Weekly Outlook: Words of The Fed

Another week. Another economic calendar full of speeches by Fed Presidents and officials.  The highlight, however, may come Wednesday when the minutes from the last FOMC meeting are released.

Economic Calendar

Monday

Columbus Day (U.S.)

Tuesday

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari Speech 10:00 AM ET 

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Rob Kaplan Speech 08:00 PM ET

Wednesday

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech 7:15 AM ET

FOMC Minutes 2:00 PM ET

Thursday

Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell Speech 10:30 AM ET

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech 9:15 PM ET

Friday

Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren Speech 8:30 AM ET

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech 10:25 AM ET

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan Speech 11:30 AM ET

Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell Speech 1:00 PM ET

 

Five Stories to Read:

Fintech is growing rapidly in China (TechCrunch)

Is oil due for a digital disruption? (Forbes)

How the bitcoin bubble could hit non-bitcoin investors (Wall Street Journal)

Why bitcoin and copper are in lockstep (Bloomberg)

Turkish lira fall a reminder of the risks for emerging economies. (Bloomberg)

 

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