Fedspeak is heavy next week, with 12 Committee members scheduled
Fedspeak is heavy next week, with 12 Committee members scheduled so far. This will give the markets a notion of current thinking in the wake of the FOMC yesterday although analysts doubt there will be much new. Indeed, the dot plot already showed most expecting another rate hike by year's end. SF Fed's Williams, KC's George, and Dallas Fed's Kaplan all speak on Friday, with Williams at an SNB event, while the latter two are at an oil event in Dallas. Monday brings NY's Dudley, Chicago's Evans, and Minneapolis' Kashkari. Evans' topic is monetary policy. Tuesday has Fed Chair Yellen's keynote speech at the NABE conference. Cleveland Fed's Mester also moderates a session at NABE. Atlanta Fed's Bostic speaks at the Atlanta Press Club. St Louis Fed's Bullard discusses monetary policy and the economy Wednesday, while Philly Fed's Rosengren also speaks on policy. Thursday brngs KC's George on monetary policy and the economy. Fed VC Fischer will be at a conference in London, but he is retiring next month. Note that this year's FOMC voters include Dudley, Evans, Kaplan, and Kashkari, while 2018 voters include Dudley, Bostic, Mester, and Williams.