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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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Clash of GOP titans as Trump v Kochs feud escalates
July 31st, 2018  5:27 PM

Clash of Republican titans: Trump calls Koch brothers a 'total joke'

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Trump says Koch brothers are 'a total joke' in GOP
July 31st, 2018  11:24 AM

President Donald Trump is lashing out at the billionaire industrialists, Charles and David Koch, after their political advocacy arm declared it wouldn't support a GOP candidate in North Dakota.

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Kochs won't help top GOP Senate candidate in key state
July 30th, 2018  4:59 PM

Conservative Koch brothers turn back on Republican Party in key Senate race

Kochs won't help top GOP Senate candidate in key state
Can big-spending US consumers and businesses sustain growth?
July 27th, 2018  2:42 PM

Big-spending consumers and businesses drive US 2nd quarter growth, but will it last?

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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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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
European Central Bank says rates will remain low for months
July 26th, 2018  11:15 AM

The European Central Bank says interest rates will stay low well into next year, even though the U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to raise rates again.

European Central Bank says rates will remain low for months
The Latest: Trump: US needs 'people with training' for jobs
July 19th, 2018  3:40 PM

President Donald Trump says nearly two dozen companies and trade organizations are signing his pledge to provide job training and apprenticeship programs as a way to boost the U.S. economy

The Latest: Trump: US needs 'people with training' for jobs
ECB research says stimulus didn't favor the rich
July 18th, 2018  2:11 AM

The European Central Bank is quietly pushing back against criticism of its stimulus policies, publishing a research paper from economists who found the bank's efforts did not increase inequality in wealth or income

ECB research says stimulus didn't favor the rich
Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming
July 17th, 2018  4:22 PM

Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming at gradual pace

Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming
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 budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June
July 12th, 2018  2:59 PM

US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June, reflecting drop in corporate tax payments

US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June
Stuck in trade war, US and China face uncertain path to deal
July 10th, 2018  8:00 PM

Who blinks first? US and China face an uncertain path to peace in their trade war

Stuck in trade war, US and China face uncertain path to deal
Puerto Rico governor rejects budget in challenge to board
July 2nd, 2018  6:17 PM

A disagreement over which budget Puerto Rico will use this fiscal year has deepened as the governor of the U.S. territory Signed the version approved by legislators instead of the one implemented by a federal control board

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US GDP revised down to lackluster 2 percent rate in Q1
June 28th, 2018  1:48 PM

US economy slows to 2 percent rate in Q1, but big rebound likely in Q2

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US GDP revised down to lackluster 2 percent rate in Q1
June 28th, 2018  9:09 AM

US economy slows to 2 percent rate in Q1, but big rebound likely in Q2

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South Korean president in Russia to boost economic ties
June 22nd, 2018  10:19 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Moscow on a trip intended to boost bilateral economic ties

South Korean president in Russia to boost economic ties
Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending
June 20th, 2018  4:40 PM

The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs

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