accommodative accommodative  /ə ˈkɑ mə ˌdeɪ tɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
  2. (adj) willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement
  3. (adj) tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At some stage I felt we could have gone a bit further in terms of being accommodative.
  2. While productivity helps contain prices, if monetary policy is too accommodative, inflation can still rise.
  3. Tax rates remain low, Fed policy is still accommodative, global growth is strong, and technology remains a major force.

News

  • Stock Futures Pare Declines Ahead of Economic Data Reports

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Stocks pared losses as investors awaited consumer confidence and industrial production numbers Friday, and positioned themselves for the Federal Reserve's policy announcement next Wednesday. "At the FOMC meeting next week, the Fed is expected to maintain its accommodative policy stance, with only slight upgrades to the economic assessment provided in the statement," noted ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

Quotes

  1. "The medium-term outlook for price stability remains subject to upside risks," Trichet said. "Given the positive economic environment in the euro area, our monetary policy is still on the accommodative side."
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: FXstreet.com The Foreign Exchange Market

  2. "Although at present the US economy continues to require the support of highly accommodative monetary policies, at some point the Federal Reserve will need to tighten financial conditions," Bernanke said in remarks prepared for a hearing of the...
    on Feb 11, 2010 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Moneycontrol.com

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