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Fed's Lockhart says mind not made up on easing

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said on Tuesday he had not yet made up his mind on whether further monetary easing is warranted.

CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta Dennis Lockhart listens during a presentation at the American Economic Association Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, January 4, 2010. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

“It’s a cost-benefit calculation to consider more monetary stimulus and someone like me has to do his best to really carefully weigh the costs and benefits,” Lockhart told reporters after a speech. “I’m not finished with (that) processs.”

Reporting By Pedro da Costa; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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