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Fed 2018 Dots in Focus for Yellen Finale: Decision Day Guide

  • Yellen post-meeting press conference her last before departure
  • Fed rate projections may signal risk of inverted yield curve
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Peak Asset Management’s Niv Dagan discusses the U.S. economy and the timing of the next Fed rate hike.(Source: Bloomberg)
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As investors await 2018 direction from Federal Reserve chairman nominee Jerome Powell, they will get one last chance to hear Janet Yellen’s take on the U.S. economy.

If all goes as expected, she will use her final scheduled press conference before stepping down at the helm of the U.S. central bank to explain why officials raised rates a third time this year.