Dr. Michael Busler, Ph.D., is a public policy analyst, economics expert and a professor of finance at Stockton University in New Jersey. Live By The Stock Market, Die By The Stock Market. Of all the holiday gatherings Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, gets invited to, a sit- down in the Oval Office might be one of the last he’d want to attend. Just days after President Donald Trump blamed the Federal Reserve chairman for the stock market’s December swoon and discussed with aides his desire to fire him, White House staff are reportedly working to set up a meeting between the two men.