Muslims across the world celebrate Qurban Bayram
The festival, which is also known as the Festival of Sacrifice or Big Eid, follows Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. The Islamic calendar is based on the lunar cycle, so the date changes every year as it depends on the sighting of the moon.
In an interview with Reuters published on Monday, the president said he was "not thrilled" with the rate rises under new Fed boss Jerome Powell, repeating comments made last month about the bank's tightening measures. It followed reports earlier in the day that Trump had criticised Powell at a private GOP fundraiser.
"It would appear that Mr. Trump would like to keep the USA dollar a little on the weak side in order to remain competitive", said CMC Markets chief markets analyst David Madden. Trump has departed from this past practice and said he would not shy from future criticism should the Fed keep lifting rates. But Trump has repeatedly lashed out at Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.
So, for investors who wish to decide whether to take a position in the yellow metal in the wake of declining prices, the ongoing US Federal Reserve will be of paramount importance as the fate of interest rates in the US will hence decide the price trajectory of the metal.
Wall Street's major indexes rose on Monday on optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, though they fell from session highs after Trump's comments. The president does choose members of the policy-setting Fed Board, and in addition to Powell, he has appointed one Fed governor and nominated three others.
Asked if he believed in the Fed's independence, Trump said: "I believe in the Fed doing what's good for the country".
"Am I happy with my choice?" Trump told Reuters, referencing Powell. Presidents have not commented on Federal Reserve policy in over twenty years after Bill Clinton chose to stay mum on the central bank's choices. "I'll let you know in seven years".
Paul Pogba admits Manchester United deserved to lose to Brighton and Hove Albion and must improve before they face Tottenham . But the damage had already been done as Brighton sat comfortably on their lead until virtually the last kick of the match.
Alan Shearer has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Newcastle United's draw with Cardiff City . Etheridge's penalty stop was his second in successive games after saving one in the opening game at Bournemouth.
Where will Chelsea finish in the Premier League this season? "That is why I give it my all at every given opportunity". There was a period of six months where there was a lot of upheaval, I would say, now it is all changed.
The Associated Press unveiled its Top 25 preseason rankings Monday, and the University of Miami is No. 8. It was the tenth consecutive year in which the Seminoles have opened the season ranked in the AP poll.
Move Minutes are pretty self-explanatory: Any movements through the day will be tracked either by your phone or smartwatch. Each piece of activity during the day earns the user Move Minutes which are of course recorded in the Google Fit app.
The puzzling statement, however, reflected an ongoing theme in Giuliani's interviews in defense of Trump. In the matter of "truth is not truth", understood as intended, Giuliani is right and Todd is wrong.
Hazard has two years to run on the five-year contract he signed in February 2015. "We want to defend by looking only at the ball". Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is set to hold showdown talks with club officials this week over his future.
Director Danny Boyle has exited the planned Bond 25 film scheduled for release in 2019 over " creative difference". It is likely to be Craig's final appearance as Bond , fulfilling his five-film contract.
Cabello achieved the unthinkable later in the show when she took home the top prize - video of the year - for "Havana ". She hit back at the comedian, jumping to the defence of Normani - another member of the band.
US deports 95-year-old ex-Nazi guard to Germany
That is the same year 6,000 Jewish prisoners were shot to death there in one of the largest single massacres of the Holocaust. He was the last of nine Nazi collaborators under deportation orders in the US , eight of whom have died in the last decade.
Madonna makes Aretha Franklin's death about herself
I got cut and rejected from every audition - not tall enough, not blend-in enough, not 12-octave range enough, not pretty enough. Following Franklin's death, MTV asked Madonna to add a tribute to Franklin in her introduction. "No to this Aretha tribute".
Tesla rival Lucid Motors may snatch Saudi Arabia EV funding
"Musk also expressed a desire to improve production to the point where Tesla can make two cars at once", said the report . Tesla's stock woes are continuing amid worries about the viability of CEO Elon Musk's plan to take the automaker private .
Canadian IndyCar driver Wickens injured in crash at Pocono
Two other drivers, Pietro Fittipaldi and James Hinchcliffe , underwent X-rays at the infield care center following the crash. It was red flagged and the drivers were permitted to step out of their cars till the fencing was being repaired.
Urban Meyer investigation could go past initial timetable
Acting head coach Ryan Day met with the media for the first time during the Buckeyes' fall camp Friday, which began August 3. Day issued a statement Friday afternoon providing an update about Ohio State's fall practices to date.
India military base open to commercial flights in flood zone
The health experts have warned of water-borne diseases, a possible rise in cases of leptospirosis, bacterial diseases etc. Kerala has 41 rivers flowing into the Arabian Sea, and 80 of its dams are now said to be open after being overwhelmed.
Trump Lashes Out at Russia Probe as 'McCarthyism'
On Saturday evening, McGahn's lawyer confirmed the White House counsel had cooperated with Mueller's team. McGahn is "doing exactly the right thing, not merely to protect himself, but to protect his client".