• Trump's unusual Fed bashing raises the stakes of a policy blunder that damages the economy

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump is blaming the Federal Reserve for the stock market's sell-off .
    While it's unusual for the US president to publicly bash the Fed, many investors agree that fears of higher interest rates are partly responsible for the volatility.
    By pitting himself against the Fed, Trump is raising the stakes of a monetary-policy error.
    President Donald Trump is not known to mince words. And this week, he offered his sharpest rebuke yet of the Federal Reserve .
    "I think the Fed has gone crazy ," Trump said Wednesday about the Federal Reserve's interest-rate increases. On Thursday...
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  • Call 'em crazy, but Fed officials likely to keep raising rates

    Call 'em crazy, but Fed officials likely to keep raising rates

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    A stock sell-off, rising trade tension with China, slower global growth and verbal pressure from the White House are unlikely to dent the U.S. Federal Reserve's rate hike plans in an economy performing in line with the central bank's forecasts.
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  • VERBATIM: I'm not happy but won't fire Fed chief

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    President Donald Trump said the Federal Reserve is wrong in raising rates but he won't fire the central bank's chairman Jerome Powell.
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  • Gundlach says it's a 'myth' that the Fed is truly independent, not surprised by Trump's comments

    12 days ago - By CNBC

    DoubleLine Capital's Jeffrey Gundlach downplayed President Donald Trump's most-recent attack on the Federal Reserve, noting it is not at all out of character.
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  • Trump calls 'loco' Federal Reserve 'too aggressive'

    12 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump launched a second day of criticism against the Federal Reserve on Thursday, calling its interest rate increases a "ridiculous" policy that was making it more expensive for his administration to finance its escalating deficits.
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  • Trump says the Federal Reserve caused the stock market correction, but he won't fire Chair Powell

    12 days ago - By CNBC

    President Donald Trump continued to attack the Federal Reserve on Thursday, saying Chairman Jay Powell is being too stringent with monetary policy and is making a mistake.
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