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Howard Schneider

Older workers helped fuel recent U.S. growth. Can it last?

24 Apr 2019

MILWAUKEE, Wis. As a record-breaking economic expansion nears the decade mark, people like Marty Groth may determine whether it is forced into a lower gear. | Video

Financial market 'pause party' makes Fed rate cut less likely

23 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Risk-taking has been the rage since the Federal Reserve quit hiking interest rates at the end of last year. U.S. stocks are back near record highs and investors are stockpiling the lowest-grade corporate bonds with only a smidgen of extra compensation for the added risk.

RPT-Would a political Fed rescue the world?

15 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON, April 14 As a financial crisis spread across the globe in September of 2008, the U.S. Federal Reserve gathered in an emergency atmosphere as requests flooded in from other central banks for access to dollars.

Trump, despite solid U.S. growth, says Fed should fire up crisis-era stimulus

15 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Sunday that actions by the U.S. Federal Reserve have nicked U.S. economic growth and stock market gains by perhaps 30 percent, and that it should begin pumping money into the economy as it did during the 2007-2009 recession.

Would a political Fed rescue the world?

14 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON As a financial crisis spread across the globe in September of 2008, the U.S. Federal Reserve gathered in an emergency atmosphere as requests flooded in from other central banks for access to dollars.

Trump, despite solid U.S. growth, says Fed should fire up crisis-era stimulus

14 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Sunday that actions by the U.S. Federal Reserve have nicked U.S. economic growth and stock market gains by perhaps 30 percent, and that it should begin pumping money into the economy as it did during the 2007-2009 recession.

Criticism mounts of Trump pick for U.S. Federal Reserve

13 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Potential Federal Reserve board nominee Stephen Moore, picked by U.S. President Donald Trump, faced new criticism on Friday, with Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren accusing him of lacking competencies to serve in that role.

White House's Kudlow supports Fed's Powell and Cain nomination

12 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday he has confidence in Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell but that President Donald Trump intends to proceed with plans to name a controversial partisan to the U.S. central bank's board of governors.

Explainer: Five questions on Trump's feud with the Fed

11 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's announced plan to name economic commentator Stephen Moore and businessman Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve board has come with assertions by the president the central bank is undermining economic growth and with demands from him for lower interest rates.

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