The Fed becomes slightly more hawkish

Experts at Barclays explain that there was no mention of the rising USD or weaker external growth implies that improving US labor markets in which “underutilization of labor resources is gradually diminishing” is the more significant development for Fed policy.

Thus, they maintain their view the first rate hike will be in June 2015, based on continued labor market tightening.

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