The interview comes just a few days before the US Federal Reserve gathers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming for the annual Economic Symposium. This week, Fed Chair Jerome Powell will give a speech on Friday and the summit will address the issue of changes in market structure and monetary policy implications.
The minutes of the last Fed meeting took place around the turn of this month, will be released on Wednesday. Investors will look in the minutes for signs of where the economy and monetary policy might go in the future.
As for the trade front, markets have recently become nervous due to reports of a nine-man delegation from Beijing meeting with state officials later this week. The news, which was first reported by the Wall Street Journal, added that this could lead to a potential meeting between China's presidents and the US later this November.