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Trump says 'cordial' talk with Fed's Powell covered negative interest rates, trade

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Trump says 'cordial' talk with Fed's Powell covered negative interest rates, trade
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures with Jerome Powell, his nominee to become chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria   -   Copyright  CARLOS BARRIA(Reuters)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he met with U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Monday and discussed a wide range of topics including negative interest rates, monetary policy easing, dollar strength and U.S. trade with China and the European Union.

“Just finished a very good & cordial meeting at the White House with Jay Powell of the Federal Reserve. Everything was discused including interest rates, negative interest, low inflation, easing, Dollar strength & its effect on manufacturing, trade with China, E.U. & others, etc.,” Trump tweeted.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)