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The U. S. economy: an optimistic outlook, but with some important risks: remarks at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Breakfast, Boston, Massachusetts, April 13, 2018


Abstract: Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said that his own economic forecast and the forecasts of his colleagues on the Fed's policy committee are \\"quite positive\\" ? citing fairly strong economic growth, job creation, falling unemployment, and inflation rising close to the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target. But Rosengren detailed both short-run and longer-run risks to that positive outlook.

Keywords: forecast risks; monetary buffers; monetary policy; trade policy; labor markets; exports and tariffs; fiscal policy; boom and bust;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: Speech

Publication Date: 2018-04-13

Number: 131

Pages: 11 pages