Economy

Investors hope Powell's speech offers clarity. But will it?

23 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Against the backdrop of a vulnerable economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell takes center stage Friday with the financial world seeking clarity on whether...
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Poll shows confidence shaky in Trump's economy

2 hours ago   |   Newsday

Losing steam? Just about every day now, even as he claims no worries about a recession. Donald Trump betrays anxiety about economic growth going pffffft when he's trying to win...
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Trump's Trade War Won't Head off a Recession

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

We're going to have a recession sooner or later. But Trump's trade war hurts the economy, and his tax cut ideas won't help. Here's what we should do.
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What Could Sink Trump's Chances in 2020?

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

President Trump's economy is still booming. But his opponents here and abroad are counting on a recession to derail him.
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Bernie Sanders offers a massive climate plan. Environmentalists cheer, but will it be too much for voters?

4 hours ago   |   The Washington Post   |   2 articles

Sanders's new $16.3 trillion climate plan would remake large sections of the U.S. economy. Many environmentalists praise its sweep, but some Democratic strategists worry it...
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The economy's fine, so why shouldn't Team Trump try to keep it that way?

The economy's fine, so why shouldn't Team Trump try to keep it that way?

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

Claims by Democrats that the economy is on the brink of disaster may be a load of wishful-thinking, but that doesn't mean the White House shouldn't be looking at ways to keep...
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The G-7 Is Dead. Long Live Jackson Hole

The G-7 Is Dead. Long Live Jackson Hole

6 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy   |   2 articles

This year's summit of the leading industrial nations will be the most dysfunctional ever. Do the world's central banks have the firepower to save the global economy?
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Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit focused on world economy

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit in France over the weekend by discussing the...
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Democrats see opening on economy, resist cheering recession

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

PROLE, Iowa - Campaigning under the stifling August sun, Joe Biden assailed President Donald Trump's trade war with China, accusing him of squandering a strong economy and...
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Is The U.S. Economy Strong Enough To Withstand Another Slowdown Or Recession?

7 hours ago   |   NPR

Signs the economy is weakening have raised concerns about the Trump administration's moves to erode financial safeguards put in place after the last recession.
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Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

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Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

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Panthers QB Newton leaves exhibition game with foot injury

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