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What trade war? The biggest investors on Wall Street are shifting their sights to a new worry

Nearly one quarter of fund managers are most worried about the market's dependence on the central bank for a boost.
Freight shipments are dropping.

Here’s why the Fed may be nervous about the US economy

"Investors need to pay just as much — if not more — attention to the Dow Jones Transportation index" as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, one
President Donald Trump stands behind Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.

Who is Jerome Powell? The man Trump keeps trying to fire holds the fates of US economy and stock market in his grasp

He's the Chair of the Federal Reserve, and his interest-rate decisions are under extreme scrutiny from Donald Trump and stock investors alike.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference on the television behind them in New York, U.S., June 19, 2019.

Stocks hit fresh highs as Wall Street anticipates a July rate cut

Fed Chairman Jay Powell reassured investors who had seen a rate cut as less likely following a strong June jobs report last week.
Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington

Fed chair Powell just called bitcoin a ‘speculative store of value’ like gold — adding weight to the safe haven theory

"Really almost no one uses bitcoin for payments, they use it as an alternative to gold," Powell said.

Stocks are climbing despite Trump’s latest China barbs as rate cut hopes buoy markets — the trade war is ‘back in focus’

Donald Trump criticized China, Singapore's economy unexpectedly contracted, and Chinese imports and exports fell.

Trump reportedly asked aides to find a way to weaken the dollar. Experts say that would be currency manipulation, a practice the president hates.

Trump has grown increasingly frustrated with the strength of the dollar as his administration pursues its signature "America First" agenda.

The Dow tops 27,000 for the first time after the Fed signals a rate cut is coming

The Federal Reserve has sent strong signals that the central bank would soon step in to keep the economy humming.

Rate cuts are coming — and markets are ecstatic

Stocks climbed on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell strongly hinted the central bank will cut rates this month.

The stage is set for the Federal Reserve to slash interest rates this month

The only question left seems to be: By how much will the Federal Reserve lower interest rates this month?