Donald Trump

Cheat sheet: Can Trump actually fire Fed's Powell?


Media reports say President Trump is polling advisers on whether he can fire the head of the central bank. He probably can't, but that may not stop him from trying.


Trump discusses firing Fed's Powell after latest rate hike, sources say


President Donald Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as his frustration with the central bank chief intensified following this week’s interest-rate hike and months of stock-market losses.


The border wall fight is killing chances of year-end banking reforms


As Congress moves closer to its Dec. 21 deadline to keep the government funded, the outlook for more financial services regulatory relief continues to worsen.


'No wonder they've had 12 straight years of losses': Comments of the Week


Readers sound off on the CFPB's name change, whether the Post Office should be allowed to engage in banking services and the FDIC's call to revamp the de novo process.


Trump can't fire Jerome Powell. Will he try anyway?


The president’s escalating criticism of the central bank might be bluster. But it raises questions about how far he might go and what would happen if he tried to act.


Trump says he's 'not even a little bit happy' with Fed's Powell


President Trump stepped up his attacks on the Federal Reserve Board and its chairman, Jerome Powell, blaming the central bank for declines in the stock market.


Maxine Waters vows scrutiny of Trump-Deutsche Bank ties if chair


Democrat Maxine Waters, in line to take over the House Financial Services Committee, told colleagues she would undertake a deep dive into President Donald Trump's "money trail," beginning with ties to Deutsche Bank.


Bank CEO's fire-and-rehire maneuver reaps windfall at taxpayer expense


A multimillion-dollar deal between Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Stephen Calk was supposed to deliver 400 new jobs to the city. Here’s what really happened.


Volcker praises Powell as Fed chairman faces attacks from Trump


Legendary former central banker Paul Volcker praised Jerome Powell as the current Federal Reserve chairman faces fire from President Donald Trump for raising interest rates.


Top Democrat on House banking panel among those targeted with suspicious packages


Authorities intercepted the package sent to the office of Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., on the same that pipe bombs were reportedly sent to former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.