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A Wall Street investment chief overseeing $26 billion breaks down why recession fears are overblown, even as the market clamors for Fed relief

The yield-curve inversion between 10-year Treasurys and 3-month notes is a signal of low inflation, not imminent recession, industry watchers argue.
U.S. President Trump departs for travel to Japan from the White House in Washington

Trump lashes out at the Fed and suggests people want to travel to Europe because of ‘devalued’ currencies

President Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve on Tuesday, calling on the independent central bank to lower interest rates.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference in Washington

Fed’s Powell signals he’s open to a rate cut as Trump’s trade wars escalate

Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell on Tuesday signaled that officials were ready to take action if trade conditions worsen.

Here comes the Fed …

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at the end of a two-day policy meeting on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

The White House probably won’t be happy with the Fed’s interest rate decision

The Federal Reserve is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at the end of a two-day policy meeting Wednesday even as the White House steps up pressure to lower them.

Trump’s top economic adviser keeps calling for a rate cut, but economists say that probably won’t happen anytime soon

Following softer than expected inflation readings, some are betting on lower borrowing costs. Economists say they're setting themselves up for disappointment.

The Fed’s favorite inflation gauge just rose at the slowest pace in more than a year

The Federal Reserve's favorite measure of inflation rose at the slowest pace in more than a year while consumer spending picked up.
City Hall is seen in the distance as construction workers help carry a huge American flag in a march to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

GDP growth smashed expectations at the beginning of 2019. But economists say the upswing probably won’t last.

A broad measure of economic growth out Friday may have masked pockets of weakness in the economy.

The Fed isn’t ruling out a rate hike this year

Federal Reserve officials expect some aspects of the economy to improve in the coming months and could still increase interest rates later in the year, minutes from its latest meeting revealed Wednesday.