Economist Perspective: Fed Pauses, Markets Rally

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Did the Fed pause rate hikes in time?

After nine rate hikes the Fed has shelved it’s plans for a string of rate increases in 2019. Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist says the equities selloff late last year likely influenced the Fed to change course on rate hikes. But did the central bank’s decision come in time to avoid economic shortfalls?

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