Why Isn’t Inflation Higher?

The Federal Reserve’s (Fed) next Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday (September 19–20) and will be followed by the release of the FOMC policy statement on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. ET. Along with the statement, the FOMC will release a new set of economic forecasts (gross domestic product [GDP], the unemployment rate, inflation, and fed funds projections, also known as the “dot plots”). Fed Chair Janet Yellen will also hold a press conference—the third of four in 2017—at 2:30 p.m. ET.

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