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To guide or not to guide? Fed 'dots' complicate message

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By Howard SchneiderWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. central bankers say clear communication is important, with economic research showing that if the public understands what the Federal Reserve is doing, monetary policy works better and the economy does better.But when Fed officials meet again in March, it may be tough to tell a cogent story as the Fed's two main tools for talking to the public head for a rare conflict.The newest quarterly set of economic projections, including 'dots' representing policymakers' rate forecasts, is likely to show they still expect to raise rates this year. Meanwhile, ...

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 20:41 IST