Fed's Williams: I would hike to invert yield curve in the right situation

Author: Adam Button | Category: Central Banks

Comments from Williams to Bloomberg:

  • Asked if he could justify hiking rates if it mean inverting the yield curve, said it would depend on the situation
  • "I don't see [inverted yield curve] as a situation that we would be running into in the next year or so, but I think the answer to that depends on the context"
  • I definitely wouldn't ignore signals we're getting from the markets
  • Tepid wage growth "is a reason, a serious reason, that I'm not that worried about inflation, or wage inflation, or price inflation, being on the cusp of an outburst."

All the yield curve talk is getting tiresome. Here is the curve.


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