Former Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President William Poole talks about monetary policy, the outlook for inflation and the housing market, and the Fed’s response to the turmoil in credit markets.
00:00 Fed’s stance on inflation, policy outlook
03:58 Core PCE; energy not a "temporary shock"
05:49 Inflation expectations, wage growth
07:12 State of U.S. banking system
08:32 "More pain" in housing market; energy prices
11:40 Fed’s response to credit market turmoil
14:01 Brokerage regulation; Fed’s independence
15:50 Fed "should stay clear" of dollar policy.
Poole Says Fed Has to Deter Inflation From Fueling Wages: Video
Bloomberg, June 17, 2008 09:51 EDT