The Fallacy Of Taper Talk

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“The monetary policy goals of the Federal Reserve are to foster economic conditions that achieve both stable prices and maximum sustainable employment.” 

In the Federal Reserve’s mandate, there are two stated goals for their monetary policy:

  1. Stable prices
  2. Maximum employment

With these two stated goals, the Fed is implicitly telling the market that any taper talk is complete nonsense, and here is why:

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