Research: Three Least Likely FOMC Meetings to Hike Rates

Three Least Likely FOMC Meetings to Hike Rates

By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group

Highlights

  • FOMC least likely to hike rates in May, August and November
  • Tightening most likely to come in March, June and December
  • If equity correction deepens into March, Fed will likely wait until June
  • Core inflation above 2% by August could trigger a September hike
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