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GOP Senators Sound Optimistic About Trump’s New Fed Picks Federal Reserve
GOP Senators Sound Optimistic About Trump’s New Fed Picks

WASHINGTON — A week after President Donald Trump tweeted his intention to nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to the Federal Reserve Board, GOP senators are expressing cautious optimism about both picks, despite Shelton’s unorthodox views on monetary policy. They’re... Read More

Trump Says He’ll Nominate Waller, Shelton to Federal Reserve Federal Reserve
Trump Says He’ll Nominate Waller, Shelton to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’s planning to nominate Christopher Waller and Judy Shelton to serve on the Federal Reserve Board. Waller, who is an executive vice president and the director of research at the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank,... Read More

Federal Reserve Holds Key Interest Rate Steady Despite Pressure From Trump Federal Reserve
Federal Reserve Holds Key Interest Rate Steady Despite Pressure From Trump

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve, facing heavy pressure from President Trump to lower borrowing costs, left interest rates unchanged Wednesday but made clear that it was leaning toward cutting rates because of rising risks from trade tensions and a softer... Read More

Fed Chairman Hints That Rate Cuts May Be Needed Due to Trade Disputes Federal Reserve
Fed Chairman Hints That Rate Cuts May Be Needed Due to Trade Disputes
2019-06-04 20:05:30
by Dan McCue

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hinted on Tuesday that the central bank is prepared to cut interest rates later this year if it decides President Donald Trump's many trade conflicts are harming the U.S. economy. "We are closely monitoring the... Read More

Stephen Moore, Trump Ally, Withdraws From Contention for Fed Seat Federal Reserve
Stephen Moore, Trump Ally, Withdraws From Contention for Fed Seat

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was dealt another setback in his bid to put a political ally on the Federal Reserve Board as plans to appoint Stephen Moore, a conservative commentator and economist, collapsed amid a backlash sparked by Moore’s... Read More

Stephen Moore Nomination to Fed Looking Doubtful as Republicans Balk Federal Reserve
Stephen Moore Nomination to Fed Looking Doubtful as Republicans Balk

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s expected pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve is running into significant trouble in the Senate, where Republicans have expressed skepticism over Stephen Moore’s past writings and statements about women. “It will be... Read More

Spotlight Turns to Stephen Moore After Cain Drops Bid for Fed Board Seat Federal Reserve
Spotlight Turns to Stephen Moore After Cain Drops Bid for Fed Board Seat

WASHINGTON — Herman Cain’s withdrawal from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board has intensified the scrutiny of President Donald Trump’s other controversial choice for the central bank, economics writer Stephen Moore. Like Cain, Moore has yet to... Read More

Cain Withdraws from Consideration for Seat on Federal Reserve Federal Reserve
Cain Withdraws from Consideration for Seat on Federal Reserve
2019-04-22 20:31:26
by Dan McCue

Former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seaton the Federal Reserve board amid focus on past allegations of sexual harassment and infidelity. Cain ran for president as an insurgent populist eyeing the 2012 Republican presidential... Read More

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