Daily Archives: August 12, 2011

Claire Jones

FOMC speak
Three Federal Open Market Committee members give their take on the US economic outlook following Tuesday’s pledge to keep rates at record lows for almost another two years.

William Dudley, the New York Fed president and the only voting member of the three, offers his thoughts on Thursday. He follows the Atlanta Fed’s Dennis Lockhart, who is set to talk on the US economy on Monday at 17.00 GMT. This post, from the Atlanta Fed’s research director Dave Altig and economist Mike Bryan, signals that Mr Lockhart is likely to be in the wait-and-see camp on QE3. The Cleveland Fed’s Sandra Pianalto covers the evolving financial services industry along with the economic outlook when she speaks on Friday at 17.45 GMT. Read more