Trump tweets Fed 'boneheads' should cut rates 'down to zero or less'
12 Septembre, 2019, 09:10 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
"A once in a lifetime opportunity that we are missing because of 'Boneheads, '" Trump said, in perhaps his most insulting comment to date about the USA central bank.
President Donald Trump says the U.S.is missing out economically because "Boneheads" at the Federal Reserve won't lower interest rates at his insistence. Just last month, the president told reporters he doesn't want negative rates in the US, Reuters reports. The Fed's benchmark rate is now 2%-2.25% following a quarter-point reduction on July 31 - the first cut since the Fed lowered rates effectively to zero in 2008, during the worst financial crisis and economic downturn since the Great Depression. He is apparently trying to put pressure on the Fed by calling for a large rate cut before a policy meeting next week. The policy is meant to account for extremely weak economic conditions by essentially charging banks to hold reserve deposits at the Fed.
Mr Powell has vowed to act to ensure that American economic expansion continues, but warned the central bank has no "rulebook" for dealing with the US-China trade war.
Trump selected Powell to take over Fed leadership but has heaped constant criticism on him for his handling of policy, even speculating about whether he may be a bigger "enemy" than Beijing.
New blood test for prostate cancer
According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow out of control. Scientists are unsure as to what causes prostate cancer, but age, obesity and a lack of exercise are known risks.
Nadler Details Trump Impeachment Probe
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), on the other hand, has made it very clear that she doesn't support impeaching Trump. Evidence may be received in closed executive session.
Central banks around the world such as the European Central Bank, the Swiss National Bank and the Bank of Japan have below-zero rates as a means to make loans more enticing to stimulate their sluggish economies.
Fed officials balked at cutting rates below zero during the last downturn in part because of fears doing so would hamper money-market functioning and hurt rather than help banks.
The Fed chair noted, however, that unemployment had remained near historic lows for about 18 months while wages were rising, fuelling consumer spending.
Editor's note: Should the Fed deploy recession-era monetary policy while the economy is supposedly great and why?
Speaking during a ceremony to mark the 9/11 attacks, President Trump said "We had peace talks scheduled a few days ago". Opinion was similar among veterans specifically, with 58% saying the war was not worth fighting and 38% saying it was.
A search of Zhang's Palm Beach hotel room reportedly uncovered a device meant to detect hidden cameras and almost $8,000 in cash. Prosecutors said among the electronics Zhang possessed were numerous USB drives and a device that could detect secret cameras.
So you kind of feel a sense of responsibility to represent that as authentically as possible", Zellweger said. But beyond recreating the Hollywood icon's signature looks , Zellweger, does her own singing in the movie.
People living in Central Time, Mountain Time, Pacific Time will get the best visibility on Friday, September 13. However, it's only when either a micro moon or superman coincides with a full moon that the terms get used.
Cricket in Pakistan came to a halt in 2009, after the Sri Lanka team was attacked by gunmen on the way to the ground in Lahore. Sri Lanka named depleted squads for a six-match tour of Pakistan after 10 top players opted out citing security concerns.
The British government said it was disappointed by the decision and confirmed it would appeal to the Supreme Court. Labour's Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said Parliament should be recalled as early as this afternoon.
Astronomers detect the atmospheres by analyzing light from the host star as the exoplanet passes in front of it, or transits. Further studies are required to estimate cloud coverage and the percentage of atmospheric water present.
We wanted to leave (from Afghanistan) but we will leave in due time. "They reached important consensus on the peaceful agreement". It is widely thought that Trump has been pushing for a withdrawal of USA troops in time for his 2020 reelection bid.
According to a statement issued by his family, Johnston died of natural causes Wednesday morning at his Houston-area home. In Austin, Texas, he began cultivating a following by constantly passing out his cassette tapes to passersby.
It's not much smaller than the largest pterosaur ever found, excavated in Germany, which had a wingspan of about 12 metres. The specimen uncovered in 1992 belonged to a young Cryodrakon , and it featured a 5-metre-wide wingspan.
Before the incident, Riley was a bright student and active athlete. "And I am not okay with that", she said. Sarah says research shows that six months with short term memory can cause irreversible damage to the brain.
Officials are actively studying Boris Johnson's plan for a new bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland, it has emerged. However, only one in five unionists say they are prepared to accept it and 77% would rather leave with no-deal.
Apple launches Watch Series 5 with always-on display
There have been other tweaks, such as a new display driver to ensure the Apple Watch Series 5 doesn't glug down electrical juice. The Apple Watch Series 5 will be available in aluminum and stainless steel finishes as well as new titanium and ceramic models.
GameStop to close up to 200 stores
According to Jim Bell, GameStop CFO, the company closed 195 stores over the past year . Global sales decreased 14.3 percent to a total of $1.3 billion.
Rory McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year
The Tour also announced on Wednesday that 21-year-old South Korean Sungjae Im was voted the 2019 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. Im was the only rookie to advance to the Tour Championship and finished tied for 19th in the FedExCup standings.
"Acheter sur Google" arrive en France : on fait le point
De plus, Google présente également le panier multi-marchands qui permet de réunir l'ensemble de ses achats à un seul endroit. Si vous êtes mécontent de votre colis, grâce à " Acheter sur Google " vous bénéficiez d'une procédure de retour simplifiée.
Martinez scores hat-trick as Argentina hammer Mexico 4-0
We knew that if we recovered the ball, we would have to get it quickly to the striker. "It's no good if we just defend well". Everyone played for their lives for their team mate and for wanting to be in the Argentina national team.
Stop vaping — CDC Warning
Are marijuana vapes just as bad? You can get some vaping liquids that have THC in them, which is an active component of marijuana. Charlie Baker includes e-cigarettes into the definition of tobacco, making it illegal to vape where it is illegal to smoke.