Four reasons the Fed won’t raise rates any time soon

Slackness in the US labour market appears to be no impediment to the Federal Reserve's taper plans, but should see interest rates remain exceptionally low for the foreseeable future.

Janet Yellen said that there remains considerable slack in the US labour market, based on four broad statistics, implying that the Fed would maintain exceptionally low interest rates for the foreseeable future. But don’t expect her comments to delay the Fed’s taper.

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