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Steel and aluminum tariffs are not hurting the economy, study says  CNBC

Supporters of the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel and aluminum are making the case that they have worked as intended, without the huge ...


Unrest in France Hinders Macron’s Push to Revive Economy  The New York Times

The Yellow Vest protests roiling the country have cost businesses billions of euros and threatened President Emmanuel Macron's strategy for growth.


10,400 Verizon workers quit their jobs. That's a good sign for the economy  CNN

A lot of people want to quit their jobs at Verizon, and that's a really good sign for the economy.


Europe could 'infect us': Richard Fisher on risks to the economy  CNBC

Richard Fisher, a senior advisor at Barclays and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, says he thinks a slowdown in the economy is more ...


The Debt Threat to the Economy  The Wall Street Journal

As rates rise, paying back government borrowing will consume the credit needed to sustain growth.


One Part of Australia’s Economy Is Booming: Illegal Drugs  Bloomberg

As the Reserve Bank frets about Australia's slowing levels of consumption, it's found one area that appears to be holding up well.


Goldman Sachs: As long as consumers keep shopping, there's hope for the economy  CNBC

Although falling stocks and rising interest rates will continue to weigh on sentiment, those negatives are likely to be offset by higher wages and retreating oil ...


Richard Fisher: 'Horrifically bad' education system biggest economic threat  CNBC

Richard Fisher says America's "horrifically bad" primary and secondary education system is the biggest long-term threat to the U.S. economy – especially as ...


China's Political Economy After 40 Years of Reform  The National Interest Online

The year 2018 marks the fortieth anniversary of China's “reform and opening up.” In the past four decades, China's program of economic reforms has seen its ...


Red Dead Online's Economy Changes Work Well Enough, But Questions Remain  Forbes

After players had a collective meltdown about the state of the Red Dead Online beta's economy at launch, Rockstar reacted swiftly to course-correct, changing a ...


State: No growth seen in Connecticut's 'gig economy'  Hartford Courant

Employment in Connecticut's “gig economy” — characterized by freelance and contract work outside of the traditional labor force — is showing no signs of ...


Report: Colorado economy to keep growing in 2019  7NEWS Denver

A recent report says the Colorado economy will continue to grow next year, but perhaps at a slower pace.


Goldman warns a sharp US economic slowdown next year could see financial markets running 'scared'  CNBC

Global equity markets could struggle to come to terms with a dramatic slowdown from the world's largest economy next year, one Goldman Sachs strategist told ...


EDITORIAL: Housing market plays catch-up with economy  Lowell Sun

If you're one of the many Massachusetts residents scrambling to buy your first house or condo, the state's latest residential real estate price and inventory figures ...


Another sign of a wobbly economy in weaker November jobs report  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Americans got another positive jobs report on Friday -- but it was full of warning signs that the economy is beginning to stutter.


Cheaper Oil Ripples Through the Global Economy  The Wall Street Journal

Analysts are weighing which energy firms are best equipped to cope with lower oil prices should the rout persist.


Migration and the Economy—an Inseparable Pairing  Inter Press Service

MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 11 2018 (IPS) - On the streets of Casablanca there is only one thought on the mind of Ibrahima, a young Senegalese migrant.


We are often wrong about crime, sex, climate change and the economy, survey finds  USA TODAY

Crime, violence, sex, climate change, the economy – we're getting what we think we know about the world all wrong, according to a recent survey about global ...


Goodyear halts tire production in Venezuela as economy slips  WAFB

U.S. tire company Goodyear has announced it will no longer continue production in Venezuela as economic conditions in the South American nation continue to ...


New report predicts strong Tucson economy  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON – Things are looking up for the Tucson economy. That is according to the latest economic outlook report from the University of Arizona's Economic and ...


The stock market is overreacting because fears about the economy are overblown  MarketWatch

A volatile stock market, spurred by mixed signals on trade, has stoked fears that the U.S. economy will take a sharp downturn in 2019. The recent tumult has ...


Japan economy contracts more sharply than forecast  MarketWatch

TOKYO--Japan's economy contracted more sharply than initially estimated in the July-September quarter due to weaker-than-expected capital spending by ...


The hidden risk in the startup economy  VentureBeat

The startup economy of today is eerily similar to the banking sector of 2007 right before the financial crisis. In testimony to Congress about the causes of that ...


Opec Output Cuts Prompt Sharp Revisions To Economic Growth Forecasts For Gulf Countries  Forbes

Gulf countries could face a far slower rate of economic growth next year as a result of the agreement by Opec members and others to curb oil production.


Dallas mayor says Trump administration's proposed 'public charge' rules would harm city's immigrants, economy  Dallas News

The city of Dallas is taking a stand against the Trump administration's proposed changes that could make it more difficult for some immigrants to...


Study Reveals The Billions Of Dollars U.S. Consumers And The Economy Lose To Occupational Licensing  Forbes

One in five Americans needs an occupational license to legally work. The costs to the government of regulating occupations may be low, but the cost to ...


America’s economy is both booming — and fading  The Washington Post

The economy is booming, but for most Americans, its long-term trajectory remains downward.


The economy will surprise to the high next year, predicts investment advisor  CNBC

"The yield curve will invert, and one of the reasons is inflation is going to be much lower than expected," says Ark Invest CEO Catherine Wood.


Charlotte CEOs: We’re working to prepare for the next downturn  The Charlotte Observer

CEOs of Bank of America, Duke Energy and Sealed Air said during a panel in uptown Charlotte N.C. Monday that although the local economy has recovered ...


Blame Washington for painful sell-offs not economic problems, Wall Street bull Rich Bernstein says  CNBC

Institutional Investor hall of famer Rich Bernstein believes stocks should be reflecting a healthy economy right now.


How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems  USA TODAY

Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.


For the American Economy, Storm Clouds on the Horizon  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Emerging signs of weakness in major economic sectors, including auto manufacturing, agriculture and home building, are prompting some ...


Millennials Didn’t Kill the Economy. The Economy Killed Millennials.  The Atlantic

The American system has thrown them into debt, depressed their wages, kept them from buying homes—and then blamed them for everything.


Your love of index funds is terrible for our economy  MarketWatch

Michael Brush says index funds cause irrational stock-market meltups and meltdowns, and recommends 4 fund-management stocks that are cheap.


Wall St. Ignored Signs of Trouble for Months. Now It Sees Risks Everywhere.  The New York Times

For stock investors in the United States, the political and economic outlooks have suddenly become ominous. More volatility could be in store this week.


UK economy slows as car sales fall  BBC News

Growth in the UK's economy has slowed as car sales fell and the manufacturing sector stalled, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said. The economy ...


Economy cools after summer heatwave | Business  The Times

The economy stalled in the three months to the end of October amid a slowdown in manufacturing and construction.GDP growth in the three months slowed to ...


Arrest of Huawei executive is a dangerous escalation of Trump’s economic war with China  MarketWatch

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) — The arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is a dangerous move by President Donald Trump's administration in its ...


How Pollution Can Hurt the Health of the Economy  The New York Times

Many studies show a relationship between pollution and negative educational and earnings outcomes.


Report challenges Matt Bevin's claims of economic revival in Kentucky  Courier Journal

The Kentucky Center for Economic Policy says economic data and a close look at corporate investment announcements shows job growth has slowed.


Businesses help carry economy in first half of Trump presidency, but fading investment could spell trouble in 2019  MarketWatch

The U.S. economy bolted ahead in the first year and a half of Donald Trump's presidency on the promise of big tax cuts that fueled a surge in business ...


China cannot outrun the dismal history of planned economies | TheHill  The Hill

China's rise has been driven by a focused economic modernization program that made effective use of the post-war global liberal economic order. With access ...


Fed’s Brainard Sees Reasons for Economic Optimism but Flags New ‘Crosscurrents’  Wall Street Journal

Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard signaled support for an interest-rate increase at the central bank's meeting this month but said new headwinds could ...


Scottish beer and pubs add £1.66 billion to 'local and national' economy  The Drinks Business

As businesses across the UK continue to struggle in an uncertain economic climate, several reports have been comissioned stressing the importance of ...


Trump's meddling is bad for the economy  Chicago Tribune

When it comes to the economy, Trump should leave well enough alone.


Fed chair says economy is in 'good health' despite risks  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) America's economy is still growing robustly, but a string of possible outside shocks including President Donald Trump's protracted ...


Three problems to fix in 2019 | World Economic Forum  World Economic Forum

2018 will go down in the record books as one of seemingly incessant geopolitical acrimony. For many policymakers, the imminent turn of the calendar offers brief ...


The US economy is strong. Three signs it won't last  CNN

Washington (CNN Business) Economic expansions never go on forever. As the United States' long, slow recovery from the Great Recession stretches past the ...


Italy Tries to End Budget Fight With EU as Economy Teeters on Recession  Wall Street Journal

Italy's populist government is looking for a route out of a fight with the European Union over its budget, as the financial fallout from the clash pushes the economy ...


The economy is booming, but Americans still aren't moving  Axios

The U.S. mobility rate dropped again to a new low in 2017, with just 10.1% of Americans moving homes, according to new data from the Census Bureau.


The 'yield curve' can show rising risks of an economic 'shock,' St. Louis Fed says  CNBC

Yes, this is another story about the dreaded yield curve. Late last week, the St. Louis Fed weighed in on the topic, examining why economic recessions tend to ...


IMF warns storm clouds gathering for global economy  Reuters

One of the International Monetary Fund's top officials warned on Tuesday that storm clouds were gathering over the global economy and that governments and ...


The Scariest Economic Chart In The World Right Now May Come From China  Forbes

Move over, U.S. economy: The real action in global forecasting these days lies in figuring out what is happening in the world's second largest economic ...


Think Minnesota’s economy is great? Conservative group says not so fast.  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Minnesota's economy is meh — average — and underlying factors suggest “signs for concern,” according to a report issued Tuesday by a local conservative ...


India taps ex-economy secretary Das to head central bank  Nikkei Asian Review

MUMBAI -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has named former economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das as the Reserve Bank of India's new gov.


The UK government says its Brexit deal will hurt the economy  CNN

It's official: The British government's plan for leaving the European Union will be bad for the economy.


U.S. Economy - Slowly Rolling Over  Seeking Alpha

US economic growth is rock solid but signs of a slow-down are increasing. Both the Euro Area and China are already in a strong slowing cycle. I expect a ...


The Economic Forecast for 2019: Less Growth and More Uncertainty  The Wall Street Journal

Among the big questions: What will the Fed do? And what impact will President Trump's trade policies have on business investment?


German economic expectations rise, says ZEW  MarketWatch

FRANKFURT--German economic expectations rose in December but they remained below the long-term average, the ZEW economic research institute said ...


US economy set to slow, says IMF chief economist  Financial Times

The US is likely to feel the effects of sharply slowing growth elsewhere in the world, the International Monetary Fund's chief economist has said amid signs of a ...


Can anything hold back China’s economy?  The Washington Post

The United States can bluster but it cannot, in an open world, suppress the Chinese economy.


Economists see the Trump economy slowing drastically next year before a possible recession in 2020  CNBC

The economy's growth could slow to a crawl by the end of next year and fall into recession by 2020, economists say.


How closing America's doors on refugees like me will hurt the economy  CNN

Our country stands to lose if we slam the door on the world's refugees. President Trump should give vulnerable and suffering people a fair chance to win asylum ...


Mixed Signals on the Economy  U.S. News & World Report

The key housing and auto sectors are sending mixed signals about the future.


North Korea may be looking to copy Vietnam's economic path  Quartz

North Korea's foreign minister just visited Vietnam on a trip that many believe was to learn about Vietnam reformed its economy.


Trump’s two favorite economic metrics — the stock market and the trade deficit — are failing him  The Washington Post

The stock market is careening and the trade deficit is the widest in 10 years as Americans buy more foreign goods but struggle to sell products abroad.


'Bond king' Jeff Gundlach says yield curve inversion means 'economy is poised to weaken'  CNBC

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach believes that the recent inversion of the U.S. Treasury yield curve is a signal that the economy is set to weaken.


Forecast for Arizona's economy in 2019 includes more jobs, growth and 100,000 new people  AZCentral

"Momentum is carrying us into a pretty good year in 2019," said Lee McPheters, an economics professor in the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU.


Turkish economic growth slows sharply in third quarter  Financial Times

Turkish economic growth slowed sharply in the third quarter after a currency crisis fuelled record inflation rates and curbed consumer demand, raising the ...


Millennials aren't killing industries, the economy is  Washington Examiner

Millennials can't catch a break. They're constantly blamed for the worst of society. We all know the stereotype: lazy, socialist snowflakes living in their parents' ...


Travelling around the US in 'basic economy' is not a great idea  Jacaranda FM

Flying over the holidays is stressful enough, but now with airlines introducing the new "basic economy" tickets that come with heavy restrictions, it might be better ...


Japan's economy shrinks most in four years as global risks hit business spending  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese economy contracted the most in over four years in the third quarter as companies slashed spending, threatening to chill the ...


Euro-Area Economy Puts Another Dent in ECB Hopes for Rebound  Bloomberg

The euro-area economy stumbled again this month, with a key indicator falling to the lowest in four years, denting expectations for an economic pickup after a ...


Trump’s uncertain trade policy is plaguing the economy. Congress can help — by giving him what he wants.  The Washington Post

The new bargain represents a tweak of NAFTA which, if enacted, would stabilize a hemispheric trade area that Trump had threatened to destabilize.


Despite pause in trade war, U.S. and China’s economic relationship is forever changed  The Washington Post

The Trump-Xi deal has raised hopes of a truce, but the last two years have permanently altered the relationship between the two world powers.


Slight Majority Approve of Trump's Handling of Economy  Gallup

President Donald Trump has a 53% approval rating on his handling of the economy, about the same as in August. His ratings for handling foreign affairs, ...


U.K. Economy Falters Over the Many Unknowns of Brexit  Wall Street Journal

Uncertainty over the fate of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans is taking a toll on the British economy, and next week's parliamentary vote on the ...


U.S. Jobs Report Could Bring Further Sign Economy Is Losing Steam  TheStreet Tech

The U.S. probably saw healthy but declining jobs growth last month, keeping the unemployment rate at a half-century low even amid signs that the economy ...


Japan's economy has a $5 trillion problem  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business) An epic bond-buying spree by Japan's central bank means it's now sitting on assets worth more than the country's entire economy.


Poll finds 39 percent say economy will perform the same in 2019 | TheHill  The Hill

Thirty-nine percent say they believe the economy will perform "about the same" in 2019 as it did in 2018, according to a new American Barometer survey.


Trump's tariff tweets tank markets, and maybe the economy  Washington Examiner

No sooner had President Trump helped reinvigorate a badly listing stock market than he utterly ruined it by pronouncing himself “Tariff Man” in an astonishingly ...


UK economic growth slows on flat factory output  Financial Times

UK economic growth slowed in the three months to the end of October suggesting that a boost to growth over the summer was merely a blip, according to official ...


Cheap oil is no longer a huge positive for the US economy  CNN

President Donald Trump is calling for oil prices to go lower, but crude's deepening bear market comes with significant negative consequences.


CEOs are losing faith in the U.S. economy  Yahoo Finance

CEO confidence in the economy for the next year is at its lowest level in 12 months, adding to a growing body of evidence and the market's negative trend is ...


Global slowdown: 3 of the top 4 economies are suffering  CNN

The global economic slowdown is happening and could spread to the United States next year.


Trump’s economy will boost wages  MarketWatch

Workers are getting higher wages, but can the Trump economy keep delivering?


Turbulent Stock Market Is Flashing a Warning About the Economy  The New York Times

Stocks often pick up subtle changes before they appear in the economic data. Other markets have also been signaling worry.


Does the oil meltdown signal economic trouble ahead?  CNN

Crude oil's sudden meltdown could be nothing to worry about. Or it could be a sign that the world economy is sick.


Steel Tariffs and Hot Economy Take Toll on Infrastructure Projects  The Wall Street Journal

State and local governments could have to pay millions more to finance projects as the Trump administration's steel tariffs, combined with a strong economy and ...


Voters mostly dislike Trump even as they like how he's doing with the economy — which could mean trouble for his 2020 re-election campaign  CNBC

Glowing views on President Donald Trump's handling of the U.S. economy have failed to boost his overall approval rating. The trends outlined in two new major ...


The economy of the Philippines wobbles  The Economist

FOR DECADES economists wondered why the Philippines was doing so badly compared with its less gifted, more tigerish neighbours. In recent years, they ...


The New Economy and the Trump Rump  The New York Times

Why we went from regional divide to political chasm.


Lim, explain economy and Icerd - Nation  The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA leaders are training their guns on Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, asking him to come clean on the state of the economy as well as the ...


Federal report says climate change will wallop U.S. economy  NBC News

Federal report says climate change could cost the United States hundreds of billions of dollars by the turn of the century and calls for immediate action.


Trump’s big 2020 problem: The economy could be in recession  The Washington Post

Forecasters are predicting a slowdown, and the president may look for someone to blame.


North-south economic divide set to narrow as Brexit hits London growth  The Guardian

Slowing growth in London since the Brexit vote has put the British economy on track to narrow the north-south economic divide over the coming three years, ...


India's economy just suffered a sharp slowdown  CNN

Gross domestic product expanded 7.1% in the quarter ended September, according to official data. That's a big step down from 8.2% growth in the second ...


Meet the 5 Countries That Will Dominate the Global Economy in 2030  The National Interest Online

Mexico is currently the eleventh-largest economy in the world, and it may surprise. Partially a derivative of its proximity to the U.S. market, and partly due to ...


Capital spending boom will continue for the next 3 years: Hassett  Fox Business

White House Council of Economic Advisors Chairman Kevin Hassett on Monday said a capital spending boom is giving the U.S. economy Opens a New ...


How to future-proof India's economy  World Economic Forum

India's reforms have made it the most improved G20 economy in the Global Competitiveness Index 4.0. Now it needs to make sure its most valuable asset ...