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President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

Trump got exactly what he wanted from the Fed, but for reasons he is going to hate

President Donald Trump has long wanted the Federal Reserve to pause interest-rate hikes, but he probably doesn't like the reason the Fed is giving.

Markets are reeling after a ‘bizarre’ Fed surprise

The Fed surprised traders by signalling there will be zero rate hikes this year and just one in 2020.

Here comes the Fed…

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to hold interest rates steady on Wednesday and to signal further that it may be a while before another hike.

Stocks are up as traders shift focus to see just how ‘patient’ the Fed will be

"The prospect of low rates for longer is music to the ears of equities, as firms benefit from lower borrowing costs," said Jasper Lawler at London Capital Group.
President Donald Trump will fall just short of his promised 3% annual GDP growth, according to the Federal Reserve.

Trump’s biggest economic goal once looked like a slam dunk — but now it’s looking like it will fall just short

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said GDP is projected to be "a little less than 3%" in 2018, leaving the US just shy of President Trump's promised growth.
A composite image of President Donald Trump (left) and former Fed Chair Janet Yellen (right).

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen says Trump doesn’t understand the Federal Reserve or economic policy

Janet Yellen, now at the Brookings Institution, told Marketplace that Trump doesn't have a basic grasp of macroeconomic policy or the Fed's goals.

The Fed just said it contributed to the stock market’s wild ride in December

Communications from Fed Reserve officials were among a string of factors behind the gloomy mood on Wall Street at the end of 2018.

Rising household debt in China could threaten growth and financial stability, Fed economists warn

Household debt has cast uncertainty on growth and financial stability in the world's second-largest economy.

The US just got the latest sign that it could be awhile before the next rate hike

All eyes have been on inflation following the Fed’s policy reversal last month, and the latest data suggests the central bank's approach won't change.