Only days after a rare emergency rate cut, the Fed is expected at its regularly scheduled meeting next Wednesday to slash its target rate another 75 to 100 basis points to near zero, according to “It’s important to the market that the Fed cuts rates next week because it is so widely expected – e.g. over 90% probability of a rate cut is implied by the Fed-funds futures at this point While the median Fed official expects rates to stay at the current level through the end of the year, seven of 17 expect another rate cut. Not a single official expected three rate cuts in 2019 The Federal Reserve is widely expected to cut the fed funds rate either by 50bps or 75bps during its next meeting ending on March 18th, in an attempt to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus. On February 28th, Fed Chair Powell issued an unexpected statement saying the fundamentals of the US economy remain strong although the coronavirus
28 Feb 2020 What can the Fed do next to stimulate the economy? That helped sent market expectations for interest rate cuts through the roof. The CME's 6 days ago The Fed is widely expected to make another aggressive rate cut to to focus on ahead of the next interest rate announcement on March 18.
28 Feb 2020 The Federal Reserve signaled that it was willing to cut rates if the wrote on Friday that they now expected a 50-basis point cut next month. 4 Feb 2020 The market expects the Fed to take action as the coronavirus show a 36% chance of a rate cut as soon as the Fed's next meeting in March, 28 Feb 2020 Details: Markets see significant likelihood the Fed cuts rates three times this year, and sees one rate cut each by the European Central Bank