TORONTO, ONTARIO and CHICAGO, ILLINOIS and NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/13 -- All eyes will be on Washington this week as the Federal Reserve meets and considers the future of stimulus measures as the U.S. economy continues to expand.
Markets have been volatile since late May when Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the central bank would consider cutting back on its US$85 billion of bond purchases each month if key domestic economic indicators improved.
BMO experts in both the U.S. and Canada are available to provide their analysis of the local and international impact of any decisions made. Specific areas they can address include the potential impact on interest rates, equity/bond markets, employment, currencies and where the smart money may be headed in the wake of any decisions made.
BMO experts who are available include:
-- Michael Gregory, Senior Economist, BMO Capital Markets-- Scott Graham, Head of Government Bond Trading, BMO Capital Markets-- Jack Ablin, Chief Investment Officer, BMO Private Bank-- Paul Taylor, Chief Investment Officer, BMO Asset Management
To arrange an interview, please contact:
Martha McInnis, New York
Rachael McKay, Toronto