Massive turnaround in stocks and risk assets on the headline.

Bullard spoke in an interview on Bloomberg TV.

  • US fundamentals remain strong
  • Bond purchases should be data dependent
  • Market turmoil linked to Europe outlook
  • Fed may want to pause taper of QE given drop in inflation expectations

“Inflation expectations are declining in the U.S.,” he said. “That’s an important consideration for a central bank. And for that reason I think that a logical policy response at this juncture may be to delay the end of the QE.”

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