The Fed: Here’s where every Fed official stands on interest rates after Jackson Hole


Stanley Fischer, vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, and Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen speak outside of the Jackson Lake Lodge.

After the interest-rate chatfest that is the Jackson Hole conference, here’s a roundup of where every Federal Reserve official stands on the issue of increasing interest rates.

What clearly has emerged is a sense that an interest-rate hike is near, given the strong jobs data. (Another key report on employment is set for release on Friday.)

Whether that increase comes in September or December is open to debate, as is the smaller possibility that the Fed could lift interest rates twice this year.

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