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Housing sector is showing signs of picking back up: Powell 

In a hawkish tone, Jerome Powell said that Federal Reserve (Fed) officials are prepared to raise the federal funds rate further and hold it at high levels until they are confident that inflation is moving sustainably down to the 2% target. And that’s unclear at this point.

There are some sources of pressure on U.S. prices — among them is the housing market, Powell said Friday morning during an economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 

“So far this year, GDP [gross domestic product] growth has come in above expectations and above its longer-run trend, and recent readings on details ⇒

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