Latest Updates: Related to Inflation

Quiet Before Next Week’s FOMC Meeting


With the May FOMC announcement just a week away, Fed officials are in the midst of their 10-day quiet period. Before it began, market participants were listening for policy clues. There was no shortage of Fed talk last week, although the overall theme was an unsatisfying wait-and-see.

Last Thursday, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said the FOMC has more work to do in order to drive inflation back to its 2% target. Harker, a current voting member, expects tightening will conclude sometime this year, followed by a pause allowing policy to do its work.

Read the full article

Read more Economic Commentary

Learn More From HilltopSecurities

Improving Labor Numbers and Optimistic Purchasing Managers will Pressure Fed

The Coiled Spring of Pent-Up Demand

Thank you for visiting the HilltopSecurities website.
For best viewing experience, we recommend using Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge.