Federal Reserve

Will the Federal Reserve cut rates due to ongoing trade tensions between the U.S. and China? Steve Liesman reports on the Fed’s dilemma.

President Donald Trump predicted Tuesday that China’s next move in the trade war will be a rate cut, and he pushed the Federal Reserve to follow suit in what he said would lead to a clear victory for the U.S.

How is the Federal reserve reacting to the spat between the U.S. and China over the trade tariffs? Steve Liesman reports.

Even amid substantial bouts of market tumult, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari sees the U.S. as holding the upper hand in its trade showdown with China.

Steve Liesman is in Stanford, California where he got a chance to speak with a number of FED officials and their reaction to the very strong jobs report.

Vice President Mike Pence believes the Federal Reserve should look to cut its benchmark interest rate due to the continued growth of the U.S. economy.

For the past few years, we have not seen major inflation yet in the U.S. economy. Why is that and what can we expect in the near future? We speak with the chief economist and macro strategist at Mellon, Vincent Reinhart.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed is likely to keep interest rates steady for an extended period. How are investors reacting? Steve Liesman is in Washington, DC with more.

Top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow wants the Federal Reserve to “immediately” cut interest rates by 50 basis points.

The decision would be a sharp reversal for a Fed that just hiked rates in December. Steve Liesman reports.

The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed rate mortgage, which had been sitting for days at 4.40 percent, fell sharply to 4.34 percent.

Not only did the Federal Reserve decide Wednesday not to raise interest rates, but it also indicated that no more hikes will be coming this year.

He cited three constraining factors: a global slowdown, geopolitical uncertainty and tighter financial conditions.

Steve Liesman reports that Fed chairman Jerome Powell is planning to “wait and see” before raising interest rates.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell began his two-day semiannual testimony Tuesday before a Senate committee.