Free Falling: Interest Rates, UK Ambassador’s Resignation, and Ticker Tape

Free Falling: Interest Rates, UK Ambassador’s Resignation, and Ticker Tape

Skimm This - July 10, 2019 - 11:45

Today, the Federal Reserve’s top guy Jerome Powell spoke. He doesn’t do that much. But when he does - it’s important. Especially when it comes to interest rates. We’ll tell you what you – and your wallet – need to know. Meanwhile, there is drama going down across the pond. (Again.) Some comments the UK ambassador to the US made about President Trump leaked. Now, the ambassador is saying ‘cheerio’ to his post. We’ll explain. Also on today’s episode: why ticker tape parades are a thing, and the unexpected impacts of tariffs.

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