Job creation last month surged far past analyst expectations.
The president also called for the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates.
Almost all of the Fed’s 12 districts reported modest growth over the past few months.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell normally spends his days in the marble halls of Washington, meeting with senators and Fed economists.
The U.S. economy is in good shape, Powell says.
Sluggish economic growth is a trend pervasive across New England.
Her remarks go against a widely heralded beliefs on Wall Street and inside the Fed
Most Fed officials agreed the current level of rates will remain appropriate.
The Fed has blessed what will be the nation's sixth largest bank.
Trump called the meeting "very good & cordial."
Despite weakness in investment, strong consumption can lead to 2 percent economic growth in 2020.
Consumers are driving the U.S. economy, Fed chair says.
In the U.S., the total labor force is expanding at a rate of roughly 0.5 percent, compared to about 2.5 percent in the 1960s.
Powell reiterated what he said during the Fed's two-day meeting in October: The current level on its benchmark interest rate will likely remain "appropriate."
Fed chairman will share his perspective two weeks after the bank cut interest rates for a third time this year.
"We are competing against these other countries, nonetheless, and the Federal Reserve doesn't let us play the game," Trump said.
The Federal Reserve should be taking a 'wait and see' approach, argues the Atlanta Fed president.
The stock market may be good to investors for the next two months.
The central bank said Wednesday it would cut interest rates for the third time this year.
Economists widely expected the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by 25 basis points.