Treasury report advocates slashing GSE jumbo loan ceiling The Treasury report also said lowering conforming loan limits on jumbo mortgages and requiring a 10% down-payment for GSE loans will eventually ease the mortgage market back to the private sector.
By dropping the reference that it could be patient in beginning to normalize the stance of monetary policy, the Fed has given itself more flexibility. Monetary policy decisions are now totally data-dependent. As a rate hike in April is explicitly described as unlikely, lift-off could in principle come at the meeting after next in June.
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· The Fed could drop the word "patient" in its policy meeting concluding june 19, setting the scene for future rate cuts amid uncertainty over trade and weaker economic data.
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"Just because we removed the word patient from the statement doesn’t mean we are going to be impatient," Dr Yellen told reporters in Washington. Dr Yellen said the Federal open market committee (FOMC) would consider a rate rise "when it has seen further improvement in the labour market and is reasonably confident that inflation will move back.
Markets sometimes hang on every word from the Federal Reserve. In recent weeks, they had been hanging on a single word: "patient." This term had been used to describe the prospective approach to policy tightening in recent statements; analysts speculated that removing the term would be a strong signal that rates would be heading up soon.
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· The Federal Open Market Committee said two days ago it would be “patient” in its plans to raise rates, which Chair Janet Yellen said in December meant no tightening “for at least the next.
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Fed Drops Patient Stance, Opening Door to June Rate Increase By: Jeff Kearns, Bloomberg, March 18, 2015 "The Federal Reserve opened the door to an interest-rate increase as soon as June, while also indicating it will go slow once it gets started.
FOMC Preview: to be or not to be ‘patient’. or if they can wait to gather more data before dropping the rate-cut bomb.. Retail sales are projected to rise 0.2% in August following July’s 0.