The Alan Blinder Economic Outlook

Following each meeting of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), Promontory Interfinancial Network co-founder, former vice-chair of the Fed, and Princeton economist Alan Blinder provides an analysis of the proceedings and implications for future policy and economic activity.

Alan Blinder Bio Photo (1)August 2018 Economic Outlook

As almost-universally expected, the Federal Open Market Committee did not change interest rates at its July 31-August 1 meeting. In fact, it hardly changed any words from its June 13 statement. (Why would it?) Read more.