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A look at President Trump’s potential Federal Reserve nominations

Apr 12, 2019
What factors played a role in his picks?
Herman Cain is a potential nominee to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
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Does "America first" mean "America alone"?

Jun 8, 2018
This week could turn out to be a hinge-point in U.S. and global economies.
From left, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and British Prime Minister Theresa May pose for a photo at the ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina at the 2017 G-7 summit in Sicily.

Fears of a trade war rekindled

Jun 1, 2018
We ended the week with a strong jobs report. But what about wage growth?
Work gloves are viewed on the factory floor at Quadrant, a high-end plastic processor, in Reading, Pennsylvania, in 2011.
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The swamp and the draining thereof

May 11, 2018
We break down what Michael Cohen's consulting for AT&T means. Plus, we talk NAFTA ahead of Paul Ryan's May 17 deadline.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney.
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President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping leave a business leaders event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017.

Another week, another round of trade conversations

Apr 27, 2018
This week European leaders met with President Trump, there's new numbers on the economy out ... let's break down the week's economic news.
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) shakes hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) during a joint news conference at the East Room of the White House April 27, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
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A fundamentally different American economy?

Apr 20, 2018
Also, the president seems determined to stick with bilateral trade deals.
President Donald Trump speaks to autoworkers at the American Center for Mobility in 2017 in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
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For public good, not for profit.

So what's the Fed forecasting in the near economic future?

Apr 13, 2018
Also: some more of that — now familiar — trade talk.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference March 21, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 
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We've hit the "quid pro quo stage" of this brewing trade war

Apr 6, 2018
Let's get to this week's tax and tariff talk.

A wild week on Wall Street

Mar 30, 2018
Policy change and international trade tensions are behind a reactive market.
Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 26.
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