Donald Trump asks for 'big' rate cut as Fed Reserve faces challenges

The Federal Reserve is poised to cut interest rates for the second time this year on Wednesday as policymakers try to get ahead of economic risks emanating from a global slowdown, President Trump’s trade war and uncertainty about the road ahead.   The central bank's leadership is under immense political pressure from Trump, who denounces its reluctance to slash rates more aggressively on Twitter almost daily.

  “Will Fed ever get into the game? Dollar strongest EVER!” Trump said in a tweet on Monday. “Big.

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