Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, July 18th. President Donald Trump criticised the Fed for raising interest rates, a rare rebuke by a sitting president that upends longstanding executive branch protocol to avoid commenting on monetary policy. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

President Donald Trump criticised the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate rises and voiced his dissatisfaction with the strong US dollar, sending t(...)