The Week Ahead: Virtual Fed talk, real questions
Normally late August is when the global financial elite gather in the foothills of the Grand Tetons to rub shoulders, hike in the valleys, and share ideas about the world’s economy.But this is not a normal late August.The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium has dropped the geographic reference from its title this year. COVID-19 moved the yearly banking conference out of the Wyoming mountains and into cyberspace. It will be Thursday and Friday online in the week ahead. Instead of discussing monetary policy among lodgepole pines, cottonwood trees and huck...