Name: James Bullard

Summary: Fed's Bullard Signals Imminent Rate Hike: "St. Louis Fed President James Bullard on Friday signaled that a rate hike is coming “soon,” but offered no specifics. Instead, he pointed to the Fed’s statement from its October meeting. “In October, the [policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee] removed the key sentence citing global factors and suggested that the zero interest rate policy could be ended soon, depending on incoming data,” Bullard said in prepared remarks during a speech in Arkansas."

Lean: Hawkish

Substantially Similar to Prior Statements: Yes

Statement Date: November 20, 2015

Publication Date: November 20, 2015

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