Ready to Raise Rates? Inflation, Unemployment Signal Yes

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Ready to Raise Rates? Inflation, Unemployment Signal Yes

By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist & Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group

Fed Warming Up to Multiple Rate Hikes in 2017

Video Highlights:

  • Yellen signals readiness to raise rates on March 15
  • Core inflation, unemployment in Fed’s target zone
  • February jobs report should support rate increase
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What Next for High-Flying Copper?

Video Highlights:

  • Expectations of U.S. fiscal stimulus spurs copper rally
  • US-China trade war could curb the gains in copper
  • Copper mining is highly profitable now, could boost supplies
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