Fed’s Jackson Hole Conference Is Underway: Here’s What to Expect

On Thursday night, a dinner will kick off the annual meeting of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The two-day symposium including central bankers from around the world will consist of the following:

For the first time since the pandemic broke out in 2020, the heavyweight lineup is led by Fed Chair Jerome Powell, who will deliver a speech on Friday at 10 a.m. Washington time.

After raising its benchmark rate by three-quarters of a percentage point at each of its previous two policy meetings, investors will be listening attentively for any hints.

how the US central bank is thinking about the pace of interest rate rises leading up to its Sept. 20-21 policy meeting.

Fun fact: Powell's remarks will be broadcast live from the lodge in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park

allowing viewers to see the Fed's famed retreat from inside the conference room for the first time since 1982.

"Be aware of the speed at which you are trekking on the paths. Some hikers proceed slowly, while others move quickly, she said.