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2014

President Bullard Speaks with Fox News about Economic Outlook, Inflation, Fed's Balance Sheet, June 29, 2014
June 29, 2014
President Bullard Speaks with Fox News about Economic Outlook, Inflation, Fed's Balance Sheet | Related news articles
While first-quarter GDP was weak, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that he expects positive growth for the rest of the year and a lower unemployment rate by the end of the year. He discussed this and other topics during an interview on "Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo" on Fox News.
President Bullard Speaks with Fox Business, June 26, 2014
June 26, 2014
President Bullard Speaks with Fox Business | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed his outlook for the U.S. economy, noting that despite the decline in first-quarter GDP, he is expecting positive growth over the next four quarters. He also shared his views on inflation, the FOMC's macroeconomic goals, state-contingent monetary policy and bubbles during an interview on "Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo" on Fox Business.
Bullard Discusses Interest Rate Policy, Inflation, Financial Stability with Reuters, March 27, 2014
March 27, 2014
Bullard Discusses Interest Rate Policy, Inflation, Financial Stability with Reuters | Related news articles
While inflation is currently very low in the U.S., St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said he projects that it will move back toward the Fed’s 2 percent target in 2014. He discussed this and other topics during an interview with Reuters.
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Forward Guidance, Fed Communications, Labor Markets, March 26, 2014
March 26, 2014
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Forward Guidance, Fed Communications, Labor Markets | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said he supports the FOMC's recent decision to change the forward guidance language, adding that the thresholds did a great job while the committee used them. Bullard discussed this and other topics during an interview in Hong Kong with Bloomberg Television.
President Bullard Appears on CNBC's Squawk Box, February 28, 2014
February 28, 2014
President Bullard Appears on CNBC's "Squawk Box" | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on the U.S. labor market, noting that the decline in the unemployment rate can be interpreted as a good signal. He also discussed monetary policy, his outlook for the U.S. economy and the state of the housing sector during an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box."
Bullard Discusses Labor Force Participation, Economic Outlook with WSJ, February 19, 2014
February 19, 2014
Bullard Discusses Labor Force Participation, Economic Outlook with WSJ
During a Wall Street Journal interview, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that most of the decline in U.S. labor force participation has roots in demographic changes in the labor force. Therefore, the signal coming from the decline in unemployment can be taken as a real signal about improvement in the labor market.
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg TV about Tapering, Thresholds, Economic Outlook, February 12, 2014
February 12, 2014
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg TV about Tapering, Thresholds, Economic Outlook | Related news articles
During an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said he expects that growth will be 3 percent or better this year, that unemployment will continue to decline, and that inflation will move back toward the Fed's 2 percent target.
Bullard Discusses Labor Markets, Inflation, Forward Guidance during Panel, February 12, 2014
February 12, 2014
Bullard Discusses Labor Markets, Inflation, Forward Guidance during Panel | Related news articles
Regarding forward guidance, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard noted that the thresholds have been useful in giving the clear message that the FOMC would be patient before raising the policy rate. His comments were during a panel discussion at the Annual Economic Update hosted by the European-American Chamber of Commerce and SGH Macro Advisors.

2013

Bullard Discusses Inflation, Labor Markets, Forward Guidance with Bloomberg, November 20, 2013
November 20, 2013
Bullard Discusses Inflation, Labor Markets, Forward Guidance with Bloomberg | Related news articles
If the FOMC is going to change its forward guidance at all, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said his preference would be to add an inflation floor. This would be a promise to keep rates low as long as inflation was below some level—for instance, 1.5 percent, which would make it symmetric with the threshold on the high side of the inflation target. Bullard's comments were during Bloomberg's "The Year Ahead: 2014" conference.
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg TV about Tapering, QE Effectiveness, November 20, 2013
November 20, 2013
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg TV about Tapering, QE Effectiveness | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said the cumulative progress in labor markets argument is the most powerful one for tapering the Fed's asset purchases. While there has been cumulative improvement since the program started, he noted that the question for tapering is whether that progress can be sustained going forward and whether inflation will move closer to the Fed's target. Bullard discussed these topics during an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."
President Bullard Appears on CNBC's Squawk Box, November 4, 2013
November 4, 2013
President Bullard Appears on CNBC's "Squawk Box" | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on tapering the FOMC's current asset purchase program, noting that any decision to adjust the pace of purchases will depend on the data and that the committee can afford to be patient given that inflation is low. He also discussed cumulative improvement in labor markets since September 2012, the effectiveness of quantitative easing, inflation targeting and Fed transparency during an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box."
Bullard Speaks with CNBC about QE3, Press Conferences, Labor Markets, September 20, 2013
September 20, 2013
Bullard Speaks with CNBC about QE3, Press Conferences, Labor Markets
Regarding press conferences following FOMC meetings, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that all meetings should be ex ante identical, which would allow the FOMC to make an important decision if it feels the data are there. He discussed this and other topics during an interview on CNBC's "On the Money with Maria Bartiromo."
Bullard Speaks with Fox Business about Tapering Asset Purchases, Fed Communications, September 20, 2013
September 20, 2013
Bullard Speaks with Fox Business about Tapering Asset Purchases, Fed Communications | Related news articles
During an interview with Fox Business, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard noted that the normal process for monetary policy is to assess the incoming data and make small adjustments to monetary policy in response.
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Tapering Asset Purchases, QE Effectiveness, Inflation, September 20, 2013
September 20, 2013
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Tapering Asset Purchases, QE Effectiveness, Inflation | Related news articles
Regarding FOMC decisions on changing the pace of asset purchases, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said he prefers to keep more emphasis on the idea that such decisions are data dependent. In Bullard's view, the FOMC can afford to be patient given that inflation is low. He discussed these topics during an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance."
Bullard Appears on Fox Business, August 23, 2013
August 23, 2013
Bullard Appears on Fox Business
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on tapering the Fed’s asset purchase program, adding a lower threshold on inflation on the policy rate side and having a press conference after every FOMC meeting. During his interview with Fox Business, Bullard also discussed the importance of taking all data into account when making monetary policy decisions.
Bullard Speaks with CNBC about Monetary Policy, U.S. Economy, August 23, 2013
August 23, 2013
Bullard Speaks with CNBC about Monetary Policy, U.S. Economy | Related news articles
During an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard noted that while the labor market looks better than this time last year, inflation has been low and GDP growth has been weak. Given the mixed data on the economy, Bullard said that the FOMC can afford to be very deliberate in making decisions about monetary policy.
Bullard Speaks with Reuters about Recent Economic Data, Tapering, August 2, 2013
August 2, 2013
Bullard Speaks with Reuters about Recent Economic Data, Tapering | Related news articles
During a Reuters interview, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that while there has been a lot of communication on tapering the Fed's asset purchases, the prudent course at this point is to wait and see what the data bring.
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Monetary Policy, Inflation July 12, 2013
July 12, 2013
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Monetary Policy, Inflation | Related news articles
During an interview with Bloomberg's Michael McKee, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that pulling back on accommodation as inflation is sinking would not be the right combination.
President Bullard Appears on CNBC Europe's 'Squawk Box' May 24, 2013
May 24, 2013
President Bullard Appears on CNBC Europe's "Squawk Box" | Related news articles
During an interview on CNBC Europe's "Squawk Box," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on monetary policy, including tapering the current quantitative easing program and potential problems associated with forward guidance. He also discussed inflation, the labor market, his outlook for the U.S. economy and "too big to fail."
President Bullard Appears on CNBC's 'Squawk Box' April 9, 2013
April 9, 2013
President Bullard Appears on CNBC's "Squawk Box" | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on monetary policy, including adjusting the pace of asset purchases in response to economic conditions and concerns about tying monetary policy too closely to the unemployment rate. He also discussed his outlook for the labor market, the Fed's large balance sheet, and the importance of financial literacy and financial education during an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box"
President Bullard Appears on Bloomberg Television on March 8, 2013
March 8, 2013
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Monetary Policy, Labor Market
During an interview with Tom Keene and Michael McKee on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that the FOMC has room to maneuver given that inflation is quite low.
President Bullard Appears on CNBC's Squawk Box on February 22, 2013
February 22, 2013
President Bullard Appears on CNBC's "Squawk Box" | Related news articles
During an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on monetary policy, including how policy is much easier than it was last year, tapering the current QE program and defending the Fed's inflation target from the low side. He also discussed the U.S. fiscal situation, his outlook for the U.S. economy, the European recession and "too big to fail."
February 1, 2013
Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg about Monetary Policy, 2013 Outlook | Related news articles
During an interview with Michael McKee on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said the FOMC would be in a position to slow down or stop purchases associated with QE3 if the U.S. economy gets enough improvement in labor markets this year.
January 4, 2013
Bullard Speaks with CNBC about Monetary Policy, Unemployment | Related news articles
During an interview with Steve Liesman on CNBC's "Power Lunch," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that with the automatic stabilizer feature of the Fed's latest quantitative easing program, expectations about the outlook for the economy and about Fed actions change as the data change, which leads to a more stabilized outcome for the U.S. economy.

2012

September 27, 2012
Bullard Speaks with CNBC about Monetary Policy, U.S. Economy | Related news articles
During an interview with Maria Bartiromo on CNBC's "Closing Bell," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said the FOMC will pursue monetary policy that is the right one for the nation, but not one that is trying to enable irresponsible fiscal policy.
September 20, 2012
President Bullard Presents "A Singular Achievement of Recent Monetary Policy"
Presentation | Press Release | Related news articles
During the University of Notre Dame's Theodore and Rita Combs Distinguished Lecture Series in Economics, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed price level targeting and nominal GDP targeting in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Following his presentation, he answered questions from the audience.
September 18, 2012
Bullard Speaks with Reuters about Recent Monetary Policy | Related news articles
During a Reuters Insider interview, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that although he would have voted against a third round of quantitative easing at this time given the data, he was happy with the meeting-by-meeting approach to the policy.
August 31, 2012
President Bullard Speaks with Fox Business | Related news articles
During an interview on Fox Business, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on monetary policy, including a meeting-by-meeting approach to balance sheet policy and the forward guidance in the FOMC statement. He also discussed the situation in Europe as well as inflation and the labor market in the U.S.
August 31, 2012
President Bullard Appears on Bloomberg Television | Related news articles
During an interview on "Bloomberg Surveillance," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on monetary policy, including a meeting-by-meeting approach to balance sheet policy, lowering the interest rate on excess reserves and the forward guidance in the FOMC statement. He also discussed the situation in Europe, the current state of the U.S. economy, the U.S. fiscal situation and breaking up the largest financial institutions.
August 23, 2012
President Bullard On CNBC's Squawk Box | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box and discussed monetary policy and the minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee's July 31-August 1 meeting.
July 10, 2012
President Bullard Speaks with Dow Jones
During an interview with Dow Jones in London, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shares his views on the European sovereign debt crisis and the outlook for the U.S. economy.
June 22, 2012
President Bullard Appears on Bloomberg Television | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discusses recent monetary policy, the U.S. housing market, unemployment, the European situation and other topics during an interview on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
May 23, 2012
President Bullard Speaks with Reuters Insider | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discusses the European sovereign debt crisis, U.S. monetary policy, Fed communications, "too big to fail" and other topics during a Reuters Insider interview.
May 16, 2012
Dialogue with the Fed: A Conversation with St. Louis Fed President James Bullard | Presentation | Press Release | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discusses "The Fed on Pause" and answers questions from the audience at a Dialogue with the Fed event in Louisville.
April 16, 2012
President Bullard Presents "Hawks, Doves, Bubbles and Inflation Targets"
During the 2012 George S. Eccles Distinguished Lecture at Utah State University's Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed how inflation targeting is consistent with the Fed's dual mandate. Following his presentation, he answered questions from the audience.
March 27, 2012
President Bullard Appears on CNBC Asia
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shares his views on the Fed's accommodative monetary policy, the outlook for the U.S. economy, the U.S. fiscal situation and other topics during an interview on CNBC Asia's Squawk Box.
March 23, 2012
President Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg Television
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shares his views on monetary policy, inflation, and the U.S. and global economy during an interview on Bloomberg Television in Hong Kong.
March 2, 2012
President Bullard Appears on Canada's BNN | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shares his views on monetary policy, the European situation, rising energy prices and the U.S. housing sector during an interview with Canada's Business News Network.
February 24, 2012
President Bullard Guest Co-hosts CNBC's Squawk Box | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box as guest co-host. During his appearance, he discussed a variety of topics, including monetary policy, the outlook for the U.S. economy and the Fed's dual mandate.

2011

December 1, 2011
President Bullard Speaks with Bloomberg | Related news articles
During the Bloomberg Hedge Fund Summit in New York, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on the European situation, the current stance of U.S. monetary policy, dollar liquidity swaps and the U.S. economic outlook. President Bullard also shared his views on the European situation, recent U.S. monetary policy actions and inflation during an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Money Moves."
November 17, 2011
President Bullard guest co-hosts CNBC's Squawk Box
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard guest co-hosted CNBC's Squawk Box and discussed the economic outlook, the situation in Europe, and the Fed's recent policy actions.
October 19, 2011
President Bullard Appears on Bloomberg Television | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on unemployment, adjusting the size of the Fed's balance sheet and other topics during an interview on "Surveillance Midday with Tom Keene," which was broadcast live from the St. Louis Fed on Oct. 19. Research Director Chris Waller was also a guest on the show.
September 9, 2011
President Bullard Appears on Canada's BNN
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shares his views on monetary policy, the outlook for the U.S. economy, and other topics during an interview with Canada's Business News Network.
August 26, 2011
President Bullard Speaks with Reuters Insider | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discusses some policy options available to the Fed, state-contingent monetary policy, and his economic outlook during a Reuters Insider interview.
July 29, 2011
President Bullard Talks with Bloomberg Television
President Bullard discussed the state of the U.S. economy, policies aimed at stimulating medium-term growth, the U.S. fiscal situation, and the need for policymakers to focus on measures of inflation that include food and energy.
July 29, 2011
President Bullard Appears On CNBC
During an interview on CNBC, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed his views on the U.S. fiscal situation, quantitative easing and the economic outlook.
July 1, 2011
President Bullard Appears On CNN
During an interview on CNN, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed his views on the U.S. fiscal situation, quantitative easing and the economic outlook.
May 18, 2011
President Bullard Appears On Bloomberg Television | Related news articles
During an interview on Bloomberg Television, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discussed his views on U.S. monetary policy, inflation, and the economic outlook.
April 12, 2011
President Bullard on Reuters Insider | Related news articles
During a Reuters Insider interview, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shared his views on the Fed's quantitative easing program, state-contingent balance sheet policy, unemployment, and other topics.
February 28, 2011
President Bullard Appears on CNBC's Squawk Box | Related news articles
Part 1: Economy Looking Better
Part 2: Bullard on State Budget Battle
Part 3: Bullard Gauges Inflation
Part 4: Bullard's Closing Thoughts
December 20, 2010
President James Bullard speaks with CNBC's Squawk Box | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard discusses the Fed's quantitative easing program at length, including the FOMC's regular review of the program. Bullard also touches on recent financial market conditions, the labor market, and Fed transparency in this 3-part video.

2010

December 1, 2010
President James Bullard speaks with Fox Business | Related news articles
Part 1: President Bullard Addresses "QE2"
Part 2: President Bullard Discusses the Economy
Part 3: President Bullard Addresses Fed's Dual Mandate
October 8, 2010
President James Bullard Guest Hosts CNBC's Squawk Box from the St. Louis Fed | Related news/media
Part 1: President Bullard guest hosts CNBC's Squawk Box program live from the lobby of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Part 2: President Bullard discusses the "tough call" facing the Federal Open Market Committee at its next meeting on Nov. 2-3 regarding the possibility of additional quantitative easing measures.
Part 3: President James Bullard discusses monetary policy and the impact of additional quantitative easing on the economy.
Part 4: President Bullard talks about Quantitative Easing—what it is and the potential risks.
Part 5: President Bullard gives closing remarks.
September 9, 2010
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard co-hosts CNBC's Closing Bell
Part 1: St. Louis Fed President on the Economy
Part 2: St. Louis Fed President on U.S. Competitiveness
August 27, 2010
President James Bullard Speaks with CNBC in Jackson Hole | Related news articles
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard appears on CNBC's Squawk Box from the Kansas City Economic Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo., to discuss the outlook for the U.S. economy and potential Fed strategies.
July 30, 2010
President James Bullard Discusses Deflation Risks on CNBC's Squawk Box
Part 1: St. Louis Fed President on Inflation
Part 2: Risk of Deflation
Part 3: Assessing Deflation Signals
Part 4: Final Thoughts
June 15, 2010
President Bullard Speaks with CNBC in Hong Kong
Bullard Discusses the U.S. Recovery
May 25, 2010
Fed's Bullard speaks with Reuters in London | Text
Rate path depends on recovery
April 15, 2010
President Bullard Speaks with Fox Business News
Bullard Discusses Economic Trends and Fed Policy Decisions
May 10, 2010
President James Bullard Addresses Questions on Regulatory Reform Proposals
Part 1: Do you support capping the size of financial firms?
Part 2: What are your thoughts on a regulatory council?
Part 3: Will regulatory reform address the problem of runs on financial institutions?
Part 4: What should be done about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?
Part 5: What should be the responsibility of a systemic risk regulator?
Part 6: Does the credit rating system need reform?
April 14, 2010
President Bullard Speaks with Fox Business News | Related news articles
Part I: Bullard Discusses the Beige Book and the Economic Outlook
Part II: Bullard Discusses Unemployment and the FOMC Decision-Making Process
March 22, 2010
President Bullard Speaks with CNBC | Related news articles
The "extended period" language is putting us in a box.
February 8, 2010
President Bullard Speaks with Fox Business News
The U.S. credit rating, Greece's impact on the U.S. economy, and the outlook for growth. Potential inflation and boosting the Fed to prevent another financial crisis.
January 12, 2010
President Bullard Speaks with CNBC Shanghai
Low Interest Rates to Stay; Inflation Subdued.

2009

December 2, 2009
President Bullard Speaks on CNBC's "Closing Bell"
On the economic outlook and the Fed's monetary policy beyond interest rates.
August 21, 2009