A magnifying glass is held over a 50 subject one dollar note sheet after being printed by an intaglio printing press in this arranged photograph at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Republican efforts to pass a fiscal year 2016 budget cleared another hurdle as the House named its members to a conference committee and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to do the same by the end of the week. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg


《华尔街日报》(The Wall Street Journal)在8月22日刊登的一篇文章中指出,由于经济增长缓慢,通货膨胀率也始终没有达到2%的目标水平,联储局在接下来几年内应该都无法将利率调高至4%或以上的正常水平。