Yellen: A rate increase in 2015 is possible

This approach predicts that energy prices should decline at annual rates of about 6 percent in 2015:Q3 and 18 percent in 2015:Q4, while core import prices should fall about 2-1/2 percent at an annual rate in both quarters. 38 food prices are assumed to remain flat at their 2015:Q2 level; this assumption ensures that the combined contribution of food and energy prices to inflation in 2015 is consistent with the median difference between FOMC participants’ projections for total and core.

While Ms Yellen said during a press conference after that decision that the bulk of Fed policymakers still expect a rate raise to happen in 2015, some investors concluded that the Fed would leave.

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Janet Yellen told a House committee that the economy was "performing well" and that a rate increase "may be appropriate." The Federal Reserve could raise its benchmark interest rate in December, as long as economic growth continues, senior Fed officials said this week, hammering that message in repeated public remarks.

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Yellen’s congressional testimony was a strong signal that the central bank is ready to boost its policy rate for a third time this year when it meets on Dec. 12-13.

For now, the federal funds rate – and for the most part, mortgage rates – remain unchanged after last week’s FOMC meeting. A federal funds target rate increase could be decided at one of the group’s two remaining 2015 meetings, in October or December, or the Fed could decide to wait longer. Only time, and the economy, can tell.

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The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy. The pace of increases in labor compensation provides another possible indicator, albeit an imperfect one, of the degree of labor market slack. Until recently labor compensation had grown only modestly, at average annual rates of around 2 to 2-1/2 percent.

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen wants you to know that a rate increase is possible at the policy-setting committee’s Oct. 27-28 gathering. Don’t hold your breath. "Every meeting is a live meeting.