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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell has been under pressure from President Trump to cut interest rates. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Fed Cuts Interest Rates For 1st Time Since 2008

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (from left), U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He gather for a meeting in Beijing on May 1. They are meeting again in Shanghai this week. Andy Wong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks about the Green New Deal in Washington, D.C., on May 13. She has shined a spotlight on a once-obscure brand of economics known as "modern monetary theory." Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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This Economic Theory Could Be Used To Pay For The Green New Deal

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Tomas Philipson, University of Chicago professor speaks at a conference in 2008. Philipson was named as the acting chair of Trump's Council of Economic Advisers. Fred Prouser/Reuters hide caption

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Data Shows U.S. Trade Gap With China Widened During Month Of June

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference on May 1 in Washington, D.C. He is testifying before Congress this week about economic challenges. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Fed Chairman Powell Hints At Interest Rate Cut; Stocks Rally

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Taking Stock Of The June Jobs Numbers

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Labor Department Says U.S. Employers Added 224,000 Jobs In June

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Trump Names 2 New Candidates For Federal Reserve Board

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Trump Administration Threatens Tariffs On $25 Billion Worth Of European Imports

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After G-20 Summit, Trump Holds Talks With North Korea's Leader

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G-20 Summit: Trump, Xi Agree To Renew Trade Talks

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U.S. And China Agree To Restart Trade Talks

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