Fed's Bullard speaking now - says inflation expectations are firming

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: Central Banks

James Bullard is president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, speaking with media

  • says he expects some moderation of global growth in 2018 following strong 2017
  • says "a lot of support" among policy makers for review of fed inflation framework while economy is not in crisis
  • says inflation expectations firming on the basis of strengthening oil prices
  • says agricultural firms in his district are councerned about impact of trade tensions on soy, other markets