Fed's Evans: Economy in Q1 is looking stronger than it did in Dec

Author: Adam Button | Category: Central Banks

Comments from Evans on CNBC

  • Inflation is a bit lower than I would like it to be
  • I'm looking for 1.75%-2.00% growth this year
  • The economy is doing fine
  • The unemployment rate is likely to go sideways or down a little bit
  • What is concerning me is that inflation isn't hitting 2%
  • I had supported more hikes because I expected inflation to be higher
  • I'm quite comfortable with everything we did on rates
  • We can continue to probe wage growth
  • Until cost pressures lead to inflation, I'm happy to wait and see

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