Weekly Outlook: Fed Speeches and GDP

Janet Yellen will make her first public remarks since the Federal Reserve announced its decision to keep rates steady, and roll back its asset purchases. In all, 10 different Fed officials will give speeches this week. There’s also the latest release of U.S. 2nd quarter GDP, which is expected to solidify at 3.1%.

Economic Calendar

Monday

New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley Speech 8:30 AM ET

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech 12:40 PM ET

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari Speech 6:30 PM ET

Tuesday

Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester Speech 9:30 AM ET

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Speech 11:50 AM ET

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech 12:30 PM ET

Wednesday

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari Speech 9:15 AM ET

St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard Speech 1:30 PM ET

Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren Speech 7:00 PM ET

Thursday

Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George Speech 9:45 AM ET

GDP 08:30 AM ET

Friday

US: Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker Speech
11:00 AM ET

5 Stories to Read

Germany re-elects Merkel, but she loses support (Financial Times – paywall)

Why the German results may hurt Eurozone reforms (Politico)

Does gold have room to grow? (CNBC)

Cash is still king, despite growing digital payments industry (Newsweek)

Travel growth in China outpaces rest of the world (Bloomberg)

 

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