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President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

Trump ramps up pressure on the Fed, saying the ‘very misguided’ central bank should ‘move now’ to cut interest rates

The comments added to Trump's increasingly forceful pressure campaign on the Fed, which operates independent of the White House.

Trump just found another target at the Federal Reserve

The comment marked a departure from his usual broadsides against Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

‘Don’t blow it!’: Trump ramps up pressure on the independent Fed, saying it has a ‘faulty thought process’

The president has separately attempted to install political allies at the top of the central bank and suggested the US artificially weaken the dollar.

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming — ‘it pays to act quickly’

"When you only have so much stimulus at your disposal, it pays to act quickly to lower rates at the first sign of economic distress."

What trade war? The biggest investors on Wall Street are shifting their sights to a new worry

Nearly one quarter of fund managers are most worried about the market's dependence on the central bank for a boost.
Freight shipments are dropping.

Here’s why the Fed may be nervous about the US economy

"Investors need to pay just as much — if not more — attention to the Dow Jones Transportation index" as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, one
President Donald Trump stands behind Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.

Who is Jerome Powell? The man Trump keeps trying to fire holds the fates of US economy and stock market in his grasp

He's the Chair of the Federal Reserve, and his interest-rate decisions are under extreme scrutiny from Donald Trump and stock investors alike.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference on the television behind them in New York, U.S., June 19, 2019.

Stocks hit fresh highs as Wall Street anticipates a July rate cut

Fed Chairman Jay Powell reassured investors who had seen a rate cut as less likely following a strong June jobs report last week.
Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington

Fed chair Powell just called bitcoin a ‘speculative store of value’ like gold — adding weight to the safe haven theory

"Really almost no one uses bitcoin for payments, they use it as an alternative to gold," Powell said.

Stocks are climbing despite Trump’s latest China barbs as rate cut hopes buoy markets — the trade war is ‘back in focus’

Donald Trump criticized China, Singapore's economy unexpectedly contracted, and Chinese imports and exports fell.