Stronger economic data recently signals a continuation of above-trend growth, says the Council of Economic Advisors chairman. » Read More
By: Victor Li, professor of economics at the Villanova School of Business
At the decade mark for the economic expansion, the Fed's capitulation to President Trump on interest rate hikes imperils the Fed more than the economy. But it can cause the next recession, argues former Fed economist Victor Li. » Read More
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
Trump said Cain is currently going through background checks but imagines "he will be in good shape."
President Trump is stepping up criticism of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell despite the Fed halting rate increases.
Despite the controversies surrounding Moore's nomination to the Fed, President Donald Trump continues to back Moore's nomination to the Fed, according to a senior White House official who spoke to CNBC.
"More people are working now than ever, the unemployment claims are low, wages are growing fast," Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells CNBC.
Top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said last week the U.S. Federal Reserve should cut interest rates by 50 basis points.
"The earnings profit recession is real," says Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley's chief U.S. equity strategist.
The central bank chief now faces a landscape full of mines that could detonate in any direction.
Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's nominee for a seat on the Federal Reserve board of Governors, was held in contempt of court for not paying his ex-wife more than $300,000 in alimony, child support and a divorce settlement.
President Donald Trump's top economic advisor Larry Kudlow on Friday said he believes the "underlying" U.S. economy "looks very good."
Top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow wants the Federal Reserve to "immediately" cut interest rates by 50 basis points.
Quarles voiced confidence in the economy and said more rate hikes likely will be appropriate, countering the prevailing market wisdom.
The Fed made a mistake in hiking rates in December, and it will take two rate cuts to correct, says Stifel's Barry Bannister.
With a bond market signal pointing to a recession, policymakers have a choice: act now or hope that conditions change for the better.
Investors trying to sniff out signs of the next recession should pay attention to an increase in broader unemployment, says Credit Suisse.
Goldman Sachs' former chief economist, Jim O'Neill, says the global economy is slowing down and he lays out potential signs of another recession.
There were signs that inflation in the U.S. was picking up in certain segments within the services industry even before the Federal Reserve decided to stop raising interest rates, says James Sweeney, the chief economist of Credit Suisse.
Negotiators from the U.S. and China are scheduled to meet in Beijing for their next round of talks starting Thursday. After that, both sides are expected to hold meetings in Washington starting April 3.
Presumptive Federal Reserve nominee Stephen Moore owes more than $75,000 in taxes and other penalties, a court filing indicates.
The Fed's March meeting was expected to have been uneventful. Instead, it set off what is now a week's worth of upheaval in global bond markets that could still have a ways to go.
The Heritage Foundation fellow backed off on earlier criticism he had for the Fed and specifically its chairman, Jerome Powell.