Jerome Schneider, PIMCO Head of Short Term Portfolio Manager, breaks down nominal and real interest rates. Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton Chief Economist,reviews the history of the Fed's independence. Adam Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics President, worries that President Trump is becoming 'Nixonian.' Jane Foley, Rabobank Head of FX Strategy, and Michael McKee, Bloomberg News International Economics & Policy Correspondent, hop on the show to discuss the potential of a currency war. Vincent Cignarella, Bloomberg Americas Global Macro Squawk, and Margaret Brennan, CBS Face the Nation Host, offer their expertise on market and political news of the week.