Three Fed rate hikes seen in 2018 – Bloomberg Survey
According to the results of Bloomberg survey, a majority of the economists see the Fed raising the interest rates three times next year.
Three rate hikes seen in 2018: March, September, December.
Fed's growth forecast likely to be revised to 2.3% from 2.1% than in September's meeting projections.
The revision in forecast comes from the new tax plan and faster global growth.
63% of respondents say risks to monetary policy is to the upside.
90% of respondents expect future path of interest rates over the next 2 years to be "about the same" under Powell, as compared to Yellen.
45% said an external economic/financial shock would present the greatest risk to markets in 2018.
39 of 41 respondents expect 2018 inflation to run around 1.9% based on the core PCE inflation reading, while expecting the GDP growth to come in around 2.3% next year.