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New York Fed President Says Inflation Is Still 'Too High,' Work Isn't 'Nearly Done'

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2023
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John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, said interest rates should be maintained with a "restrictive stance for quite some time" to bring inflation back to the 2% target.

"Inflation surged to a 40-year high of just over 7%in June of last year. Since then, we have seen the inflation rate fall to 3 percent," Williams said in prepared remarks for an event Thursday. "This is a significant and welcome decline. Nonetheless, inflation is still too high."

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