The president of the Dallas Fed says central bank should pause rate hikes amid turmoil in markets – CNBC

Along with the rate hike, Fed officials collectively indicated that two more rate increases are likely this year. Markets, however, do not think that will happen and are pricing in less than a 10 percent chance of a hike before 2019 ends. “My own view is we shouldn’t take any further action on interest rates…

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President Trump Bashes the Fed. This Is How the Fed Chief Responds. – The Wall Street Journal

Federal Reserve leaders for the past quarter-century have made decisions about interest rates without being pressured by the president. President Trump has broken that streak, calling the central bank “crazy” for raising rates and more than once saying the Fed is damaging the economy. That has prompted Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to update playbook rules…

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Hold the Bubbly, Mr. President: Youth Jobs Are Far From Record

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Tim Cook & President Trump met for dinner yesterday, tariffs a likely topic of conversation

Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Donald Trump met for dinner last night, according to a tweet from the president. While details of the meeting are unclear at this point, it’s likely that tariffs were a central point of conversation… Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip In a tweet ahead of the dinner last night, Trump explained…

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