Amid renewed Presidential criticism and evidence of a slowing economy, Fed officials will convene a two-day policy meeting this week and the pressure is on. As always, central bankers have to balance maintaining a strong enough economy to foster job growth, but it can’t run too hot, which might trigger inflation. Right now, there’s a battle brewing inside the collective Fed’s Head between action and inaction.
The stock market plunged amid an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, but will American consumers be impacted the most? I discussed on the CBS Evening News.
President Trump is warning China not to retaliate for the newest tariff hike on its imports. Three days ago, the President raised tariffs to 25 percent on approximately $200 billion on Chinese goods. I joined CBS This Morning to discuss how the tariffs will impact the average consumer.
Americans are already paying $1.4 billion a month more after the last round of tariffs targeting Chinese goods, according to experts from the federal reserve bank of New York. Carter Evans reports, and I weigh in with my analysis.
How will increased tariffs on Chinese goods impact the American consumer? I discussed on CBSN.
A massive trade deal between the U.S. and China is in jeopardy. That could impact millions of Americans as President Trump threatens to double the tariffs on Chinese imports. Stocks fell with the news. Ben Tracy reports and I make a guest appearance!
Apple stunned investors with a rare warning that revenue from its first quarter will not meet expectations. In part the company blames slower iPhone sales in China. CEO Tim Cook says a weaker Chinese economy and trade tensions with the U.S. are hurting Apple. What it means for the global economy. I discussed on CBS This Morning.
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Welcome to the third government shutdown of 2018! Did you forget about the first two? In January, there was a three-day closure, and then in February, there was the one-day sequel. In both of those instances, investors shrugged off the news and stocks actually edged up during those days-long shutdowns.