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Yellen holds a news conference in Washington

Janet Yellen told us Trump’s attacks on the Fed are ‘a first’ — and stressed the importance of an independent central bank

Pressure on the central bank has reached an unprecedented point, according to former Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

‘Our problem is not China’: Trump just lashed out at the Fed on Twitter again, saying it needs to cut interest rates faster

"Incompetence is a terrible thing to watch, especially when things could be taken care of sooo easily," Trump tweeted.

Goldman Sachs predicts the Fed will do something thought unthinkable just a month ago

Goldman doesn't expect the US and China to reach a trade agreement before the 2020 election, and for the continued conflict to spark more cuts.

Obama advisor Larry Summers warns the world is at ‘most dangerous financial moment’ since 2009 as global markets reel from trade war escal...

Global markets have followed Wall Street into freefall following a recent escalation in the US-China trade war.

The market’s favorite recession indicator just flashed its starkest warning since 2007

The yield curve's latest signal has been driven by falling 10-year US Treasury yields, which are at their lowest level since November 2016.

Trump’s Fed pick compares current central bank policies to those of the Great Depression

Shelton has increasingly called for lower interest rates since Trump said last month he intended to nominate her to the Board of Governors.

Stocks fall sharply after the Fed’s first rate cut in more than 10 years

The Fed lowered its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday, but investors were left cold by comments suggesting further easing may not be coming.
President Donald Trump stands behind Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.

The Federal Reserve just slashed interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis

The move marked a watershed moment for policymakers as they take steps to sustain the longest expansion on record.

Stocks snap a two-day losing streak on further expectations of a July rate cut

The S&P 500, Dow Jones industrial average, and Nasdaq Composite index all ended the day higher in US trading.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is right. Unemployment and inflation are no longer linked in the way that they once were.

AOC is right: Inflation is solved. That’s why central banks are doing the unthinkable — cutting rates when we’ve got full employment...

The economy is screaming for an interest rate rise. But the US Fed and the ECB have signalled they're going to cut instead.