Next Stop on the Jay Powell Apology Tour
A report published last Friday, Jan. 25, by The Wall Street Journal’s Fed watcher Nick Timiraos announced, pretty much as fact, that this Wednesday’s (1/30/19) meeting will see the FOMC “deciding they will maintain a larger portfolio of Treasury securities than they’d expected when they began shrinking those holdings two years ago.” We think this story was a deliberate move in Chair Jerome Powell’s efforts to rehabilitate himself and save his chairmancy after his humiliating performance at the December FOMC meeting.
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