Fed Watch


The Fed’s website can be accessed here (click link). It’s calendar is listed below:

The Fed’s centralized record of communication from its participants can be accessed via Fed Speak:

A few sources I like to keep on top of when Fed Watching:

Dove or Hawk?

Janet Yellen Chair, Voting Member Dove
William Dudley Vice Chairman, Voting Member Dove
Lael Brainard Voting Member Dove
James Bullard Voting Member Centrist
Stanley Fischer Voting Member Centrist
Esther George Voting Member Hawk
Loretta Mester Voting Member Hawk
Jerome Powell Voting Member Hawk
Eric Rosengren Voting Member Dove
Daniel Tarullo Voting Member Dove
Charles Evans Alternate Member Dove
Patrick Harker Alternate Member Dove
Robert Kaplan Alternate Member Dove
Neel Kashkari Alternate Member ?
Michael Strine Alternate Member ?
Jeffery Lacker President of Richmond Fed Hawk
Dennis Lockhart President of Atlanta Fed ?
John Williams President of San Francisco Fed Centrist

The above was compiled based on my own sentiment. However, here are some other older sources that I have found on the internet:

These are measures based on qualitative information, however; to quantify them, with the advancements of machine learning and artificial intelligence, one can employ tools such as natural language processing.

There has also been a book published in this area (click link):


Key Papers:


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