Federal Reserve officials want investors to believe that every meeting is a live one, with the possibility always there that the central bank will hike interest rates in response to financial conditions.
The market, though, is unconvinced, particularly as it concerns the March meeting, which in some sense could be the Fed’s most important of the year.
Chatter lately from Federal Open Market Committee members is that March is on the table for the first hike since December.
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