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By: Michelle Fox
"We may look back on this and say that the slowdown, if there was one here in 2019, might have been great timing for the Republican Party," says Leuthold Group's Jim Paulsen. » Read More
By: John Harwood
Trump's Fed pick Stephen Moore has brought that less-flattering trade-off into focus, a comparison that Democrats like better. » Read More
By: Jeff Cox
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The Christmas Eve call with the group, which has been referred to as the "Plunge Protection Team," was scheduled to discuss coordinating agencies' functions during the shutdown, a senior administration official told CNBC.
President Trump has been complaining for months about Fed monetary policy, claiming rising interest rates are putting a brake on his economic plans.
The UBS director of floor operations at the New York Stock Exchange says he was surprised the central bank raised rates for the fourth time this year but added that Fed Chairman Jerome Powell was compelled to follow through.
Pimco's John Studzinski argues that Fed Chairman Jerome Powell won't bow down to pressure from the president to halt interest rate rises.
U.S. government debt prices edged higher on Monday as traders sought safety in less-risky assets.
President Donald Trump is adamantly opposed to the Federal Reserve's rate hike campaign, but has never suggested firing Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday.
Experts and prominent Wall Street investors are weighing in on the suggestion that Fed Chair Jerome Powell could be shown the door.
President Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, Bloomberg News reported.
Economist Mohamed El-Erian warns Wall Street that being overly concerned about an economic recession could actually cause one.
UBS' Art Cashin also predicts that Brexit will happen and will be more disruptive than what people think.
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell and other central bankers are moving to more data dependency, says Williams.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell to its worst week since the financial crisis in 2008, down nearly 7 percent.
Jerome Powell would likely say "it's about time the markets stand on their own feet" in response to stocks sinking Wednesday following his press conference, economist Mohamed El-Erian says.
Jim Cramer shares his frustration about the Federal Reserve's policy decisions, but says that selling stocks now may prove to be a mistake.
"I don't think the Fed is ignoring what's going on in the market ... [or] what's going on in the economy," said Michael Wilson, chief U.S. equity strategist.
The Fed should listen to the market's concerns about the economy, Wharton School finance professor Jeremy Siegel says.
But the Yale University professor praises Fed chief Jerome Powell as "level-headed," saying he's impressed with central bank efforts to normalize interest rates.
The "Shark Tank" investor says he doesn't understand how the Fed will be data dependent on future rate increases and propose two more hikes in 2019.
Concerns about a looming recession and and overheating economy is leaving investors with a "stagflation mindset," Leuthold Group Chief Investment Strategist Jim Paulsen says.
The central bank led by Jerome Powell is taking money out of the pockets of the middle class, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.