Fed Interest Rates
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 196 , Segment 1
Episode: Fed Interest Rates, Mexican Migration, Dying, Consumer Rage
- Dec 14, 2015 10:00 pm
- 20:45 mins
Guest: Christian vom Lehn, PhD, Professor of Economics at BYU This is the month when the Federal Reserve is likely to finally raise the benchmark interest rate from the rock bottom level it’s been at since 2008. Of course, analysts have said a rate increase would definitely happen before, but this time, US employment and new job growth are robust enough that it would be hard for the Fed’s Open Committee not to follow through when it meets tomorrow and Wednesday.