Resolutely focused on restoring price stabilityWe have a “sizzling” hot labour marketFed task is difficult but not insurmountableFed actions will cool demand and factors contributing to supply shortages will be resolvedFed needs to be data dependent, adjust policy actions as circumstances warrantIt sounds like the string of 50 bps rate hikes is still the right call for the time being at least. Williams also adds that he expects PCE core inflation to be around 4% this year before falling to 2.5% next year. That is likely an outlook shared by most Fed policymakers and how they are going about the outlook for the Fed funds rate at the moment at least.
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Fed’s Williams: Will move expeditiously to bring rates back to more normal levels
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