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Trump is probably going to get his way with the Federal Reserve this year

January 9, 2019

Via: CNBC

As President Donald Trump jawbones the Federal Reserve, the likelihood that he’s going get what he wants this year from the central bank continues to grow.

Markets expect the Fed to hold off on rate hikes and are even anticipating the possibility of a cut during the next year or two, playing into the low-rate environment the president has espoused.

That in turn would decrease the chances that Trump might try to fire Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, a move universally regarded as difficult to achieve and likely disruptive if not disastrous for the market.

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