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Further escalation of trade tensions could raise worries about the global economic recovery, a top Federal Reserve official said Friday.

Steve Liesman surveyed the nation’s top economists and money managers about where they see the economy and stock market heading.

Steve Liesman highlights moments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony to the House.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell downplayed recent market volatility and said the Fed is on track for more rate hikes.

Steve Liesman reports on comments from Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan on the Fed possibly hiking rates three times in 2018.

CNBC’s Steve Liesman reveals Fed insights from CNBC’s latest survey of money managers, strategists and economists.

The new Fed chairman will likely continue Janet Yellen’s slow and steady approach to raising interest rates.

“The Fed is open in Houston. It’s open here in Dallas,” Richard Fisher says.

The Fed has embarked on six such efforts in the past — in 1921-1922, 1928-1930, 1937, 1941, 1948-1950 and 2000. Five ended in recession,

Markets currently assign just about a 50 percent chance that the Fed will approve another interest rate hike this year.

Fed chair Yellen gave her reasons why inflation should come back and justify the Fed’s rate hike earlier Wednesday.

While it may not sound like much, the Fed’s move to hike its benchmark interest rate target up a quarter point will have ramifications.

Robert Kaplan is president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and a voting member of the Fed’s policy-setting committee.

The possibility of Janet Yellen’s exit could lead the Fed to pull the trigger on downsizing its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, Goldman says.

Wall Street may look no further than its own paychecks for an explanation why the Fed is not likely to raise rates in March.