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Bond Investors Seem Sure the Fed Will Cut Rates, but Not About When

Bond Investors Seem Sure the Fed Will Cut Rates, but Not About When

Yields on Treasury debt have fallen, which means investors expect the Federal Reserve to push interest rates lower and keep them there.
The Fed Threads the Needle, for Now

The Fed Threads the Needle, for Now

Deciding to wait for more evidence is a decision, too, and perhaps a lost opportunity to get ahead of a problem.

Stocks Just Hit a Record, Thanks to the Fed

The rebound is a repeat of what happened to stocks in January, the last time Fed officials began to say things investors like to hear.

Stocks Just Hit a Record, Thanks to the Fed

The rebound is a repeat of what happened to stocks in January, the last time Fed officials began to say things investors like to hear.
The Trumpification of the Federal Reserve

The Trumpification of the Federal Reserve

Like it or not, its next move will be political.
Does Trump Have the Legal Authority to Demote the Federal Reserve Chairman?

Does Trump Have the Legal Authority to Demote the Federal Reserve Chairman?

Pressuring the Fed to juice the economy as he seeks re-election, the president is toying with an unprecedented challenge to its independence.
DealBook Briefing: The Stock Market Hit a Record. Thank the Fed.

DealBook Briefing: The Stock Market Hit a Record. Thank the Fed.

Investors think that an interest rate cut is a certainty in July.
Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom

Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom

The presidents of the St. Louis and Minneapolis branches of the Federal Reserve want rates cut now, and even the central bank’s vice chair says uncertainty is growing.
Does Trump Have the Legal Authority to Demote the Federal Reserve Chairman?

Does Trump Have the Legal Authority to Demote the Federal Reserve Chairman?

Pressuring the Fed to juice the economy as he seeks re-election, the president is toying with an unprecedented challenge to its independence.
The Week in Business: Stocks Hit a Record High, and Facebook Wants to Replace Your Bank

The Week in Business: Stocks Hit a Record High, and Facebook Wants to Replace Your Bank

Plus, tensions with Iran reach a boiling point and Trump’s meeting with China’s president.
The Week in Business: Stocks Hit a Record High, and Facebook Wants to Replace Your Bank

The Week in Business: Stocks Hit a Record High, and Facebook Wants to Replace Your Bank

Plus, tensions with Iran reach a boiling point and Trump’s meeting with China’s president.
Trump’s Feud With the Fed Is Rooted in Presidential History

Trump’s Feud With the Fed Is Rooted in Presidential History

From Lyndon Johnson to Richard Nixon, presidents have long had fraught relationships with Fed chairs.

Fed Chair Emphasizes Independence as Trump Attacks Persist

Fed Chairman Jerome H. Powell underlined the central bank’s insulation from politics and kept the door open for interest rate cuts as uncertainties loom.

Fed Chair Powell Weighs Whether Cut Will Be Needed as Risks Loom

Mr. Powell underlined the Fed’s insulation from politics and kept the door open for interest rate cuts at a time of trade uncertainty.
Trump’s Feud With the Fed Is Rooted in Presidential History

Trump’s Feud With the Fed Is Rooted in Presidential History

From Lyndon Johnson to Richard Nixon, presidents have long had fraught relationships with Fed chairs.

Fed Chair Emphasizes Independence as Trump Attacks Persist

Fed Chairman Jerome H. Powell underlined the central bank’s insulation from politics and kept the door open for interest rate cuts as uncertainties loom.

Fed Chair Powell Weighs Whether Cut Will Be Needed as Risks Loom

Mr. Powell underlined the Fed’s insulation from politics and kept the door open for interest rate cuts at a time of trade uncertainty.
Consumers Are Spending. Businesses Aren’t. Who’s Right About the Future?

Consumers Are Spending. Businesses Aren’t. Who’s Right About the Future?

Forecasting is tricky when important economic indicators are pointing in different directions.

Trump Taps Two Fed Nominees, One Conventional, the Other Not

The president, in a pair of tweets, said he would nominate Judy Shelton, a Fed critic, and Christopher Waller, a St. Louis Fed official, to sit on the Fed board.

Trump Taps Two Fed Nominees, One Conventional, the Other Not

The president, in a pair of tweets, said he would nominate Judy Shelton, a Fed critic, and Christopher Waller, a St. Louis Fed official, to sit on the Fed board.