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Fed Readying to Reduce $4.2T Portfolio

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The fed minutes of the U.S. central bank’s last policy meeting were released today and it would seem that there is increased concern that inflation is weaker than desired and may delay further interest rate hikes in the near term. The Fed further led us to believe that they are readying to begin reducing the $4.2 trillion bond portfolio.

Fed policymakers grow more worried about weak inflation

Federal Reserve policymakers appeared increasingly wary about recent weak inflation and some called for halting interest rate hikes until it was clear the trend was transitory, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank’s last policy meeting. The readout of the July 25-26 meeting, released..

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