The president has made a habit of criticizing the chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome H. Powell, whom he picked to lead the central bank.
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Some are preparing for a potential downturn by cutting spending and raising money earlier than planned. Just as they did before.
The company, like much of corporate America, has not made good on its promised investment surge from President Trump’s 2017 tax cuts.
In testimony before Congress, Jerome Powell also suggested the Fed can test the labor market’s limits.
Ben Casselman, an economics reporter, uses a programming language called R and works with vast data sets. But he says interviews still make for the best stories.
Usually the most strait-laced of investors, insurance companies are letting loose to gain some income, drawing the attention of regulators.
Fed research suggested higher minimum wages did not cost jobs in border counties. Industry-level analysis and real-life stories back that up — with caveats.
SoftBank poured money into start-ups that use armies of contractors. That has upended the lives of drivers, hotel operators and real estate agents around the world.
The city of Ruzhou spent big, then used its health care workers to raise money, as local governments look for ways to keep the economy going.
Elizabeth Warren’s tax proposals would significantly curb the gigantic fortunes of America’s richest families over time.
Severe weather carries economic and financial stability risks, officials say. The nation’s top economic authority is paying attention.
We’ll never know for sure whether the risks were as great as the yield curve and other signs suggested.
Investors are feeling better about the economy, but the yield curve has already predicted a recession.
Some may argue that top earners are simply super skilled, but that’s not what the evidence suggests.
Beijing is reining in small financial institutions that once lent with abandon. But the process has generated painful headlines.
The development suggests progress toward an interim agreement that would provide relief to businesses and consumers.
Doug Parker has been chief executive of three airlines. But he had never faced a challenge like the grounding of the 737 Max.
Efforts by Apple, Facebook and Google to address the California housing crunch must contend with the forces that created it.
The overall trade deficit continued to widen in the first nine months of 2019, suggesting that the global trade wars haven’t had the desired effect.
A setback with India and continuing negotiations with the United States test Beijing’s talk of lowering global barriers.