Fed's Bostic: Uncertainty over trade has businesses delaying investment

Author: Adam Button | Category: Central Banks

Comments from Bostic

  • The last round of tariffs has the potential to directly hit consumers
  • Businesses not seeing material weakness in customer base on disruption in supply chains
  • Fed's policies have been effective in helping to prolong the expansion, doesn't see a recession in the near-term
Bostic is right that some of the slow investment is due to trade uncertainty, but here's a the real reason investment is slow.


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