Jerome Powell Speech: Monetary policy will be providing a smaller boost to the economy in 2019

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Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, is delivering his remarks on the monetary policy outlook, with key quotes found below.

  • Fiscal stimulus near the start of 2018 larger, more front-end loaded than most anticipated.
  • Global growth has moderated somewhat in 2018.
  • Monetary policy will be providing a smaller boost to the economy in 2019.
  • Will adjust the policy to keep expansion on track.

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About Jerome Powell (via Federalreserve.gov)

Jerome H. Powell took office as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on February 5, 2018, for a four-year term. Mr. Powell also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System’s principal monetary policymaking body. Mr. Powell has served as a member of the Board of Governors since taking office on May 25, 2012, to fill an unexpired term. He was reappointed to the Board and sworn in on June 16, 2014, for a term ending January 31, 2028.

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