CNBC Fed Survey

Wall Street Still Divided on Fed Easing But Optimistic on Economy

Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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Market participants are divided on whether the Federal Reserve will ease again, but have grown somewhat more optimistic about the economy, according to the January CNBC Fed Survey.

About half of survey respondents believe there will be a third round of quantitative easingfrom the Fed in the next year, unchanged from October; 44 percent say it’s not in their forecast and 8 percent are unsure.