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

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    Jacquelyn Martin/AP
    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...
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