FX sage @seandcallow has to say https://t.co/cRVyT5MaSx"

““This is the first time in my lifetime the Fed is actually trying to create inflation.” https://t.co/meq6KcIsJG My concern: as companies & nations sell more debt in the face of low-rate policies, the more structurally difficult it'll be for the Fed to get the inflation it wants.”

Lisa Abramowicz on Twitter: "“This is the first time in my lifetime the Fed is actually trying to create inflation.” https://t.co/meq6KcIsJG My concern: as companies & nations sell more debt in the face of low-rate policies, the more structurally difficult it'll be for the Fed to get the inflation it wants."

It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world -- or so one might believe looking at the U.S. economic picture. Stocks are hitting record highs and layoffs and unemployment...It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world -- or so one might believe looking at the U.S. economic picture. Stocks are hitting record highs and layoffs and unemployment...

An economy gone ‘mad?’ The Fed is going to cut interest rates despite record stock prices, low unemployment - MarketWatch

The president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank told a University at Albany audience Thursday that the U.S. economy remains strong. "Right now, I don't see the risks of a recession in the U.S. as elevated," said John C. Williams, president and CEO of the New York Fed. But he also suggested a slowing world economy could strengthen the case for an interest rate cut. "We want to sustain this expansion," he said. "I feel the economy's in a good place."

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