By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group
Did Fed Pause Rate Hikes in Time?
- The equities selloff in Q4 2018 led the Fed to change course on rate hikes
- Rising concerns over the trade war, slowing global growth also played a role
- Could more Fed rate hikes in 2019 have inverted the yield curve?
- Did the Fed pause its series of rate hikes in time to avoid economic shortfalls?