Fed wraps monetary policy meeting, keeping interest rates unchanged amid signs of strengthening economy

The Federal Reserve wrapped up its July monetary policy meeting Wednesday with the announcement that it will keep the federal funds rate at its targeted 0% to 0.25% range.  (iStock)…

GOP lawmakers call out Yellen for dodging oversight hearing while meeting with Dems behind closed doors

Former Treasury Department spokesperson Monica Crowley on the Biden administration and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen pushing a global minimum tax rate.  Republican lawmakers issued a letter Wednesday accusing Treasury Secretary…

Powell’s press conference, Federal Reserve meeting: LIVE Updates

Kaltbaum Capital Management President Gary Kaltbaum and Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato weigh in on the latest Federal Reserve decision, today’s markets, earnings season and economic trends.  The…

Fed meeting as surging inflation, rising COVID-19 cases rattle US economic recovery

Penn Mutual Management CIO Mark Heppenstall on his outlook for the markets, Federal Reserve and investors buying American. Federal Reserve policymakers are meeting this week as the U.S. economy and…

Ex-coach/player wants meeting with Goodell over Asian remark

Former NFL player and coach Eugene Chung is still waiting to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding an anti-Asian comment he says a team made about him during a job…

Dow 35,000: Inside the climb ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting

Woodshaw Financial Group Principal D.R. Barton on his outlook for the markets. What a difference just four days can make for stock market investors.  Ticker Security Last Change Change %…

Biden, Harris tout $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan during meeting with union, business leaders

President Biden, VP Harris meet with union and business leaders to discuss infrastructure framework President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris hosted business and union leaders for a discussion…

Obama ethics chief blasts Biden WH ‘blind spot’ over Hunter Biden meeting with potential art buyers

Former President Obama’s ethics chief ripped the White House Wednesday after a new report revealed that President Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, will be attending two art shows in Los Angeles…

School board meeting gets heated as parents demand mask policy be dropped

Parents attending a Virginia school board meeting gave heated testimony on why students should not be masked for the coming year.  “You’re all hypocrites,” parent Annie Palumbo told the Virginia…

VP Kamala Harris tested negative for COVID-19 after meeting with Texas Democrats, Psaki says

Vice President Kamala Harris tested negative for COVID-19 after meeting with several Texas House Democratic lawmakers who recently contracted the virus, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed on Monday.…