Many economists don't expect unemployment to dip below 6.5 percent until late 2015. The Fed said it could pursue aggressive stimulus programs as long as its one- to two-year outlook for inflation doesn't top 2.5 percent. Inflation according to a measure used by the Fed is running at an annual rate of 1.7 percent.That's why most economists think Bernanke will have no trouble gathering the votes needed to maintain the Fed's stimulative efforts.
Fed's New Voting Lineup Won't Likely Alter Policy
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