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Treasury rates are low due to belief in ‘new normal’ theory, says Trump’s top economist

Kevin Hassett, the White House chief economist, said Wednesday that long-term bond yields are low due to mistaken belief in the ‘new normal’ view of the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Hours after tweeting about interest rates, Trump nominates two people to Federal Reserve

Trump nominated economist Richard Clarida and banker Michelle Bowman to serve on the Federal Reserve Board. Trump gets to fill six of the seven Fed board seats......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Hours after tweeting about interest rates, Trump nominates two people to Fed

President Trump nominated economist Richard Clarida and banker Michelle Bowman to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, which sets interest rates and plays a large role in steering the U.S. economy and banking system......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Trump contradicts his Treasury Department, accuses China and Russia of currency cheating

"Russia and China are playing the Currency Devaluation game as the U.S. keeps raising interest rates. Not acceptable!” the president wrote on Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Exclusive: Apple, Google cashed in on Pizzagate-offshoot conspiracy app

One of the App Store's top entertainment apps pushes a conspiracy theory about a child sex ring and a Trump secret police force......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral10 hr. 53 min. ago

Bond Report: Treasury yields rise after retail sales help affirm U.S. economic strength

Treasury yields rose Monday after growth in retail sales highlighted the U.S. economy’s strength, an environment in which the Federal Reserve may be comfortable raising interest rates at its current pace......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch21 hr. 38 min. ago

Gold Prices: High Interest Rates Ahead

Gold prices are moving again ahead of Trump's meeting with Putin. Learn what's driving the market today - and why there may be more turbulence ahead......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesJul 16th, 2018

Bond Report: 2-year Treasury yield posts biggest weekly jump in a month

Short-dated Treasury yields rose after senior Federal Reserve officials highlighted the positive growth outlook and the need to hike rates at the current pace.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2018

JPMorgan"s profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes

JPMorgan Chase says second-quarter profits rose by 18 percent from a year ago, as the bank continues to benefit from higher interest rates and a lower tax bill following last year's passage of President Donald Trump's tax law......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 13th, 2018

Treasury Department Responsible For Trade Policy Rocked By Wave Of Departures

President Trump's war on the Washington swamp has had some unintended casualties at the Treasury De.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury yields rise, putting 2-year back at highest since 2008

Treasury prices fall, nudging yields higher, on Thursday, a day after fears, sparked by a fresh round of tariffs from Trump administration, fuel buying in assets perceived as havens......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

Scotland Beer Company Invites Trump to Try its ‘Tiny Cans For Tiny Hands’

Trump has said his hand size is normal, but a measurement suggests otherwise......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

Mnuchin Plays Down Impact of Tariffs

Testifying before a House committee, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. economy hadn’t suffered as a result of the Trump administration’s use of tariffs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

A rumor that Melania Trump has a body double has been reignited after these images of her leaving Air Force One surfaced

AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert There's a conspiracy theory that first lady Melania Trump has a body double. The theory got new life on Tuesda.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

Bond Report: U.S. government bond rates pull back as trade impasse stokes appetite for havens

Treasurys rally Wednesday, driving yields lower, after the Trump administration said it plans on slapping a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Bond Report: U.S. government bond rates retreat as trade-war worries flare up—again

Treasurys rally early Wednesday, driving yields lower, after the Trump administration said it plans on slapping a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Interest rates highest in decade at weekly Treasury auction

Interest rates on short-term U.S. Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 9th, 2018

Uneven jobless rates: Weak job and wage growth weigh on these Trump states

a closer look at the state-level data shows that job growth has been uneven in the states that turned out fo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 9th, 2018

What Do "Normal" Interest Rates Look Like?

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Category: topSource: redinewsJul 7th, 2018

What Do "Normal" Interest Rates Look Like?

With the U.S. economic expansion in the late stages of a very long cycle, the Fed appears to be determined to continue to normalize i.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 6th, 2018

Independence Day Military Family White House Picnic: What Service Members Would Ask Donald Trump

Military families are concerned about everything from Trump's rhetoric to divorce rates......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 4th, 2018