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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

Senate confirms Clarida as Fed vice chairman under Powell

Economist Richard Clarida won Senate confirmation to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, reinforcing U.S. central bank leadership as it faces criticism from President Donald Trump over plans to keep increasing interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 28th, 2018

Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed"s independence

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 22nd, 2018

Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed"s independence

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 21st, 2018

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says Trump "supports" the Fed"s independence

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tried to soothe fears President Donald Trump is trying to sway the Federal Reserve's plans to raise interest rates this year......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 21st, 2018

Treasury yields tick higher after Trump says China and EU manipulate their currencies, rates

Treasury yields briefly rose early Friday after President Donald Trump said in a tweet that China and the Euro.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury yields fall as Trump says he’s not happy about Fed hiking rates

Treasury yields fell on Thursday as President Donald Trump said he was concerned the Federal Reserve was raising rates, undoing the fiscal stimulus pushed by his administration......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 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

Stocks rise as no harm seen in trade row, dollar steady

Global equity markets gained on Tuesday as the latest tit-for-tat U.S.-Chinese trade dispute was seen as barely denting world growth, while U.S. Treasury yields rose in anticipation the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates this year and next......»»

Category: topSource: reuters1 hr. 9 min. ago

Thirty Year Treasury Bond Futures Lower in Spite of Bullish News

U.S. stock index futures are lower due to signs that China would retaliate if President Donald Trump announces new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesSep 17th, 2018

Trump won most counties with the lowest newspaper circulation rates

Source: Politico The post Trump won most counties with the lowest newspaper circulation rates appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureSep 16th, 2018

Cramer Remix: When it comes to trade, ignore Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

Jim Cramer explains why it's best to disregard the top Trump advisor when it comes to China......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneySep 14th, 2018

Trump wants tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese goods despite talks: source

U.S. President Donald Trump has instructed aides to proceed with tariffs on about $200 billion more Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's attempts to restart trade talks with China, a source familiar with the decision said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

Chinese tech stocks are getting hit after report says Trump wants to go ahead with tariffs (BABA, IQ, NIO, JD, BIDU)

AP/Saul Loeb Chinese tech stocks slid after President Donald Trump reportedly OK'd hitting China with the next round of tariffs. Treasury secretary’s attempt to restart trade talks with Beijing and China welcomed the in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

Global Shipping Rates Collapse As Trade War Spreads

When President Donald Trump fired the first shot of his trade war cannon at China, the market for international shipping rates spiked higher in A.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 13th, 2018

The Finance 202: Trump"s top economist claims early victory on tax cuts

Their impact is still unclear......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 11th, 2018

More deaths, more votes for Trump: A study suggests spiking drug- and alcohol-related deaths might have swayed people to vote Republican in 2016

J.D. Pooley/Getty Images A study of voting patterns across the US from 2008 to 2016 revealed that in counties where Donald Trump picked up swing votes, death rates were 15% higher than in counties where Democrats made gains. Researchers belie.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2018

Harley-Davidson lovers in Milwaukee discuss Trump, tariffs … and time - The Guardian

The GuardianHarley-Davidson lovers in Milwaukee discuss Trump, tariffs … and timeThe GuardianMilwaukee is a pretty city. On any normal day, visitors can walk around the genteel downtown area, taking in a slew of neo-gothic.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 3rd, 2018

Dethroning The King: 5 Ways Trump Could Weaken The Dollar

Authored by Viraj Patel and Chris Turner via Think.ING.com, Can President Trump instruct the US Treasury to intervene in FX markets and weaken the dollar? Twelve months ago, we wouldn't have even considered.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 2nd, 2018