Fiscal Policy - News Headlines

US October budget deficit jumps to $100.5 billion
November 13th, 2018  3:04 PM

Federal government records $100.5 billion October deficit, up sharply from year ago

US October budget deficit jumps to $100.5 billion
China's premier reassures region on growth, South China Sea
November 13th, 2018  7:23 AM

China seeks to reassure neighbors on support for growth, peaceful intentions in South China Sea

China's premier reassures region on growth, South China Sea
Newly empowered Dems take aim at Trump business conflicts
November 8th, 2018  7:22 AM

House Democrats prepared to use their majority and subpoena power to go after Trump financial records

Newly empowered Dems take aim at Trump business conflicts
With split Congress, prospect for economic deals looks dim
November 8th, 2018  12:18 AM

With a divided Congress, prospects for legislative breakthroughs on the economy look dim

Donald Trump
Asian shares rise on hopes for Chinese stimulus for economy
October 31st, 2018  11:22 PM

Asian shares rise on hopes for Chinese stimulus as manufacturing slows

Peter Mazza, Michael Urkonis
China manufacturing weakens to 2-year low amid trade battles
October 31st, 2018  1:29 AM

China's manufacturing activity falls to 2-year low in October, adding to pressure on Beijing amid tariff war with Washington

China manufacturing weakens to 2-year low amid trade battles
Progress? Gridlock? How midterm vote could affect US economy
October 30th, 2018  12:30 PM

How the results of the midterm congressional elections stand to affect US economy

Rod Sommer
Russian, Italy vow to expand ties despite EU sanctions
October 24th, 2018  2:08 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte have pledged to boost economic ties between their countries despite European Union sanctions against Russia

Russian, Italy vow to expand ties despite EU sanctions
Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level
October 17th, 2018  3:42 PM

Fed minutes: Officials discussed possible need to push interest rates to restrictive level

Jerome Powell
Dems shift line of attack, warning of GOP threat to Medicare
October 17th, 2018  2:46 PM

With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are warning that Republicans will go after cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security to balance budgets if they control Congress after the midterms

Mitch McConnell
UK wages grow at fastest in a decade but Brexit casts shadow
October 16th, 2018  7:37 AM

Wages in Britain are rising at their highest rate in nearly a decade, which should shore up living standards as the country navigates the final few months of the Brexit discussions.

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US budget deficit hits highest level in 6 years
October 15th, 2018  6:02 PM

The federal budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018

US budget deficit hits highest level in 6 years
European Central Bank confident in plan to remove stimulus
October 11th, 2018  8:43 AM

Top European Central Bank officials expressed confidence at their last meeting that inflation is trending toward levels more consistent with a strong economy after 2.5 trillion euros ($2.9 trillion) in bond-purchase stimulus

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European Central Bank confident in plan to remove stimulus
October 11th, 2018  8:05 AM

Top European Central Bank officials expressed confidence at their last meeting that inflation is trending toward levels more consistent with a strong economy after 2.5 trillion euros ($2.9 trillion) in bond-purchase stimulus

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US unemployment falls to 3.7 percent _ lowest since 1969
October 5th, 2018  8:59 PM

The U.S. unemployment rate has fallen to 3.7 percent, the lowest since 1969, when young men were being drafted to fight in Vietnam and the American auto industry and the space program were going full blast

US unemployment falls to 3.7 percent _ lowest since 1969
Not since 1969: US regains ultra-low 3.7 pct. unemployment
October 5th, 2018  10:45 AM

Not since 1969: US regains ultra-low 3.7 pct. unemployment in a very different economy

Not since 1969: US regains ultra-low 3.7 pct. unemployment
Eurozone nations sharply criticize Italian spending plan
October 1st, 2018  2:33 PM

Eurozone nations put Italy under immediate pressure over what they see as budget proposals which would pile on even more debt on its own citizens and skirt the rules of good fiscal housekeeping among the 19 nations sharing the currency

Eurozone nations sharply criticize Italian spending plan
US construction spending up slightly 0.1 percent in August
October 1st, 2018  10:24 AM

US construction spending edged up slight 0.1 percent in August, led by government projects

US construction spending up slightly 0.1 percent in August
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's falsehoods on health plan protections
October 1st, 2018  2:40 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims he will 'fight for' health coverage that protects people with pre-existing medical conditions, but that's not what his Justice Department says

Jerome Powell
AP FACT CHECK: The Kavanaugh nomination and the world beyond
September 29th, 2018  3:48 PM

AP FACT CHECK: For once on the sidelines, Trump expounds on interest rates and trade while Kavanaugh judges himself exonerated, prematurely

Donald Trump

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