Keyword: Bostic

  • Fed's Bostic says interest rates are almost 'neutral'
    Fed's Bostic says interest rates are almost 'neutral'
    12/6

    President of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Raphael Bostic said on Thursday that he believes the interest rates are "within shouting distance of neutral," media reported. During his speech at the University of Georgia, the officia...

  • Fed's Bostic urges caution as rates are near neutral
    Fed's Bostic urges caution as rates are near neutral
    11/15

    Raphael Bostic, currently a voting member on the policymaking panel of the central bank of the United States, acknowledged the risks associated with Britain's departure from the European Union, stressing there are "significant i...

  • Bostic: Fed should stick to gradual of rate hikes
    Bostic: Fed should stick to gradual of rate hikes
    10/23

    The Federal Reserve should stick to its current schedule of gradual interest rate hikes, President of the Atlanta Fed Raphael Bostic said on Tuesday. "Unless the data talk me out of it, I view a continued, gradual removal of policy ...

  • Fed's Bostic: Khashoggi case possible risk to outlook
    Fed's Bostic: Khashoggi case possible risk to outlook
    10/19

    Head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael Bostic said on Friday that the tensions over the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi could "pose a possible risk" to the economic outlook, together with the ...

  • Fed's Bostic: Fed ought to be more neutral
    Fed's Bostic: Fed ought to be more neutral
    10/5

    President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Raphael Bostic, said on Friday that the central bank should be taking a more neutral stance and allow the economy to "stand on its own."

    He a...

  • Fed's Bostic: Rates to increase over 'handful' of quarters
    Fed's Bostic: Rates to increase over 'handful' of quarters
    9/13

    President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael Bostic said on Thursday nominal interest rates should gradually be increased "over the next handful of quarters" as the monetary policy moves towards a neutral stance. He...

  • Fed's Bostic: Businesses pausing investment over trade uncertainty
    Fed's Bostic: Businesses pausing investment over trade uncertainty
    9/10

    President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael Bostic said on Monday that ongoing trade uncertainty caused businesses to pause their investments.

    Bostic added that United States' trade disputes are causing uncertain...

  • Bostic: US businesses cautious due to trade tensions
    Bostic: US businesses cautious due to trade tensions
    8/20

    Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Head Raphael Bostic stated on Monday that the United States businesses are becoming "increasingly cautious" amid the trade tensions, mostly between Washington and China. The central banker called...

  • Fed's Bostic flags trade war's potential impact
    Fed's Bostic flags trade war's potential impact
    7/13

    A voting policymaker from the Federal Open Market Committee said on Friday at a town hall event in Northern Virginia that the effects of import tariffs in the United States should be monitored very closely. On the flipside, according to ...

  • Fed's Bostic warns against overheating economy
    Fed's Bostic warns against overheating economy
    6/28

    Raphael Bostic, this year's voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee of the central bank of the United States, said policymakers have been fairly successful in helping the economic expansion to continue for the past nine ye...

  • Fed's Bostic doesn't shift from three hikes for 2018
    Fed's Bostic doesn't shift from three hikes for 2018
    6/26

    The audience at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Alabama was told on Tuesday by Raphael Bostic, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, that the ongoing tensions between the United States and its major economic partners may ...

  • Fed's Bostic: Expansion to be kept sustainable
    Fed's Bostic: Expansion to be kept sustainable
    6/18

    Without revealing his current forecast for the path of interest rates, Raphael Bostic said on Monday that the United States Federal Reserve should pursue a policy toward a "more neutral stance," meaning to shift from stimulus t...

  • Fed's Bostic: Inflation may temporarily run above 2%
    Fed's Bostic: Inflation may temporarily run above 2%
    5/21

    Raphael Bostic, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, estimated on Monday that rate-setters are in a situation where unemployment is near or at the lowest sustainable level and that inflation is on track to reach target 2%. Turnin...

  • Fed's Bostic talks down market volatility burst
    Fed's Bostic talks down market volatility burst
    3/28

    Raphael Bostic, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, reiterated on Wednesday his view inflation is strengthening and added that policymakers should bring interest rates gradually higher to a neutral level. Furthermore, he cl...

  • Fed's Bostic: Upside risks rise for inflation, GDP
    Fed's Bostic: Upside risks rise for inflation, GDP
    3/27

    Raphael Bostic, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, told the Wall Street Journal there is a possibility the government's tax stimulus would expand the economic capacity and not push prices up, but that a rise in public ...

  • Fed's Bostic: Labor market is 'not yet overheated'
    Fed's Bostic: Labor market is 'not yet overheated'
    3/23

    Raphael Bostic, head of the United States Federal Reserve's subsidiary in Atlanta, estimated on Friday that economic activity is near its potential and that inflation is approaching the goal. Furthermore, he claimed in a speech in Te...

  • Fed officials warn of tariffs danger, stock bubbles
    Fed officials warn of tariffs danger, stock bubbles
    3/7

    Raphael Bostic, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, claimed on Wednesday that import tariffs on aluminum and steel would only be beneficial for the few segments of the economy that they were aimed at, while being unhelpful on a ...

  • Fed’s Bostic expects gradual rate increase
    Fed’s Bostic expects gradual rate increase
    11/14/2017

    Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Tuesday in Alabama that he expects interest rates in the United States to be increased gradually over the next couple of years. However, the pace of increases will depend on economic data, the...

  • Fed's Bostic 'comfortable' with December rate hike
    Fed's Bostic 'comfortable' with December rate hike
    9/26/2017

    President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael Bostic said on Tuesday he is "comfortable" with raising interest rates in December, but stressed he would want "clear evidence" prices are firming before commit...