Economic Outlook - News Headlines

Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip
August 16th, 2018  9:23 PM

While Trump officials see a long-standing boom, economists foresee slower growth ahead

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic mirage; Sanders on Medicare
August 11th, 2018  8:11 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's overblown and false claims about tariffs, the economy, wildfires and vets; misleading rhetoric from Sen. Bernie Sanders on 'Medicare for all'

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Strong US growth likely drove healthy job gain in July
August 3rd, 2018  6:50 AM

Strong US growth likely drove healthy job gain in July; unemployment rate may slip to 3.9 pct.

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Another tech stock tumble pulls US indexes sharply lower
July 30th, 2018  5:02 PM

Technology stocks continued to fall on Wall Street, extending their losses from the end of last week

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Tech stocks tumble again, pulling US indexes lower
July 30th, 2018  1:21 PM

Technology stocks continued to fall on Wall Street, extending losses from the end of last week

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Fed is set to leave rates alone as trade war raises anxiety
July 30th, 2018  12:08 PM

Fed is set to leave rates alone this week in the face of trade threats

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Flip side of home sales drop: It helps remodeling businesses
July 30th, 2018  10:39 AM

Small businesses whose success is tied to the housing market are looking healthy as home sales drop

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Trump officials predict sustained growth in the economy
July 30th, 2018  12:30 AM

Trump's top economic advisers forecast an economy that will continue to grow, an assessment few outside economists agree with

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Trump officials predict sustained growth in the economy
July 30th, 2018  12:26 AM

Trump's top economic advisers forecast an economy that will continue to grow, an assessment few outside economists agree with

Steve Mnuchin, Mick Mulvaney
Trump again seemed to preview release of good economic news
July 27th, 2018  3:17 PM

Trump again seemed to preview release of good economic news

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US economy grew at a brisk 4.1 percent rate last quarter
July 27th, 2018  1:32 PM

US economy grows at strong 4.1 percent annual rate in second quarter, best showing since 2014

US economy grew at a brisk 4.1 percent rate last quarter
US economy surges to 4.1 percent growth rate in Q2
July 27th, 2018  10:34 AM

US economy grows at strong 4.1 percent annual rate in second quarter, best showing since 2014

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Trump hails Illinois steel mill as an economic success story
July 27th, 2018  12:37 AM

President Donald Trump is trumpeting his trade deal with European allies, hailing it as a benefit to Iowa farmers

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews claims on economy, GDP growth
July 26th, 2018  11:08 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is prematurely suggesting he proved naysayers wrong in boosting U.S. economic growth and falsely asserting the economy is the best "we've ever had"

AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews claims on economy, GDP growth
June durable goods up solid 1 pct ... manufacturers abide
July 26th, 2018  11:06 AM

Orders for US long-lasting goods rebound in June after 2 months of declines

June durable goods up solid 1 pct ... manufacturers abide
IMF: Venezuela's inflation on track to top 1 million percent
July 23rd, 2018  8:44 PM

The International Monetary Fund says inflation in Venezuela could top 1 million percent this year as the country's historic crisis deepens. It says the economic turmoil compares to Germany's after World War I and Zimbabwe's more recently.

IMF: Venezuela's inflation on track to top 1 million percent
Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade
July 19th, 2018  12:49 AM

Asian stock markets drift in mixed trading as investors await further moves on trade

Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade
South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast
July 18th, 2018  3:21 AM

South Korea is dramatically cutting its jobs outlook and slightly cutting its economic growth forecast

South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast
Powell bullish on US economy, expects rates to keep rising
July 17th, 2018  10:06 AM

Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy points to gradual rate hikes

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US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June
July 16th, 2018  11:46 AM

US retail sales rose at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June as optimistic Americans spend more

US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June

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