President Donald Trump (left) has been taking potshots at Fed chairman Jay Powell (right) for months for insisting on raising interest rates. Photo: Reuters
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Like it or not, politics is creeping into the US Federal Reserve

  • With Donald Trump nominating Herman Cain and Stephen Moore to join the board of governors, the world’s most important central bank could lose its neutrality

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President Donald Trump (left) has been taking potshots at Fed chairman Jay Powell (right) for months for insisting on raising interest rates. Photo: Reuters
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