The Federal Reserve decided on 2% average inflation

By: Miguel A. Rodriguez

09:45, 14 September 2020

The Federal Reserve adopted new strategies to overcome the pandemic’s effects

The long-awaited speech of the US #Federal #Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell finally brought some clarity regarding the future of the USA's economic state.

The new measures announced by Jerome Powell are focusing on bringing inflation back to a healthy level,” letting it run above 2% for some period of time.” Moreover, in the future, the focus will be on creating a robust job market that can be supported “without causing an outbreak in inflation.” But, despite the touted robust labor market, unemployment might stay elevated for a while.

From the experts' point of view, the support for the labor market is sudden because generations ago, a strong labor market meant high inflation, and also an increase in interest rates was in sight. 

Powell’s economic outlook is optimistic, expecting the recovery that started in May and June to continue throughout the year “with stops and starts.” 

After the meeting, in after-hours trading, USA30 added 260 points. 

Read more about the pandemic’s effects over the American economy here!


Share this article

The information presented herein is prepared by and does not intend to constitute Investment Advice. The information herein is provided as a general marketing communication for information purposes only and as such it has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements designed to promote the independence of investment research, and it is not subject to any prohibition on dealing ahead of the dissemination of investment research.                                                                                                                            Users/readers should not rely solely on the information presented herewith and should do their own research/analysis by also reading the actual underlying research. The content herewith is generic and does not take into consideration individual personal circumstances, investment experience, or current financial situation.Therefore, Key Way Investments Ltd shall not accept any responsibility for any losses of traders due to the use and the content of the information presented herein. Past performance and forecasts are not reliable indicators of future results.