Those are the questions for the panel and Powelll's comments are directed at the third question here.

US equity futures ticked higher on the text release as there was some relief that he didn't deliver anything hawkish, however in about 15 minutes a Q&A will begin and Powell will likely be quizzed then on the current outlook. He's usually candid so there's still a good chance that he touched on monetary policy.

Jan 10 Fed chair