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The fed funds rate rate has inched up to its highest level in 11 years even though the central bank has sent said it is done tightening.
Stronger economic data recently signals a continuation of above-trend growth, says the Council of Economic Advisors chairman.
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.
"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.
Trump's Fed pick Stephen Moore has brought that less-flattering trade-off into focus, a comparison that Democrats like better.
The prospective nominee promises to pursue a stable dollar if confirmed to a central bank board that he thinks is too dominated by academics.
Cain said he is "very committed" to the process despite an apparent lack of Senate support, he told The Wall Street Journal.
President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve board, Stephen Moore, once joked that he had used Hillary Clinton's photo as a bullseye to potty train one son. Both Moore's and Herman Cain's candidacies for the Fed face heavy criticism.
Larry Kudlow insists that controversial Trump picks Herman Cain and Stephen Moore are still in the running to join the board of the Federal Reserve.
Gold is poised to move higher later this year, powered by Fed dovishness on interest rates and lingering global uncertainties, the global head of precious metals at financial services firm INTL FCStone told CNBC.
President Trump can't fire the Fed chairman, but he can make it "extremely uncomfortable" for him to stay in the job, says Komal Sri-Kumar.
Powell "ain't quittin'. ... This is a guy who is doing his job. He's adjusted to doing his job," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Monday that he'd be comfortable leaving interest rates alone until autumn 2020.
As President Donald Trump keeps up his attacks on the Federal Reserve's policies, Wall Street is cautiously embracing them.
The best investment opportunities may be thousands of miles away.
The lack of any recession threat will remove incentive to cut, with the next move more likely an increase than a decrease, Goldman said.