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President Donald Trump has to come up with a "financing plan," billionaire real estate developer Richard Lefrak tells CNBC.
Trump repeated his campaign pledges to roll back rules on companies, arguing that they have "gotten out of control."
The markets have a lot of catching up to do, and until the Fed sees excess, the bull will keep running, strategist Bob Doll says.
The next two years could see a struggle between Trump's pro-growth agenda and tightening monetary policy, Peter Boockvar says.
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order as early as Monday stating his intention to renegotiate the free trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico, a White House official told NBC News.
Philadephia Federal Reserve President Patrick Harker said he expects three interest rate increases in 2017 if the labor market improves.
The number of Americans filing initial claims for unemployment benefits fell unexpectedly last week back to near the lowest levels in decades.
"You can't sit on your hands," James Gorman tells CNBC from Davos.
The bond market is worried that if Donald Trump succeeds in stimulating the economy, it could mean he will clash with the Fed.
China and the United States can resolve any trade disputes through talks, the government said on Thursday, as a Chinese newspaper warned U.S. business could be targets for retaliation in any trade war ushered in by President-elect Donald Trump.
The bank chief tells CNBC that the economy could grow up to 4 percent this year with the right policies from Donald Trump.
The billionaire investor said that as Commerce secretary, he would be open to trade on conditions that are favorable to U.S. interests.
Populist policies promised by Trump may boost the American economy in the short run, but they pose a danger down the road, says Summers.
The best way to get wage increases is competition, not government intervention, says Abigail R. Hall-Blanco.
U.S. consumer prices rose in December as households paid more for gasoline and rental accommodation.
Refinance volume rose 7 percent for the week, spurred by HUD saying the FHA would lower its insurance premium by 25 basis points.
Presidents can certainly influence the economy, but they can't control it, New York Times correspondent Neil Irwin reports.
Lew defends the Obama administration's economic record, insisting that the past eight years have seen real gains for American workers.
Donald Trump says he will preserve the program, yet the trust funds supporting it will be depleted by 2034, making any solution difficult.
William Dudley is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a voting member on the Fed's policy-setting committee.
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