Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said Monday that an improving U.S. job market warrants an interest-rate increase this year, reinforcing the message from other officials in recent days that rates remain on track for liftoff in 2015.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said Monday that an improving U.S. job market warrants an interest-rate increase this year, reinforcing the message from other officials in recent days that rates remain on track for liftoff in 2015. File photo by SCOTT EELLS Bloomberg
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said Monday that an improving U.S. job market warrants an interest-rate increase this year, reinforcing the message from other officials in recent days that rates remain on track for liftoff in 2015. File photo by SCOTT EELLS Bloomberg

President of Atlanta’s Federal Reserve Bank favors interest-rate increase

October 12, 2015 5:38 PM