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Jim Cramer says the Federal Reserve won't "blink" on its planned interest rate hikes if the chairman doesn't consider the action in the stock market.
"We're sitting here with a Goldilocks economy, and nobody wants it to be damaged by the increase in interest rates," says The Conference Board's Steve Odland.
"It's going to be one and done in December," Jim Cramer says.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 closed lower on Monday as shares of big banks fell broadly. Worries about a deluge of corporate earnings reports coming this week and rising geopolitical tensions also dampened investor sentiment.
Yields are at their highest level in seven years. One veteran investor says an economy running hot could lead to rates far higher.
Jim Cramer outlines why the industrial giant is getting beaten down by the bears in an aggressive-Fed environment.
Jim Cramer emphasizes the power of Silicon Valley when it comes to countering inflation in the workforce.
Jim Cramer prepares for what he thinks may be the "toughest" earnings week yet and issues a warning about companies with links to China trade or the Federal Reserve.
The deteriorating relationship between the world's two biggest economies is at a possible tipping point into a cold war, says John Rutledge.
Jim Cramer says there's "no cause" for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates four more times and calls on the central bank to take its time.
President Donald Trump shouldn't be criticizing independent federal agencies like the Federal Reserve, his former top economic advisor Gary Cohn says.
An unemployment rate so low that companies struggle to find and hire workers is "fantastic for our great country," says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
Former Fed vice chairman Stanley Fischer said Thursday that the central bank might be tempted to raise rates even more aggressively to show that it can't be influenced by the White House.
The Fed has signaled it could raise rates 3.5 percent by 2020.
Short-term Treasury rates climbed to multiyear highs on Thursday after the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes showed members confident in the current path of interest rate hikes and wary of frothiness in financial markets.
"You'll find every president has an insight into how the markets work," says the former Fed chairman whose tenure spanned four administrations.