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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that Apple's recent sales warning points to a slowdown in the Chinese economy.
A prolonged government shutdown could have a negative impact on the U.S. economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says.
U.S. government debt prices were higher on Thursday morning, as investors monitored a flurry of Treasury auctions.
Stocks rose, but gains were capped after disappointing holiday sales from Macy's and a revenue guidance cut from American Airlines.
The ongoing U.S.-China trade war is weighing on Chinese toy exporters. They cite uncertainty, the impact of tariffs already placed on some electronics and supply chain headaches as negotiators work to forge a deal ahead of a March deadline.
China, for its part, said in a Thursday morning statement issued by its Commerce Ministry that the just-concluded round of trade talks with the U.S. were extensive and established a platform for future discussions.
Federal Reserve officials acknowledged that the policy path ahead is "less clear" after approving an interest rate hike at their most recent meeting.
The market is "yanking the Fed's chain" by telling central bankers to stop increasing short-term rates, says macroeconomic forecaster Komal Sri-Kumar.
The president announced no new policies and made no new substantive arguments. Neither did Democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer when they followed his remarks with their own.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard thinks interest rates have gone high enough and could endanger an otherwise strong economy if they rise more.
Chinese and the U.S. officials concluded another round of trade talks Wednesday, which were extended into a third day — suggesting there has been some compromise.
As President Trump jawbones the Federal Reserve, the likelihood that he's going get what he wants this year from the central bank grows.
Fitch warned the ongoing U.S. government shutdown could soon start to negatively impact the debt ceiling.
U.S. government yields held steady on Wednesday after the Fed's latest meeting minutes showed central bank members believe that a "limited amount" of interest rate hikes will be needed.
Stocks rose in another volatile session on Wednesday after a summary of the Federal Reserve's meeting in December reiterated comments from the central bank's chairman from last week about patience regarding monetary policy.
Cyclical stocks are better priced as Wall Street starts pulling away from bear market territory, but risk is still high, Morgan Stanley's Michael Wilson says.
U.S. economic growth may cool off but that doesn't mean there's a crisis ahead, says widely followed economist Mohamed El-Erian.
Amazon is "becoming a profit machine" and the stock will reach $2,300 by the end of the year, Loop Capital Markets' Anthony Chukumba says.
In conversations with lawmakers, the White House has pointed toward two different pots of Pentagon money Trump could use if he declares a national emergency to build a border wall: one for curtailing drugs, another for military construction projects.
Job openings edged lower in November but there were still 800,000 more vacancies than there were workers to fill them.