How much influence does the market have on the Fed’s rate decision?

Kimberly Adams Jul 11, 2019
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The New York Stock Exchange as seen in December 2018 in Downtown Manhattan. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

How much influence does the market have on the Fed’s rate decision?

Kimberly Adams Jul 11, 2019
The New York Stock Exchange as seen in December 2018 in Downtown Manhattan. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
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It seems all but certain that a rate cut is coming soon — maybe even by the end of this month. In a way, the “underlying fundamentals” of the U.S. economy don’t necessarily dictate a rate-cut decision right now. But the market seems to have already factored a rate cut in.

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