Latest Lacy Hunt Quarterly from Hoisington, FOMC integrity


Sep 18, 2022
"The FOMC greatly damaged their credibility when they allowed inflation to race far above their target. Sadly, the deteriorating economic prospects are a direct consequence of the Fed’s failure to execute their fiduciary responsibility to the American public. Almost universally, the other members of the FOMC have supported the Fed chair's position that low inflation is of paramount importance to deliver a rising standard of living for all. If the Fed were to abandon its commitment to the inflation target, the FOMC would suffer a major double blow to its integrity, which would be increasingly more difficult to restore as Volcker so cogently argued."

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