As the Fed ponders providing another round of stimulus to a weak U.S. economy, it is difficult to keep track of the views of individual central bank officials. This newly-updated hawks-doves chart should help cut through the clutter. One good rule of thumb: keep a close eye on Ben Bernanke. The Fed Chairman is highly respected by his colleagues and his views usually carry the day.
*Update: here’s another interactive graphic focused on just the 10 current voting members on the Fed’s policy-setting panel.