Business / Economy Jun 8, 2019

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy

U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year. The ...

U.S. Federal Reserve faces politicization under Trump

Business / Economy Apr 7, 2019

U.S. Federal Reserve faces politicization under Trump

The U.S. Federal Reserve has regularly faced criticism from Donald Trump, but in recent days the president took matters into his own hands — raising concerns that the Fed is being politicized. Not only did he again urge the Fed to lower interest rates, but ...