Fed's William expects 3-5 rate hikes this year

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    Oct 7, 2015
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    FXStreet (Bali) - Head of the Federal Reserve of San Francisco Williams, in his Q&A, notes that he expects 3-5 rate hikes this year.

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    Says exact number of rate hikes this year doesn't matter

    If Federal Reserve raises rates more slowly this year, rate hikes could come faster in 2017

    Sees u.s. economy growing at 2 pct to 2.25 pct this year

    Sees unemployment at 4.5 pct by year end

    Sees core inflation at 1.5 pct at end of 2016

    Says level of concern on asset prices relatively low

    Rapid rise in commercial real estate prices definitely bears watching
    From the Q&A
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