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Fed's Williams: Something like two rate hike in 2019 make sense in context of strong economy

Additional comments from New York Fed President Williams' interview with CNBC continue to cross the wires.

Key quotes

  • Expects inflation to be around 2pct next year.
  • Expects economic growth to slow a bit next year.
  • Something like two rate hike in 2019 make sense in context of strong economy.
  • But Fed to adjust its views based on data, outlook.
  • Interests rates are primary policy tool, could reconsider balance sheet plan if there is material deterioration in economic outlook.
  • No decision yet to change balance sheet normalization plan; but will have eyes ‘wide open’ in new year.

Source: Reuters.

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