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We’re getting nine new FOMC voters. Will they shake up policy?

Our BlogVideos Jan 11, 2018
Edward Al-Hussainy, Senior Interest Rate and Currency Analyst

The influx of new Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voting members could bring a fundamental change in policy.

Nine new members will be rotated into the FOMC, including the chair and vice chair. This rapid change in membership is unprecedented, and it’s creating some uncertainty about the future direction of the Fed. In this video, Ed Al-Hussainy outlines the possible scenarios, concluding that the Fed will most likely continue its current approach to monetary policy.

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Edward Al-Hussainy

Edward Al-Hussainy

Senior Interest Rate and Currency Analyst