Day: February 13, 2019

Donald Trump attacks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal at a campaign rally in a preview of things to come for the 2020 election

Joe Raedle | Getty Images President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the El Paso County Coliseum on February 11, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. President Donald Trump took aim at the Green New Deal touted by freshman lawmaker Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in his first true campaign speech of the 2020 election cycle, unveiling Read More

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Caterpillar, Under Armour, Molson Coors Brewing & more Brendan McDermid | Reuters Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Check out the companies making headlines midday Tuesday: Caterpillar, Deere, Boeing — These global trade bellwethers rose at least 1.6 percent as Wall Street bet on the increased likelihood of a U.S.-China trade deal. Both sides expressed hopes the Read More

Paul Volcker is worried that the US is losing its status as ‘top dog’ in the world

Political divisiveness at home is threatening the position of the U.S. around the world, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said in an interview that painted a dour picture of the nation’s future. “It’s different now,” the head of the central bank from 1979-87 told hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio in a talk aired on Read More

Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell speak live at economic forum in Mississippi

[The stream is slated to start at 12:45 pm ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is speaking Tuesday on “Economic Development in High Poverty Rural Communities” at the Hope Enterprise Corporation Rural Policy Forum in Itta Bena, Mississippi. Earlier in Read More

Fed’s Powell puts focus on spreading benefits of a strong economy

Adam Jeffery | CNBC Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, speaking at the New York Economic Club on Nov. 181128. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy looks strong, but the central bank is continuing to find ways to fight poverty. Speaking on Tuesday in Mississippi, Powell said the central bank is Read More