(FORBES) (Published Works) Why The Fed Dot Plots Differ From Market Pricing Of Monetary Policy

The path for interest rates in 2024 is undoubtedly one of the most significant issues for investors. Virtually everyone agrees the next move is lower, but there is little agreement on when the Fed may begin to ease rates and the cumulative amount it may ease policy. The Fed’s own Summary of Economic Projections, also known as the ‘dot plot,’ indicates rates will be lowered by 0.75% in 2024 from the current 5.25%-5.5% band to 4.5%-4.75%. The financial markets are expecting almost double that. What should investors believe? The Fed or the market?

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