23 Jun 2020
US President Donald Trump will prolong a ban on US employment permits to year-end and broaden it to include H-1B visas used widely in the tech industry, the White House said Monday.
19 Nov 2019
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reasserted the independence of the US central bank during White House talks with President Donald Trump on Monday, the Fed said.
11 Sep 2019
President Donald Trump wants US "interest rates down to ZERO, or less," he tweeted Wednesday amid widespread expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut rates later this month.
30 Aug 2019
President Donald Trump on Friday denied his trade wars were harming the US economy, instead of blaming the Federal Reserve for allowing a strong dollar to make American exports less competitive.
22 Aug 2019
Asian markets mostly rose Thursday but dealers remain wary following the release of Federal Reserve minutes that provided a mixed bag, with a speech by its chair at the end of the week the key point of focus.
24 Jun 2019
US President Donald Trump on Monday renewed his attacks on the Federal Reserve, saying the central bank's reluctance to cut interest rates was standing in the way of blowout economic expansion.
11 Mar 2019
US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who has faced bitter criticism from Donald Trump, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that the president can't fire him.
11 Oct 2018
President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on the US central bank on Thursday, saying it was "too aggressive" in raising interest rates.
21 Aug 2018
The dollar dipped Tuesday in Asia after Donald Trump hit out at the Federal Reserve's interest rate rises and accused it of not backing his economic plan, while most equity markets edged up ahead of highly anticipated China-US trade talks.
22 Mar 2018
The dollar extended losses in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, but fresh fears of a trade war hit equity markets as Donald Trump prepared new sanctions on China.
21 Mar 2018
The Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce Wednesday the first of at least three interest rate hikes this year as the central bank works to head off inflation.
20 Mar 2018
The Federal Reserve was set to begin its two-day policy meeting Tuesday which is expected to produce the first of at least three increases in the key interest rate this year.