Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart, in a March 6 lecture at Georgetown University, talks about current economic conditions, especially the labor market, and when it will be appropriate for the Fed to raise the policy interest rate.
Southeastern economic activity expanded slowly in early 2014, according to the latest Beige Book. Winter weather took a toll on several sectors, including retail sales and hospitality-related businesses, but business contacts remained optimistic about the outlook for growth.
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