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Powell says he"s not concerned about political pressure

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed's independence from political pressure plays a key role in enabling the central bank to fight inflation, stabilize the economy, and regulate the financial system......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 25th, 2018

Fed"s Powell stresses importance of an independent central bank

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed's independence from political pressure plays a key role in enabling the central bank to fight inflation, stabilize the economy, and regulate the financial system. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 25th, 2018

Futures under pressure as political turmoil bubbles away; earnings loom

U.S. stock index futures pulled back ahead of Monday’s open, as investors monitored developments seeping out of the corporate and political spheres......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral6 hr. 46 min. ago

Keep ThyssenKrupp whole, German minister urges

German Labor Minister Hubertus Heil said he was increasingly concerned about the situation at submarines-to-elevators conglomerate ThyssenKrupp after it lost its top officials under pressure from shareholders to restructure......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks swing to the red as telecoms fall, Fed’s Powell comes into focus

European stocks swung lower Tuesday, facing a second straight loss as telecom shares came under pressure while investors appeared to step back from risk ahead of testimony about monetary policy from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2018

Futures Movers: Oil prices continue lower as fears of rising supply grip traders

Oil prices continued lower in volatile action on Tuesday as traders remained concerned about a potential rise in output and an uncertain economic and political backdrop......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2018

Market Extra: Washington’s ‘political climate’ seen as the biggest risk to stocks, survey says

For the past several months, the stock market has faced pressure because of worsening relations between the U.S. and its major trading partners. However, a bigger risk could be the terse relationship between the two major U.S. political parties......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 6th, 2018

New Unrest Roils Iran as U.S. Ramps Up Pressure

Spreading unrest in Iran raises the prospect of broader antigovernment protests as the political leadership in Tehran faces mounting pressure from a Trump administration effort to cut off the country’s oil sales......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 1st, 2018

‘You Are Right to Be Concerned.’ Barack Obama Breaks Silence to Speak About the Importance of Voting

He also highlighted the reasons for the GOP's electoral success. Barack Obama broke a months-long public silence on Thursday to offer the Democrat party a dose of tough love at a political fundraiser in Beverly Hills. His bottom line.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 29th, 2018

"There’s a big responsibility on us": Facebook and Twitter are promising to make much more information about advertising public

Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch; REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Facebook and Twitter are under pressure to make their advertising policies more transparent. After rolling out new processes for political advertisers, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 28th, 2018

CEOs Weigh in on Social Issues and When to Get Political

It's all about trust and authenticity. CEOs are under more pressure than ever to speak out on social issues. But deciding which battles to take on in a highly p.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 27th, 2018

Dollar scales 11-month peak, oil slides ahead of OPEC

LONDON (Reuters) - Simmering trade and political tensions weighed on European and world shares on Thursday, while oil prices were under pressure ahead of an OPEC meeting that could boost the global supply of crude......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 21st, 2018

Chinese investment in the US drops 90% amid political pressure

Counting divestitures, net Chinese deal flow to the U.S. during the first five months of this year was a negative $7.8 billion, according to Rhodium Group......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 20th, 2018

Theresa May backs down on Brexit ‘backstop’ plan, averts political upheaval

Prime Minister Theresa May has given way to pressure over a proposal to adopt a temporary customs arrangement for trade with the European Union after Brexit, in a win for supporters of withdrawal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2018

Venezuela Frees Jailed Dissidents Under International Pressure

Venezuela’s authoritarian government, facing more and tougher international sanctions, freed 39 political prisoners Friday in a bid to ease tensions in the crisis-racked nation......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 1st, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock-market futures hold ground as oil pulls back, fresh trade-war fears emerge

U.S. stocks could be in for a struggle on Thursday, a day after a relief rally fueled by calmer headlines over political instability in Italy. Fresh headlines on the trade-war front could put pressure on some stocks, such as Harley-Davidson......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2018

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures mostly ease as fresh trade-war fears emerge

U.S. stocks could be in for a struggle on Thursday, a day after a relief rally fueled by calmer headlines over political instability in Italy. Fresh headlines on the trade-war front could put pressure on some stocks, such as Harley-Davidson......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2018

Global markets follow Italy in major retreat

Stocks tumbled around the world as bond yields swept higher, crushing global bank stocks and political turmoil in Italy sparked concerned about investor exposure to global stocks......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 29th, 2018

European political situation puts futures under pressure

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 29th, 2018

The Fed: Ahead of Volcker Rule revamp, Fed’s Powell says central bank independence extends to regulation

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday said central bank independence doesn’t just mean having the ability to pick interest rates without political interference, but set regulations as well......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2018