Trump's victory challenges Fed policy, independence

Some analysts fear Donald Trump's sharp attacks on the Fed and especially Chair Janet Yellen, could lead to greater political interference in monetary policyHow his proposed, dramatic policy shifts impact the economy could influence Fed plans to resume raising interest rates after a year’s hiatus, which was widely expected to begin in December. Meanwhile, Trump’s sharp attacks on the Fed and especially Chair Janet Yellen during the campaign, some worry, could lead to greater political interference in monetary policy.

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